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Pine Creek Gorge

4797 Rte. 660, PA 16901-7252
+1 888-846-4228
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Easy trail

Nice and easy, packed down trail. Peak foiliage is 1st week of October. We missed it by a month but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Pine creek bike trail

Watch out for the biting flies along the pine creek bike trail. Need to ride 10 mph to keep flies... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Karen B
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This canyon runs for approximately 47 miles and is 1,450 feet at its maximum depth.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rail trail” (10 reviews)
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4797 Rte. 660, PA 16901-7252
+1 888-846-4228

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and easy, packed down trail. Peak foiliage is 1st week of October. We missed it by a month but it was cool to see half frozen waterfalls! Take the hike!

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Watch out for the biting flies along the pine creek bike trail. Need to ride 10 mph to keep flies off you.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We made it eventually, but typing Pine Creek Gorge into Google Maps or Waze will take you to a creek on the side of a road, which is about an hour away from Leonard Harrison State Park, which is where you actually want to go....More

6  Thank violetdoll
Reviewed July 24, 2017

In the area of Pine Creek Gorge several times a year and it is always a wonderful place to visit. Nice hiking and biking trails on the rail trail. Take time and enjoy God's wonderful work.

2  Thank Bluebirdsinging
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Stopped on our way across the northern tier as my girlfriend had never been to see it. We drove up to the east rim overlook during the mid-morning and it wasn't very crowded. The view was spectacular as you would expect. The restrooms were clean...More

2  Thank mrpesce
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I could tell you all day how beautiful this place is and never really explain it. The sights are amazing and the place is spotless,people at the gift shop/information were so nice and helpful. You have to see it for yourself. The views at all...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed November 1, 2016

It is quite easy to get to great viewpoints. If you are in the area in mid October, the leaf peeping should be great. Probably crowded on weekends. There is a walkway to the canyon floor, but be aware it is a ways down and...More

3  Thank TomWall60
Reviewed October 28, 2016

I visited this state park in October and camped at a primitive campsite overnight with a friend. The parking location is less than half a mile from the primitive campsites, and is well maintained. The campsites too offer good views of the gorge. The place...More

2  Thank subh27
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The Pine Creek Gorge and the Grand Canyon of PA are one in the same per the PA DoC map. It is bordered on the East rim by Leonard Harrison State Park and easily accessible from Wellsboro, PA and Rte 660. Colton Point is located...More

4  Thank Spikey116
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I drove here for a day trip with my fiancé and my dog. The view is gorgeous and really impressive. It's a really nice place to walk and hike as well. My fiancé and I went to the Colton State Park view but I believe...More

2  Thank Sam D
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October 14, 2016|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
Leonard Harrison state park has great views from observation decks with just a short walk from the car. Also there is a rail trail at the bottom with parking spaces. If your not in good shape do NOT try the turkey trail... More