As you might have already guessed I no longer really do anything on this website however I have recently started a new website http://www.kyleshikes.com. There you can find new blog posts, many of the photographs that I have taken, outdoor themed gear … Continue reading
Loyalsock State Forest is the heart of Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains Region, and provides thousands of visitors amazing hiking, canoeing and camping experiences. But now, Governor Corbett is on the verge of allowing gas companies to drill it. This would be the … Continue reading
Running along the weathered summit of Tussey Mountain the Jackson Trail connects Jo Hayes Vista and Route 26 to the Mid-State Trail. On the way to Old Pine Vista you encounter numerous scenic views on the northern and southern slopes of the mountain that look … Continue reading
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This short hike along the Mid-State Trail takes you to a number of vistas that look out over the Bear Meadows Natural Area, a bog formed in the last ice age located in the heart of Rothrock State Forest.
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Tagged Bear Meadows Natural Area, Big Flat, Grass Mountain, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Indian Wells Vista, Little Flat, Little Mountain, Mid State Trail, Mountains, MST, Overlook, Pennsylvania, Rothrock State Forest, Scenic View, Thickhead Mountain, Tom Thwaites, Vista
Well here we are once again Fall is over Winter has begun and I miserably await the arrival of spring when I plan to wear out the bottom of both of my kayaks, my fishing poles and several pairs of boots. … Continue reading
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This short hike follows a section of rail bed at the end of which you’ll find the remains of an abandoned tunnel as it enters Conocoheague Mountain.
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Tagged Conococheague Mountain, Conococheague Mountain Tunnel, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Mountains, Newport and Shermans Valley Railroad, Pennsylvania, Perry County, Railroad, Railroad Tunnel, Tunnel Trail, Tuscarora State Forest
Driving Directions Parking Lot GPS Coordinates: 40° 17′ 11.698″ N, 77° 28′ 12.837″ W Facilities: State forest campsite behind the vista. Elevation: ~2020 Restrictions: Not Applicable Nearby Trails: Tuscarora Trail Flat Rock Trail Rattlesnake Trail Nearby Attractions: Colonel Denning State … Continue reading
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Tagged Bowers Mountain, Colonel Denning State Park, Doubling Gap, Doubling Gap Vista, Mountains, Overlook, Pennsylvania, Perry County, Scenic Overlook, Tuscarora State Forest, Vista
The main section of Dutchman Falls (~27′) This less than 1/2 mile hike takes you down the beginning of the Loyalsock Trail to Dutchman Falls, a 27′ cascadejust off of the trail that is formed where Dutchman Run emptys into Loyalsock Creek.
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Tagged Dutchman Falls, Dutchman Run, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Loyalsock Creek, Loyalsock State Forest, Loyalsock Trail, Mead Road, Mountains, Pennsylvania, Sullivan County, Waterfall
This short walk through the woods follows an old forest road to Adam’s Falls, a series of small waterfalls around an early 20th century waterwheel once used to generate electricity.
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Tagged Adam's Creek, Adam's Falls, Delaware Water Gap, Gov. Sproul, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Mountains, Pennsylvania, Pike County, Waterfall