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Glen Run: Hiking, biking in Stroudsburg’s backyard
There are many surprises in the 182 acres of Glen Run Nature Preserve in south Stroudsburg, Pa.
During a guided hike on Saturday, Nov. 16, sponsored by Brodhead Watershed Association, participants will discover these delights for themselves.
Four miles of trails offer invigorating hikes, exciting switchbacks for mountain bikers (helpfully maintained by Pocono Bike Club along with preserve owner Pocono Heritage Land Trust), a small lake, the remnants of a Victorian mansion, and a forested cliff that provides mile-long views.
The land, once earmarked for a housing development, has so much to offer someone looking for a few surprises outside.
IF YOU GO: Glen Run Nature Preserve
Join Carol Hillestad for a moderate hike on land protected by Pocono Heritage Land Trust. Trail is 2.5 miles round trip. Rocky in some places, with steep sections.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
WHERE: South Stroudsburg, Pa. Register for directions.
COST: Free, but registration is required.
INFORMATION: Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727; email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about this and other hikes in the free Get Outdoors Poconos series, go to brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos. The hike series is administered by Brodhead Watershed Association and supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.