Choke Creek Nature Trail

State Game Land No. 91, Pennsylvania

Distance4.3mi
Elevation Gain695ft
Trailhead Elevation1,939ft
Top1,939ft
Elevation Min/Max1714/1939ft
Elevation Start/End1939/1939ft

Choke Creek Nature Trail

Choke Creek Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Lackawanna County and Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is within Pinchot State Forest and State Game Land No. 91. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 1,939 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 695 feet. Near the trailhead there is a parking. Along the trail there are wetlands. This trail connects with the following: Butler Run Trail, Palmer Trail and Thirsty Hill Trail.

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Hiking the Poconos (Falcon Guides)
John L. Young
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"This is an easy hike through an open field of ferns and tall grass. You also pass through a section of rhododendron as you make your way to Choke Creek, a winding stream that is a favorite among fishermen and backpackers, who have set up a number of fishing spots and campsites beside the stream. If you need a little serenity, you’ll find it here." Read more

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Trail Information

State Game Land No. 91
Nearby City
Pinchot State Forest
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Lackawanna State Forest, Scranton; (570) 963-4561; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/Forestry/stateforests/lackawanna.aspx
Local Contacts
USGS: Thornhurst; Pinchot Trail System map
Local Maps

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Dec 2018