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August, 2022 – Cliff Trail at Salt Springs State Park

Along the northern reach of PA Route 29, just 10 minutes away from the New York border, lies the remote and beautiful Salt Springs State Park. Salt Springs is a rustic park with 15 miles of trails woven through 405 acres of land owned by the state and 437 acres owned and managed by the nonprofit organization Friends of Salt Springs Park.

 

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Prior Trails of the Month

July 2022 – Prompton State Park

Discover a pristine mountain lake surrounded by trails at Prompton State Park, July’s trail of the month. Whether you enjoy hiking, paddling or even disc golf, this park in Wayne County has something for everyone’s summertime bucket list!

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June 2022 – The Susquehanna River Water Trail

As one of the oldest existing river systems in the entire world, the Susquehanna River is a pillar of history, recreation and life in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The river begins at Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, New York. It then meanders through rural areas, farmlands and cities before eventually flowing into the Chesapeake Bay as a major tributary.

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May 2022 – Wilkes-Barre Walkitecture

Founded in 1769, the city of Wilkes-Barre is full of rich history, beautiful architecture, diverse cultures and savory foods. Thanks to the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department and the Wilkes-Barré Preservation Society, you can experience a glimpse of the historic city. Wilkes-Barre Walkitecture is a self-guided, 2.2-mile loop with 24 different stops showcasing some of the beautiful architecture found in the city.

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April 2022 – Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge

One of three National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) in Pennsylvania, Cherry Valley NWR is a must-see local gem. Nestled near Stroudsburg in Monroe County, the 5,000-acre site was established in 2008 to protect wetland and upland habitats for several species of migratory birds, federal trust species and even a few endangered species.

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