Gouldsboro State Park

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301

Gouldsboro State Park

Gouldsboro State Park Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"You start this hike near the shore of Gouldsboro Lake; pick up the rocky Prospect Rock Trail that leads you first to Prospect Rock, an interesting rock outcrop; then it’s downhill to a swampy area. Once through the swamp you get on a decommissioned highway that leads to a park road that delivers you back to the lake.

Gouldsboro State Park lies adjacent to and just west of Tobyhanna State Park. The parks are more or less divided by a single north–south railroad line that was once part of the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad. The nearby town of Gouldsboro and the park are named after Jay Gould, a nineteenth-century American entrepreneur and railroad tycoon who once owned nearly 10 percent of all the rail lines in the United States,
including the Erie Railroad."

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Trail Information

East Stroudsburg
Nearby City
300 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
3 hours
Year-round; caution advised during hunting seasons
Local Contacts
USGS: Tobyhanna; Gouldsboro State Park map
Local Maps

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Dec 2018