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Below is a sampling of hikes that may be offered at The Lodge at Woodloch and evolve throughout the seasons. Please reference our class & activity schedules for the most current hike locations, dates, and times.

Bruce Lake Natural Area

This 4 mile hike visits two very different lakes, the man-made Egypt Meadow Lake, and the glacially formed Bruce Lake. Hikers will experience a variety of terrain, including rocky sections and open woods roads.
Total Travel Time: 60 minutes | Hiking Time: 2 hours

Cliff Park Hike

This moderate 4.5 mile hike travels mostly hilly wide trails to Hacker’s Falls and returns via cliff side trail with sweeping overlooks of the Delaware River below. Gain views of Raymondskill Falls before departing the area.
Travel Time: 80 minutes | Hiking Time: 2 1⁄2 hours

Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary

The former estate of glassmaker Christian Dorflinger is now home to an extraordinary sanctuary. This easy 3 mile hike winds through the woods, crosses several fields, and visits two ponds. Seasonal flowers and wildlife sightings are possible. The terrain is mostly level and trail conditions can be wet, especially after rainy periods.
Total Travel Time: 30 minutes | Hiking Time: 2.5 hours

Minisink Hike

Enjoy a short but moderate 2 mile hike in nearby Sullivan County, New York. Minisink Park was the site of a small Revolutionary War battle, a Native American rock shelter, and early American rock quarries. Additional stops to and from the park can be made in the hamlet of Lackawaxen to view the Roebling Aqueduct and observe Bald Eagles along the Delaware River.
Total Travel Time: 45 minutes | Hiking Time: 1.5 hours

Nocturnal Walk

Quiet night air, stars so bright, a night song being played just for you. Join our guides for a walk around our lush 150 acre property to explore the world that awaits us as the night unfolds. We will look for the many nocturnal wildlife that only come out at night. With the diversity of the lake, forest, and farmland right here on our property, you are sure to encounter various sounds and sights of the night.

Prompton State Park

Truly engulf yourself in nature at this 2,000 acre park offering varied terrain and a place of solace. This 5 mile single track route traverses abandoned wooded roads where unique wildflowers grow; crosses a cascading brook under stands of pine and hemlock; and skirts rocky outcrops usually abundant with berry bushes. Incline along much of the route is gradual and trails here can be wet and muddy, especially after rainy periods.
Total Travel Time: 80 minutes | Hiking Time: 2.5 hours

Shuman Point Natural Area

Explore the 250 acres of Shuman Point Natural Area on a moderate 3 mile loop hike along the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack. One of the last undeveloped areas around the lake, Shuman Point's trails meander through mixed forests, and visit the lakeshore at several points offering hikers a chance to observe waterfowl and beautiful lake views. The route follows mostly rolling terrain with only a few incline sections; however it crosses some wet and rocky areas as well.
Total Travel Time: 45 minutes | Hiking Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Spring Ridge Hike

Join our guides for an easy-moderate hike through a vibrant young Oak forest, enjoying low-bush blueberry and huckleberry plants along the way. You will traverse old logging trails and new trails gaining glimpses of the Woodloch Springs and scenic ridges of the Lackawaxen Valley in the distance.
Travel Time: 0 min., Hiking Time: 2.5 hours

Tusten Mountain

This 3 mile hike offers challenging uphill terrain and traverses rocky outcroppings to a vista overlooking the Upper Delaware River. The trails then gently meander through a diverse forest landscape including abandoned bluestone quarries and glacial erratics. Bald Eagle sightings near the river are not uncommon year-round.
Total Travel Time: 60 minutes | Hiking Time: 2 hours

Wallenpaupack Lake Trail

Following the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, this easy, 4 mile hike traverses the Tafton Dike and passes many local landmarks. Discover the natural beauty of the 3rd largest lake in Pennsylvania. This breath taking 5,700 acre lake is a treasure and considered the “crown jewel” of the Poconos. An overlook of the creek marks the halfway point and the hike returns along the same route.
Travel Time: 40 min, Hiking Time: 2 hrs

Waterfall Wander

The Waterfall Wander is a driving and walking tour of waterfalls in Pike County. The majority of the locations that are visited in the tour are within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in Dingman's Ferry, PA. You will travel over board walks and wooded trails as we take a look at these beautiful natural wonders.
Travel Time: 2 ½ hours Walking Time: 1 ½ hours.

West Falls Creek Trail Hike

Join our guides on an easy 2 mile hike. The trail meanders through a rustic farm
property, and ever-changing wetlands. Enjoy strolling through towering pines, ancient apple trees, and
lush wild meadows.
Travel Time: 0 min., Hiking Time: 2.5 hours