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Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area

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Favorite Hiking Area

This is my favorite hiking area in the mid-state. Great place to get out in nature. They have a lot... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Rachel L
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Newark, Delaware
Trails for the adventurous

On Blue Mountain are several trails 1-2 miles long, some difficult and not advisable in rainy... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
McFerrid
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Omaha, Nebraska
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30 Jan 2018
“Favorite Hiking Area”
19 Nov 2017
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is my favorite hiking area in the mid-state. Great place to get out in nature. They have a lot of different trails but my favorite is the one that goes to the top of the mountain.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

On Blue Mountain are several trails 1-2 miles long, some difficult and not advisable in rainy conditions. Hunters are allowed so you may want to avoid on some days! Huge trees!

Thank McFerrid
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a nice walk in the woods, this is the place for you. There are a variety of trails of various lengths and difficulties. It is very well maintained but occasionally you have to go around a downed tree. As mentioned by other...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Well maintained trails going up the mountain, quaint mountain lake, no real pizzazz here, its a nice nature walk any time of year and its very clean but just nothing breath taking.

Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 7 May 2017

me and my wife hiked through the upper spring trail and the pond loop and this hike was a very relaxing way to stop driving for awhile and take in nature, some scenic views, lots of wildlife, and really quiet and peaceful

1  Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Just north of Harrisburg is a surprisingly expansive grove of very big trees with good hiking trails. Hunting is allowed so be vigilant about the day you visit during hunting season. NOTE: No hunting on Sunday in PA.

2  Thank Shaun L
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great place for a mountain hike! Come prepared for bugs during the summer months. There are also restroom facilities which is very helpful. Great views of the next mountain over too!

1  Thank Zeemie
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We've lived here a few years but somehow missed this. It's easy to find, easy to hike, and has good directional signage throughout. I was pleased to find restrooms too, so it's good for young families

Thank Midwest2005
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went for a walk here in the early spring. Acres of open fields along with wooded well marked trails. Lakes and streams along the way too - some uphill trails as this is on the side of a mountain!

Thank Tara04002
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I came here to get in a nice hike before a long drive, the hike was great. Quiet with only birdsong around me, a nice trail, well marked, and I could make it as long as I wanted by adding on extra trails. I had...More

1  Thank turtleprz
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