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Pine Creek Gorge

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Address: 4797 Rte. 660, PA 16901-7252
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This canyon runs for approximately 47 miles and is 1,450 feet at its...

This canyon runs for approximately 47 miles and is 1,450 feet at its maximum depth.

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Great views and beautiful during foliage time

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
Rockville, Maryland

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 up again. Some of the view points are handicap friendly.

Thank TomWall60
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 may be hard to find while driving though as the signs along the dirt roads... More 

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Williamsville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 on the Western rim of Pine Lake Gorge, aka Grand Canyon of PA. It is... More 

Thank Spikey116
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 you can also see it from Leonard Harrison State Park. It's a nice place for... More 

Thank Sam D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

It might take hour to get from somewhere down inside the canyon (where pine creek flows) to the upper rim of the canyon to one of the scenic overlooks (where the views are great). Just two different views of the same thing.

1 Thank David F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

If you are passing through Wellsboro, be sure to take the short ride to see Pine Creek Gorge or the Pa Grand Canyon. You will be astounded at how rugged the landscape is and how deep the gorge. This is part of a Pennsylvania State Park so admission is free. You can go to either the west or east sides;... More 

Thank Linda B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Both are great, but I put "Pine Creek Gorge" into google maps and ended up an hour away from my destination. There are some great areas for swimming and kayaking in Pine Creek Gorge. The views are amazing from the PA grand Canyon. If you're trying to get to PA grand canyon, it's actually located in Colton Point State Park.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Words fail to describe this beauty. Miles of mountains surround a river for a almost never ending view of nature. Many different types animals roam freely including eagles and black bears. There are many ways to see the gorge. Two parks are within the gorge; the Colton state park is a park features several viewing areas to look out into... More 

6 Thank Justin W
Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

All of the online information called this PA's Grand Canyon. While there is a nice gorge it in no way resembled what I saw online. A large natural area comprised of two parks with a large gorge. We hiked to find the waterfall. Very steep and narrow winding path with wet rock and composting leaves. Be prepared and be careful.... More 

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Rexford, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

The manager of our hotel suggested we check out the Pine Creek area for a nice hike. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate, but we will definitely be back to enjoy this place in the future. I was immediately sold on the bike trail that extends a good distance (I believe around 60 miles or so) along the creek. The manager... More 

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