Best Trails in Hickory Run State Park
The 15,990-acre Hickory Run SP is a Pennsylvania State Park in Carbon County, PA. Hickory Run State Park exists primarily in the western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The large park boats 44 miles of hiking trails, three natural areas, and the Boulder Field, a unique boulder-strewn area that is a National Natural Landmark. The park is a great place for hiking, ice skating or swimming in Sand Spring Lake, cross country skiing, and fishing in the trout streams. Biking is not allowed on any of the trails or in the park natural areas. There are also picnic areas and campsites available.
The park is within a two or three-hour drive from Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and New York City and one hour from Allentown, Scranton, and Wilkes-Barre. For the visitors center, call: (570)443-0400