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Best trails in Jim Thorpe

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Looking for a great trail near Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Hickory Run State Park or Lehigh Gorge State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hawk Mountain Sanctuary or Seven Tubbs Nature Area. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Jim Thorpe ranging from 1.2 to 27.1 miles and from 580 to 1,797 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Jim Thorpe
Top trails (15)
#1 - Tank Hollow Trail
State Game Lands Number 141
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
#2 - Glen Onoko Falls Loop
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
NOTE: As of October 2020, a portion of this loop is closed permanently due to dangerous conditions. The closed portion runs directly from the road along the falls. This is a short but strenuous hike with beautiful views of waterfalls. A very steep uphill climb but worth it for the view. Show more
#3 - D&L Trail: Jim Thorpe to White Haven
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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Length: 24.4 mi • Est. 10 h 47 m
Many sections of packed, crushed stone. Other sections undeveloped and may only be passable by hiking or mountain bike.Show more
#4 - Glenn Oko Falls Short Loop
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Please note: the portion of this loop that goes along the falls is permanently closed.Show more
#5 - Mount Pisgah Trail
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 34 m
#6 - Lehigh River Gorge: Jim Thorpe to Penn Haven Junction
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
#7 - Lehigh Gorge Trail from Jim Thorpe to Abandoned Tunnel
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
#8 - Glen Onoko Falls and Lehigh Gorge Overlook Trail [CLOSED]
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
NOTE: A portion of this loop is closed. The closed portion goes straight from the road up to the falls. Please be respectful and do not hike this closed section. This is a dangerous and difficult hike. Proper hiking shoes and gear recommended. This is a great hike with beautiful viewpoints of the falls. There is need for some scrambling and crawling. The top of the last fall is blocked off due to danger hazards. This trail is not very well marked especially at the bottom so beware of your general location. Show more
#9 - D&L, Uranium Road, Deer Path and American Standard Loop
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 27.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
#10 - Drakes Creek Trail
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
This trail begins at Drakes Creek Access Road. At the end of the trail, some people continue walking along the train tracks. Please exercise caution if you choose to continue.Show more
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