Falls Trail

Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania

Elevation Gain1,484ft
Trailhead Elevation1,261ft
Elevation Min/Max1261/2226ft
Elevation Start/End1261/1261ft

Falls Trail

Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is within Ricketts Glen State Park. It is 3.9 miles long and begins at 1,261 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,484 feet. 028 and other restroom and the Evergreen Parking and Lake Rose Parking Area parkings are near the trailhead. There are also grasses and a shelter. The Ganoga Glen and Glen Leigh yeses can be seen along the trail. There are also a viewpoint and cliffs along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Highland Trail.

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Hiking Waterfalls in Pennsylvania (Falcon Guides)
Johnny Molloy
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"Hiking to the twenty-one named falls of Ricketts Glen State Park over a nearly 7-mile loop is considered by many to be the singular waterfall hiking experience in Pennsylvania. At this state park you will head up Kitchen Creek and a tributary, seeing fall after fall, cataract after cataract, on a remarkable trail system that has to be walked upon to be truly appreciated." Read more

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Trail Information

Ricketts Glen State Park
Nearby City
Ricketts Glen State Park
Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Camping, Horseback Riding
Additional Use
Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton 17814; (570) 477-5675; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks
Local Contacts
Ricketts Glen State Park; USGS Red Rock
Local Maps

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Dec 2018