Best trails in Pennsylvania

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Trying to find the best Pennsylvania trails? AllTrails has 2,104 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Pittsburgh, York or Philadelphia, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Pennsylvania state park trails, check out Ricketts Glen State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Fairmount Park near Philadelphia or Wissahickon Valley Park near Flourtown. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 1,104 easy trails in Pennsylvania ranging from 0.6 to 61.9 miles and from 0 to 3,208 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 Pennsylvania
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#1 - Mount Minsi via Appalachian Trail
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Mount Minsi via Appalachian Trail is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#2 - Ricketts Glen Falls Loop
Ricketts Glen State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Please beware of weather related closures. Falls Trail in Ricketts Glen State Park is the classic hike in the park. It's also one of the best hikes in all of Pennsylvania and is considered by many tShow more
#3 - Glen Onoko Falls and Lehigh Gorge Overlook Trail
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
IMPORTANT: This is a dangerous and difficult hike. Proper hiking shoes and gear recommended. Beware that access to the falls may be restricted at certain times. Please see the park's website for up Show more
#4 - Ricketts Glen Falls
Ricketts Glen State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
17 Amazing waterfalls along a steep but well-maintained trail Have good footwear for this one...It's often wet and slippery even though the trail is maintained in excellent condition. This hike is aShow more
#5 - Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail
Fairmount Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail is a 9.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#6 - Kelly's Run Loop Trail
Holtwood Recreation Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Kellys Run Nature Preserve contains a loop trail near the Susquehanna River. The trail is rocky and steep in some places but it is a beautiful hike with views of small but picturesque waterfalls. PresShow more
#7 - Shades of Death Trail
Hickory Run State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
A beautiful walk along a stream in a rhodedendron forest This is a personal favorite, you will walk along a stream through a beautiful forest then towards the end enter some rocky areas. The HickoryShow more
#8 - Hawk Falls Trail
Hickory Run State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 29 m
Hawk Falls Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#9 - Wissahickon Gorge North Loop
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Wissahickon Gorge North Loop is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Mason-Dixon Trail: Lock 12 to E Posey Rd
Airville, Pennsylvania
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 55 m
Following the blue-blazed trail, this hike begins at the historic Lock 12 of the Susquehanna Canal then heads south for a quick loop on Peavine Island. Access to Peavine Island is seasonable and a secShow more
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