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Beautiful!!

It wasn’t exactly the best time of year to visit, but it was still beautiful. We went to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann1047
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Beautiful park

Leonard Harrison State Park is a beautiful park with nice trails and some interesting viewpoints... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pika_candid_reviews
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn’t exactly the best time of year to visit, but it was still beautiful. We went to the overlook. The scenery looking down into the canyon was gorgeous. I am sure it would be even more beautiful in the summer and fall. There would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ann1047
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leonard Harrison State Park is a beautiful park with nice trails and some interesting viewpoints into the canyon. Although the park was not as spectacular as we expected.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Easy access for anyone of any age. We hiked down the Turkey Trail. It's definitely a challenge because much of the trail is damp, so be sure to wear good shoes and be physically able.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

We were there on the coldest day of the season, so we only walked the .6 mile overlook trail. I want to come back on a better day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles L
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Our first visit to PA and even though it rained the entire time once you see places like this it doesn't matter how wet you get. This was the first stop of a 225 mile trek, down, over and back up to Warren. This is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed October 23, 2018

My wife and I arrived as the sun was coming out on a cloudy day. The views were astounding. A camera is a must.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LordThomMohr
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This was such a beautiful spot to take in the scenery. Parking was free and ample. There was a food truck there in case we needed to purchase food or drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michellelynnp
Reviewed October 22, 2018

If you're visiting the area Leonard Harrison State Park in a must. It is by far the best place to see the PA Grand Canyon. Ample parking and a nice lodge with gift shop and exhibit with videos to watch about the area history. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wahoorfg
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The park is nice and well worth going to as you can see quite a few miles of the PA Grand Canyon. There is a nice gift shop and also a building where you can view two videos, one on the Civilian Conservation Corps in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VAvisitor
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Originally set out as just a scenic drive but decided to stop and look around. Haven't been back to see the sights in over 13 years. Still as captivating as it was then. Somethings havr changed. I didn't remember the gift store or even the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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NewJerseyKaren
August 27, 2018|
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Response from beckycarner | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should be able to do both trails in one day. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way! Hope you enjoy your trip
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Marina S
July 23, 2018|
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Response from KYbluegrasscouple | Reviewed this property |
Overlook trail goes over to the tower but I never heard of Otter Trail. The trail to the bottom (harder of the 2) is the Turkey Path Trail.
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Ann F
June 11, 2018|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
YES, dogs are allowed within reasonable guidelines. For more info, go to dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/RulesAndRegulations/PetsInParks/Pages/default.aspx
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Marina S
Buffalo, New York, United States
Hiking suggestions - Wellsboro (0 Replies)
I'll be in Wellsboro for a few days and would love some hiking suggestions outside of Colton and Leonard Harrison State Park (will def be checking those out - just looking for others.) Will be staying right by Pine Creek Outfitters and looking for some additional hikes within 30-40 minutes from there. Preferably something on the easier side, that is around 5 miles or less. Thanks!
August 13, 2018|