George W. Childs Park

March 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Now part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, George W. Childs Park was once a state park and the site of a 19th century woolen mill. Joseph Brooks, a Welshman who had immigrated to Philadelphia, built the mill around 1826. The mill was made of stone, stood 3½ stories high and employed approximately 80 workers. When Brooks died in 18...
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Cliff Trail

March 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
DISTANCE: 2.8 miles, one way DIFFICULTY: Moderate ELEVATION GAIN: 390 ft BLAZE: White TRAILHEAD: Raymondskill Road Map: Click Here (PDF) If you like panoramic vistas, this hike is for you... The Cliff Trail has some of the best panoramic vistas in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and has become one of my favorite hikes in the a...
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Hiking in the Pocono Mountains

March 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Welcome and thank you for letting me share my adventures with you. The Pocono Mountains has 2,400 square miles of mountains, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and woodlands throughout Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties. This area is divided into five regions: Mountain Region, Lake Region, Delaware River Region, Upper Delaware River Region and Lehigh...
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