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Short walk

I enjoyed seeing the falls. It was a short well maintained path to the falls. I would say the walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IluvnjNewJersey
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New Jersey
Great experience

My family thouroughly enjoyed the hike and the falls, it was a great outside activity that all ages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beatrice R
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Hickory Run State Park, Lake Harmony, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed seeing the falls. It was a short well maintained path to the falls. I would say the walk was about a .5 mile not much more or less. They need to place a larger sign showing one that this is the destination and...More

1  Thank IluvnjNewJersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family thouroughly enjoyed the hike and the falls, it was a great outside activity that all ages can enjoy! Definitely a must do if your in the area, and it cost you nothing. If you like nature and the outdoors, you'll love it.

Thank Beatrice R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hike. Easy waterfall is very nice about half way through the trail off the path slightly. Good for all age levels. Rhododendrons line the paths. Nice and shady and cool. There is also a boulder trail across the street.

Thank lvshari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short easy trail for kids (very family friendly). Small beautiful waterfall. Close to Lake Harmony, where we stayed.

Thank JenniferK4856
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick notes: 1. Wear good shoes—flip flops won’t cut it. Sneakers, water shoes like keens would work—hiking shoes not required 2. You won’t be able to use a stroller—not even those most all-terrain stroller 3. If you are bringing kids and have early walkers be...More

3  Thank Hoosurnurse05
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Hawk Falls was the best attraction of my trip. The site has parking, it’s a small hike to the waterfall. You have to do a little bit of rock climbing but it’s so worth it! The view is beautiful, so relaxing and the water is...More

Thank Creative B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This was a great short hike with kids and easy access. Beautiful view and lots of natural surroundings.

Thank barbfedy
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

lots of fun even with a bunch of teens that never want to do anything. they enjoyed it as much as the adults

Thank Annie6774
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Mapping to Hawk Falls can be a bit tricky. Google Maps had us parking on the interstate! We typed Hawk Falls Parking, and we were right at the trailhead on a nice safe little road. The hike is about a 1/2 mile on an easy...More

1  Thank Don B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a view from the top, middle and bottom as you scamper among the rock ledges along the trail that leads from the road to alongside Hawk Falls. 'So amazing for city people and lovers of the woods. Relatively short, downhill trail to get there,...More

Thank Anne Camille T
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Jocelyn G
27 August 2018|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
All free! Don't forget secure your valuables and lock your car.
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jmjmac
14 September 2016|
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Response from Ellen A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as with most parks the Park sign we saw said "leashed".
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AWeber1991
4 May 2016|
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Response from jbwitley | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free but can be difficult to find it b/c there is not a big sign and its before you get to the main entrance of the state park.
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