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Ricketts Glen State Park

695 State Route 487, Benton, PA 17814-7505
+1 570-477-5675
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Beautiful hike, but not for everyone

Not my first visit to Ricketts Glen. The first time we hiked from the bottom. Long walk to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim R
Bethany Beach, Delaware
LOVE at first sight

I've been to Ricketts Glen several times and I'm never disappointed. If you love waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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“falls trail” (157 reviews)
“ricketts glen” (78 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
695 State Route 487, Benton, PA 17814-7505
+1 570-477-5675
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not my first visit to Ricketts Glen. The first time we hiked from the bottom. Long walk to the first falls. This time we hiked from the top. A lot more difficult, but you're at falls in no time. A walking stick will help. Easier...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Ricketts Glen several times and I'm never disappointed. If you love waterfalls, you'll love this place.

Thank Kenkay12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 comfortable nights at Ricketts Glen at the end of August. Both the park and the modern cabin exceed our expectations. We plan to go back! PARK - 7 Mile hiking loop (Falls Trail) to see over 20 waterfalls - Get a map...More

Thank Foodee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been wanting to go here for years and we finally got to go for the day over Labor Day weekend. It was crowded but not overly so. We did the main loop on the Falls Hike. We started from Beach Lot #2, hiked...More

1  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good but I took falls trail omg very very difficult but good to go.bring food bcz you can't get so take food. And take energy drink,water this two very important.

Thank ulaga l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon hiking the short falls trail circuit (approx 3.25 miles). Hiked with three kids between 12 and 15. Fairly strenuous hike, highly recommend sturdy shoes. The descent is fun and challenging - but hiking not climbing. The trail has rock steps carved out...More

Thank Freed_Life
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and easy enough for the kids too! There had to be about 15 waterfalls. So glad we decided to take the time to stop here!

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went camping at Ricketts Glen State park. The falls hike is just amazing. To have all those water falls on the trail it's just breath taking. We also camped over the weekend which was great. I do recommend bringing a hammer...More

Thank jeffwU2958ED
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trails are easy to follow and the falls are worth every bit of climbing. When travelling with kids you can start the Lake Rose loop trail backwards and stop after the third waterfall "Ganoga Fall" a gorgeous at least 5-storey tall fall. The walk...More

1  Thank Eta m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place it is a very long hike but very well worth it. The views are simply beautiful

Thank Ruth T
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Lawonridge | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend the Mattress and Muffins B&B in Benton - cute, wonderful breakfasts, great hostess, 10-15 minutes easy drive away and very reasonable.
18 August 2017|
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Response from Hiker17920 | Reviewed this property |
There's 2 ways to do the trail loop and see all but Adams Falls located on Rt. 118, which can be seen before, during or after doing the loop. Stop at the park office off Rt. 487 where you can use restrooms or get trail needs... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Hiker17920 | Reviewed this property |
In what way? The rangers in the office are always professionally helpful and informative. They can answer any question you may have. There's always at least one if not several driving around and you may see them throughout... More