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Monthly Archives: September 2011
This short 1 mile long out and back trail takes you along a broad gravel trail through the forest to Beam Rocks, a geologic marvel consisting of 60′ – 90′ tall sandstone rock outcroppings.
This short gravel path leads to an observation platform on the southern edge of Spruce Flats Bog, a former glacial pond that is home to a varied assortment of wildlife and plants.
A short rocky hike on a small section of the John C. Saylor Trail that takes you south from the parking area along PA 56 to Wolf Rocks a jumbled mass of large sandstone rocks.
With summer now ended and autumn beginning I thought that I’d take a couple of minutes to pour through all of the pictures I have of this summer and spring and share some of my favorites. After narrowing down the … Continue reading
I took these pictures from the Shikellamy State Park Overlook a day before the Western and Northern Branches of the Susquehanna River crested at Sunbury, when it did crest the height of the river was 31.66′ which is about 4′ lower … Continue reading
This short loop trail takes you to the small but scenic Adam’s Falls where a small creek has eroded the rock that it once flowed over leaving behind a broad rock ledge that overhangs a shallow cave. Below the falls … Continue reading
A short walk down the clearly defined and mostly level gravel path leads to Adams Falls, a small creek fed waterfall that pours out over a broad rock ledge. At the base of the falls large rocks, eroded from the rock … Continue reading
This scenic trail takes you north though the woodlands along Linn Run past the ruins of a pre World War Two hunting lodge to Flat Rock, an enormous boulder exposed and worn smooth over the millenia by the swiftly flowing … Continue reading
Towering 360’ above the above the confluence of the Western Branch and the Northern Branch of the Susquehanna River Shikellamy State Park features two overlooks on the Eastern side of Blue Hill. The overlooks, perched atop the sheer cliffs that fall … Continue reading