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Hiking Pennsylvania: Glen Onoko Falls

The Lehigh Gorge State Park area is one of my all time favorite quick weekend getaways from Philadelphia, and with good reason. It's home to stunning waterfalls, the beautiful Lehigh River, endless opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, and other fun outdoor adventures, and sits just outside a beautiful, historic town with plenty of places to eat and stay.

By far, my favorite hike in the area is Glen Onoko Falls. It's gotten particularly crowded during the high season, so we've taken to visiting on weekdays or days when the weather isn't ideal. But if you plan ahead, visting on a wonderful spring or summer day can be a perfect way to experience one of Northeastern Pennsylvania's prettiest spots.
Getting to Glen Onoko FallsLehigh Gorge State Park has over 30 miles of trails, but hiking Glen Onoko Falls is a must for adventurous visitors looking for a serious challenge. (Technically, the Glen Onoko Falls trails fall under state game land management.) To get there…

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