There are an abundance of opportunities for incredible hiking in the Delaware Highlands region. No matter the time of year, there’s something magical to be discovered. Experience the beauty of the Pocono Mountains when you explore one of the local trails. Are you in need of a suggestion? Consider taking advantage of the wonderful Bushkill Falls hiking trails.
Bushkill Falls hiking trails are just one of the many great options near Ledges Hotel. For a full list of recommended paths, download our free Vacation Guide! There’s no better resource for local shops, museums, and theaters. Whether you’re looking for things to do near Bushkill Falls or planning a romantic getaway, our Vacation Guide can cut down your planning time.
What You Need to Know About Bushkill Falls Hiking
Bushkill Falls is a privately-owned attraction located 40 minutes from Ledges Hotel. This park features a little bit of everything for everyone! There’s an on-site miniature golf course, children’s playground, educational exhibits, a maze, and a snack bar. You can even purchase a fishing permit at the park and enjoy some of the best trout fishing in PA! The highlight of the park, though, are the four hiking trails. The trails vary in length and difficulty, though they all give you a clear view of one or more of the eight falls located in the park.
The green trail the easiest and shortest trail. In total, it takes about 15 minutes to complete. There is no climbing involved, though there are steps. From this trail, you’ll be able to see the Main Falls.
The yellow trail is slightly harder and longer. In total, this trail takes about 45 minutes and lets you view the Main Falls, Lower Gorge Falls, Lauren Glen, and Upper Canyon. This trail also takes you past the wildlife exhibit.
The blue trail leads you to Pennell Falls and takes a little over an hour to complete.
Finally, the red trail is the most difficult to complete. It will lead you through the entire park and spans almost 2 miles. It includes all eight of the falls and typically takes over two hours to hike.
While You’re in the Area
Bushkill Falls isn’t the only great hiking spot! Just a short drive away is Dingmans Falls, the second-highest waterfall in the state. This is an incredibly popular trail in the area. This flat boardwalk trail leads you through a hemlock ravine and rhododendron shrubs. The path ends at the base of Dingman Falls. For a bird’s-eye view of the falls, head up the staircase. Remember to bring your camera, as you’re not going to want to miss capturing this incredible sight.
Stay at Ledges Hotel
After your day spent exploring the Bushkill Falls hiking trails, return to the Ledges Hotel for a night of relaxation. Our gorgeous modern hotel is perched over the Wallenpaupack Creek in Hawley, PA. We offer a selection of beautiful rooms and suites which can fit any visitor’s needs.
Is there anything better than a delicious meal after a day spent outdoors? Visit our on-site restaurant, Glass – wine. bar. kitchen. to enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The menu at Glass features small plates, perfect for sharing with a loved one. Enjoy the modern American cuisine, served with an interesting and upscale twist.
Check our availability and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.