Hiking at Susquehannock State Park
5.6 miles of trails
Scenic hiking trails offer a variety of interesting habitats and evidence of past use of the area. Native holly, rhododendron, spring and summer wildflowers, and a variety of other plant life await discovery. Sit quietly or walk along a trail to observe deer, songbirds, lizards, and many other forms of wildlife. From the overlooks, watch for vultures, hawks, osprey, and even bald eagles. Several trails also feature remnants of old homestead sites.
0.35 mile, more difficult hiking
This wooded trail is great for birding and viewing spring wildflowers.
0.33 mile, more difficult hiking
Actually a short logging road, this trail features a nice stand of poplar trees.
Five Points Trail
0.7 mile, most difficult hiking
Hikers can see rhododendron and views of creek valleys from this trail.
0.5 mile, easiest hiking
Native holly and Christmas fern line this easily hiked trail.
0.6 mile, more difficult hiking
Named for Lester Landis, a former owner of the historic Long Home near the park office, this trail features a fine stand of Virginia bluebells that bloom in late April and early May.
0.3 mile, easiest hiking
This trail features mature hardwood trees, ferns, and wildflowers.
0.55 mile, more difficult hiking
This popular trail leads to Hawk Point and Wisslers Run overlooks, which offer memorable views of the Susquehanna River.
Pine Tree Trail
0.31 mile, most difficult hiking
This short, steep and rocky hike winds its way down to Wisslers Run.
0.24 mile, easiest hiking
This leisurely stroll follows an old, abandoned pipeline right-of-way that crosses the park.
1.2 miles, most difficult hiking
The park’s longest and most difficult trail crosses steep and rocky terrain and rewards the hiker with spectacular rhododendron blooms during late June and early July. Remnants of the homestead of Thomas Neel and an impressive beech tree can be seen along this trail.
0.4 mile, easiest hiking
Pawpaw trees, with their banana-like fruits, can be found along this trail.