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Distance

5 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Moderate

Δ Elevation (FT)

~454 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Delaware Water Gap N.R.A. Topo Map

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Pioneer Trail (DWGNRA)

New JerseyPennsylvania

Activities & Features



Notes

Pioneer Trail is a moderate family friendly hike in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that gives hikers a look at the area’s past. This hike is located in the middle section of the park. Along the way hikers will pass an old farmstead, remnants of fields and stone fences as it winds towards the river. Further up hikers will pass an old lime-kiln before hitting the Hamilton Ridge Trail. This hike can be turned into a pleasant loop by taking heading back along the Hamilton Ridge Trail. This trail is dog friendly, but your pup must be on leash. There are campgrounds nearby.

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Entrance & Camping Fees
Contact: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area 1978 River Rd Bushkill, PA 18324

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