The citizens of pennsylvania may not have such giants but there is a wide range of stunning waterfalls in the state. And again i m defining almost roadside as waterfalls that can be seen by walking hiking 5 minutes or less.
The best almost roadside waterfalls in western pennsylvania.
Waterfalls in pa map. Pennsylvania s hilly terrain is home to many waterfalls. Located within the glens natural area a national natural landmark the falls trail travels along 22 named free flowing waterfalls each cascading through rock strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. Take a steep three mile round trip hike down turkey path trail less than half a mile down is a 70 foot cascading waterfall with a series of waterfalls at the lowest parts of the trail.
Perhaps you think of tarzan. Anyway we re betting that you don t think of your own backyard. The best waterfalls are in the state s north east corner especially along the delaware river.
The map browser is designed to allow for easy browsing of waterfalls in any given state county or based on a special topic like the top 100 list. Located in the delaware water gap national recreation in the pennsylvania poconos dingmans falls is a great one for people who love waterfalls but hate hiking. Surprisingly though pennsylvania has many tucked away waterfalls.
For this next section i m defining western pennsylvania as anything west of state college centre county. Bushkill falls and dingmans falls are both 100 feet high. Using the map browser.
Ganoga falls ricketts glen state park. When you think waterfalls you might think rain forests parrots and tigers. Northern pennsylvania waterfalls colton point state park colton point state park has a series of waterfalls at the bottom of branch fourmile run.
Salt springs state park. The waterfalls are spectacular and easy to get to but some trails are for the more advanced hikers as the trail gets close the the cliff edge and that makes me weirded out a bit so just be aware of what trail you. Cucumber falls at ohiopyle state park is one of the most photogenic and most photographed waterfalls in all of western pennsylvania.
And the jonathan run trail may be the best mile for mile waterfall hike on the western side of pa as well. While this one does require a few minutes of walking it s along a wide and flat wooden boardwalk through the woods. If you are looking for ideas here are 15 amazing waterfalls in pennsylvania.
The falls trail at ricketts glen state park is arguably the best waterfall viewing in pennsylvania. Here are 17 gorgeous waterfalls hidden in pennsylvania. Cataloged confirmed unconfirmed unknown inundated disqualified private.
How to get there. I have yet to visit this area but hope to make it there someday. The opportunity to see them on a day out perhaps with a picnic is priceless.
Mapped waterfalls in pennsylvania united states display options. Dingmans falls is an amazing waterfall and easily accessible for those that don t want to hike. Read on to discover 17 of the best waterfalls.
The author at upper jonathan run falls ohiopyle state park. List view view in google earth help.