Appalachian Trail—lehigh Gap East

Slatington, Pennsylvania

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This short but challenging hike begins with a steep scramble up and over a narrow, barren ridge. The stark landscape has a unique beauty, hosts unusual plants, and provides scenic views of the Lehigh Valley.
AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

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by Susan Charkes (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

This short but challenging hike begins with a steep scramble up and over a narrow, barren ridge. The stark landscape has a unique beauty, hosts unusual plants, and provides scenic views of the Lehigh Valley.

©  Susan Charkes/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Slatington
Distance: 2.75
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Difficult
Duration: 2 hours
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: State Game Lands No. 168
Local Maps: USGS: Palmerton
Driving Directions: Directions to Appalachian Trail—lehigh Gap East

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