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PARADISE-PRICE PRESERVE TO THE WATERFALLS

HIGHLIGHTS: Brodhead Creek falls, evidence of wildlife, native plants in woodsy setting

TRAIL INFO:A challenging hike of about 5 miles. Some trails are wide, grassy and level; others are steep and rocky. Yellow blazes mark part of the way. Elevation change of about 300 feet.

 

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

HIKE EVENT!

Join hike leader Carol Hillestad for a challenging hike of about 5 miles. A shorter option will be offered (see below).

 

WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017

WHERE: Meet at Paradise-Price Preserve, Henry’s Crossing Road. Take Route 191 in Paradise Valley to Cranberry Creek Road. From Cranberry Creek Road, take Henry’s Crossing Road. When you cross the railroad tracks, the trailhead is on your right. If you wish, bring a snack to enjoy at the falls.

SHORTER HIKE OPTION: An easy, 1-mile round-trip walk is planned for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at this preserve. No view of the falls, but we will see a large glacial split rock and enjoy a leisurely walk in the early fall woods.

COST: Free; registration is required.

FOR INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727; email info@brodheadwatershed.org. The hike series is administered by Brodhead Watershed Association and supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.

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SAVE THE DATE: UPCOMING HIKES IN 2017

 

Oct. 21: Big Woods

Nov. 18: Nothstein Preserve

 

HIKER'S ARCHIVE

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pasold farm nature preserve

64 acres of “enchantment"

 

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MOUNT WISMER

Panorama from the top

 

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MOUNT WISMER
"FROM THE TOP"

 

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

 

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Long Swamp JOURNEY

Visit a relic of the Ice Age

 

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PINEBROOK PARK

Easy, flat trails for all

 

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CHILDS PARK

Water, water everywhere

 

 

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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

 

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ZIMMER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

History to be found

 

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PROMISED LAND

Family-friendly outing

 

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BRUCE LAKE
NATURAL AREA

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

 

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SWIFTWATER FOREST PRESERVE

Explore the old woods

 

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THUNDER SWAMP

What glaciers made

 

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AUSTIN T. BLAKESLEE
NATURAL AREA

A nearby haven for hikers

 

 

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STAIRWAY RIDGE

Well worth the climb

 

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CHERRY CREEK LOOP

Easy, interesting 2.6 miles

 

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Sherwood ForestSHERWOOD FOREST

GREENWAY

A view from the top

 

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SHUMAN POINT NATURAL AREA

An oasis along Lake Wallenpaupack

 

 

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PARADISE-PRICE PRESERVE

 

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

 

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McmICHAEL cREEK TRAILS

A network of trails along the beautiful McMichael.

 

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thomas darling preserve

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

 

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CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN NATURE PRESERVE

 

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

 

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LACAWAC SANCTUARY

 

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

 

 

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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.

 

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RED ROCK TRAIL

Manicured trails (4 miles of them) 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.

 

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CHERRY VALLEY
WILDLIFE REFUGE

193 acres of forested preserve featuring Cherry Creek, two walking loops and a gazebo at highest point of trail system

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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.