Hiking in Pennsylvania (PA) offers a diverse range of trails. From the shoreline of Lake Erie to the Appalachian Mountains, there's something for everyone.
Eastern Pennsylvania offers plenty of trails that run along lakes and rivers, like the Delaware River. Hike under the forested tree canopy and enjoy the views that these beautiful bodies of water have to offer. The Appalachian Mountains run through Central and Eastern Pennsylvania and the wooded Appalachian Trail is always sure to provide strenuous hikes with rewarding scenic views.
Western Penn has plenty to offer as well with miles of Lake Erie shoreline. Trails meander along sandy beaches near the Lake, and also provide winding forested trails that offer views as well. Allegheny National Forest is a popular recreation area with plenty of trails running through miles of old growth forest. Hike near lakes and streams in the woods of some of Pennsylvania's best parks, and don't forget to check out more urban hikes near cities like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
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