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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Tagged Centre County, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Huntingdon County, Jackson Trail, Mid State Trail, Mountains, Overlook, Pennsylvania, Rothrock State Forest, Scenic View, Tussey Mountain, Vista
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
Posted in Bald Eagle State Forest, Hiking Trails, Loyalsock State Forest, PA State Forests, Rothrock State Forest, Tuscarora State Forest, Vista's, Waterfalls
Tagged Appalachian Trail, AT, Bald Eagle State Forest, Blue Mountain, Buffalo Valley, Cayuga Falls, Centre County, Chimney Rocks, Colonel Denning State Park, Cumberland Valley, Dutchman Falls, Dutchman Run, Falls Trail, Flat Rock Trail, Flat Rock Vista, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Huntingdon County, Jackson Trail, Jo Hayes Vista, Lehigh County, Loyalsock Creek, Loyalsock State Forest, Loyalsock Trail, LT Trail, Luzerne County, Mid State Trail, Mountains, Northumberland County, Overlook, Pennsylvania, Ricketts Glen State Park, Rothrock State Forest, Scenic View, Schuylkill County, Shawnee Falls, Shikellamy Overlook, Shikellamy State Park, Sullivan County, Sunbury, Susquehanna River, Tuscarora State Forest, Tussey Mountain, Union County, Vinegar Run, Vinegar Run Falls, Vista, Waterfall, Waterfalls, White Mountain, White Mountain Natural Area, Wildlife
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.
Posted in Hiking Trails, Tuscarora State Forest
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
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
The tallest waterfall in Pennsylvania Raymondskill falls tumble 180′ as Raymondskill creek swiftly descends towards the Delaware River. A viewing platform at the base of the falls offers a view of the falls as the water cascades down from the … Continue reading
Following the Flat Rock Trail you quickly climb to the summit of Blue Mountain and connect to the Tuscarora Trail which you follow to an even higher section of Blue Mountain where you’ll find Flat Rock Vista looking out over … Continue reading
Posted in Hiking Trails, Tuscarora State Forest, Vista's
Tagged Colonel Denning State Park, Cumberland County, Cumberland Valley, Doubling Gap, Doubling Run, Flat Rock, Flat Rock Trail, Flat Rock Vista, Hiking, Hiking Trail, Overlook, Scenic View, South Mountain, Tuscarora State Forest, Tuscarora Trail, Wildcat Run