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RED ROCK TRAIL

HIGHLIGHTS: Manicured trails right off the road. The spur to Mount Sophia takes you to a pine and hemlock upland at 1,600 feet. At any time of year, this small preserve brims with everyday wonders of flora and fauna.

 

TRAIL INFORMATION: Trails are well-groomed, but frequently have fallen oaks to climb over. Many sections of the trails have stone steps and switchbacks. The map at the trailhead kiosk shows 4 miles of trails. The center loop is a wide, gravel path of about a mile.

 

For trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

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SAVE THE DATE: UPCOMING HIKES IN 2017

 

Aug. 19: Cherry Valley Golf Course

Sept. 23: Paradise-Price Preserve to the Brodhead

Oct. 21: Spruce Lake*

*Tentative

 

HIKER'S ARCHIVE

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pasold farm nature preserve

64 acres of “enchantment"

 

For trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

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MOUNT WISMER

Panorama from the top

 

For trail information, a map and feature story, click here.

 

 

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MOUNT WISMER
"FROM THE TOP"

 

An easier way to get to the top of Mount Wismer for the beautiful view.

 

For more trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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Long Swamp JOURNEY

Visit a relic of the Ice Age

 

For trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

 

 

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PINEBROOK PARK

Easy, flat trails for all

 

For trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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CHILDS PARK

Water, water everywhere

 

 

For trail information, a map and feature story, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Price property

Preserved in perpetuity

 

 

To read more about the natural wonders of this property and how it's been preserved, click here.

 

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WEST END REGIONAL PARK

An easy 3.3 miles

 

For more trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

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ZIMMER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

History to be found

 

For more trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

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PROMISED LAND

Family-friendly outing

 

For trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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BRUCE LAKE
NATURAL AREA

An 8-mile trail network featuring wildlife and two lakes.

 

For trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.line

SWIFTWATER FOREST PRESERVE

Explore the old woods

 

For trail information, photos, a map, videos, and a feature story, click here.

 

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THUNDER SWAMP

What glaciers made

 

For trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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AUSTIN T. BLAKESLEE
NATURAL AREA

A nearby haven for hikers

 

 

For trail information, a map, videos, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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STAIRWAY RIDGE

Well worth the climb

 

For trail information, a map, videos, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

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CHERRY CREEK LOOP

Easy, interesting 2.6 miles

 

For trail information, a map, videos, photos and a feature story, click here.

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Sherwood ForestSHERWOOD FOREST

GREENWAY

A view from the top

 

For a trail map, photos, videos and a feature story, click here.

 

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SHUMAN POINT NATURAL AREA

An oasis along Lake Wallenpaupack

 

 

For trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

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PARADISE-PRICE PRESERVE

 

Easy, 1-mile trail through woods, and then another trail leading to waterfalls.

 

For photos, trail map, hiker's hints and a feature story, click here.

 

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McmICHAEL cREEK TRAILS

A network of trails along the beautiful McMichael.

 

For more trail information, photos, a map and a feature story, click here.

 

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thomas darling preserve

Footbridges, boardwalks, ancient marsh waters and glacier-carved landscape. 

 

For trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN NATURE PRESERVE

 

Scenic views, glacier-deposited boulders and a woodlands rejuvenating after extensive logging.

 

For trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LACAWAC SANCTUARY

 

Lake views, extensive wildlife, and QR codes to scan along the trails for more information.

 

 

For more trail information, a map, photos and a feature story, click here.

 

 

 

 

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MOUNT NEBO

Secluded yet close to civilization; 159-acre park straddles a ridge between two creeks. Outer loop trail is 2 miles, with many spurs.

 

For trail map, photos, a feature story and more, click here.

 

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ORCHARD PARK

A sweet and easy walk at a Price Township park that was once an apple orchard. Click here to read about the park. Article by Rocca Papa courtesy of Pike & Monroe Life, published Feb. 19, 2016.