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Check out all the hiking and biking adventures in the Pocono Mountains during your Pennsylvania camping vacation, then find a PA campground near you on the map!

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Lehigh Gorge Trail

Lehigh Gorge Trail

Lehigh Gorge Trail White Haven, PA 18661


Get to know this 24.0-mile point-to-point trail near White Haven, Pennsylvania. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 8 h 43 min to complete. This is a popular trail for birding, fishing, and hiking, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome and may be off-leash in some areas.

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D&H Rail-Trail

D&H Rail-Trail

948 North Main St. Union Dale, PA 18470


Pennsylvania’s 2021 Trail of the Year The D&H Rail-Trail is a 38-mile recreational trail that stretches from Simpson to the New York border. In 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) named this popular trail the 2021 Trail of the Year. The historic D&H Rail-Trail trail follows the former Delaware and Hudson railroad line. It runs along the scenic Lackawanna River to the Stillwater Dam, where it continues to wind through rural Wayne and Susquehanna Counties.

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

274 River Rd. Beach Lake, PA 18405


The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River stretches over 70 miles along the Delaware River. It spans Pike and Wayne counties in NEPA and parts of New York. Hike miles of trails, like the Cobey Pond Trail in Masthope or the Damascus Forest Trail in Beach Lake. Visit historic sites near Lackawaxen like the Zane Grey Museum or Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct, an 1847 suspension bridge.

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Jonas Mountain Nature Preserve

Jonas Mountain Nature Preserve

739 Rainbow Ter. Effort, PA 18330


Take a trek through Jonas Mountain Nature Preserve in Effort. The Pocono Heritage Land Trust manages this 417-acre property, which includes scenic hiking trails. Be sure to bring your binoculars because Jonas Mountain is the perfect spot to watch the wildlife. The preserve is home to about 160 species of birds. Jonas Creek runs through the property. It’s always a popular fishing spot during trout season.

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Kidder Hike & Bike Trail

Kidder Hike & Bike Trail

1 Lake Harmony Rd. Lake Harmony, PA 18624


The Kidder Hike & Bike Trail is a short trail that connects Big Boulder Lake and downtown Lake Harmony. The trail runs alongside Big Boulder Drive and Lake Harmony Road, providing a safe and convenient way for walkers and bikers to reach the area’s restaurants, lodging, and other attractions. The trail is handicap accessible with its flat, crushed stone surface. Along the way, you’ll see the glimmering waters of Big Boulder Lake, Lake Harmony, and Round Pond. Take a moment to relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Poconos.

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Cliff Park Trail System

Cliff Park Trail System

180 Cliff Park Rd. Milford, PA 18337


The Cliff Park Trail System, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, boasts spectacular valley vistas and the occasional waterfall. This system covers about 9 miles of hiking terrain through forests, fields, overlooks and creek beds. There are 8 connected trails that can be taken individually or combined for a more vigorous hike.