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Hickory Run State Park

RR 1 Box 81, White Haven, PA 18661-9712
570-443-0400
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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York, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
449 helpful votes 449 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The lake side beach is good. The state park is quite big and we were not able to cover the entire park, however, we went towards the lake side and had good time with friends. Wish we had more time to explore more...

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is the second time I have been here. It is truly a magnificent creation. It amazes me that this would be where it is at. I would come here again. I just wish that there was a t-shirt I could buy depicting the boulder field.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Have never seen anything like it. Amazing geology due to glacier age. Must do if you're in the area. Worth the 3+ mile down a 1 lane road to get there.

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Kingwood, Texas
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186 reviews 186 reviews
69 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had an afternoon to kill while visiting family in Hazelton and went to check out this park. The mid October colors of the forest were really beautiful and we enjoyed driving through the park which is free to do. From what we could tell you only have to pay if you are camping. There are plenty of trails and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I went car camping in late September and it was a great experience. We stayed at the state park campground and the sites were well spaced and some were pretty secluded. The hiking and boulder field were really cool. I would recommend the Shades of Death Trail for the scenery. The campground store is great too- we... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped here while staying in the Poconos to specifically do some hiking. It had been raining in the morning so we didn't start till around 11. It was a Saturday but the trails were not very full. We went to the park office and got the trail map and took the Shades of Death trail that started right there.... More 

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just came back from camping here again. Glade to tell you the camp store is now under new management, and is back to the old store it was ! This store has everything you need if you forget anything on your trip! Even has coffee and hot chocolate ready to drink! I am glade to see this store run as... More 

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cherry hill, nj
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited the park over the weekend and did the shadows of death trail. Sounds awful but it's a fairly easy hike with some pretty waterfalls scattered throughout. About a mile and a half round trip with lots of roots.. you must be attentive because it's very easy to trip. Otherwise a nice way to spend a little time outdoors. After... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was the fourth year in a row that we were able to camp at Hickory Run State Park. We have gone at various times during the summer and would like to go back in the fall for a little cooler weather camping. We generally camp in a walk-in site since they are back from the center of the tent... More 

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live in Jim Thorpe so it's in my Back yard it was the first time I went here I just love it! What wonderful way to spend nice day family friendly too

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