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​Hiking at Prompton State Park

26 miles of trails

The hiking trails are a mix of rocky paths and smooth forest floor. The northernmost 1.2-mile of East Shore Trail is old, smooth blacktop that used to be PA 170 before Prompton Dam was built, flooding most of the old road. Most trails are rated more difficult hiking.

Orchard Trail

3.5 miles, white blazes

On the west side of the lake, this trail parallels West Shore Trail.

West Shore Trail

3.5 miles, red blazes

On the west side of the lake this trail parallels Orchard Trail.

East Shore Trail

4.5 miles, red blazes

Extends from Beech Grove Road on the north end to the top of the dam at the south end.

Hemlock Trail

2 miles, yellow blazes

Starts at the east end of the dam and meets up with High Ledge Trail.

Bone Ridge Trail

2 miles, yellow blazes

Starts and ends on Hemlock Trail near the east side of the dam.

High Ledge Trail

2 miles, white blazes

Starts at East Shore Trail and meets Sugar Shack Trail.

Sugar Shack Trail

2 miles, white blazes

Begins on East Shore Trail and meets Eagle Pass Trail on the east side of the lake.

Eagle Pass Trail

1 mile, green blazes

Connects Cross Trail with East Shore and Sugar Shack trails.

Pine Creek Trail

1.7 miles, orange blazes

In the northeast end of the park, this trail begins and ends at Cliff Trail.

Blueberry Trail

1.5 miles, blue blazes

A loop off Pine Creek Trail at the northeast end of the park.

Cliff Trail

1.3 miles, red blazes

Starts at Sidewinder Trail and comes back to Pine Creek Trail.

Sidewinder Trail

1 mile, red blazes

From East Shore Trail to the beginning of Sidewinder Trail.