Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes Region. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to the east. Pennsylvania is the 33rd most extensive, the 6th most populous, and the 9th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's four most populous cities are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Erie. The state capital is Harrisburg.
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A small, scenic tributary of the Delaware River, Adams Creek flows for about two and a half miles through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Here you will find a great hiking trail and places to swim or cliff jump over a waterfall.
The "Niagara of Pennsylvania", Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State's most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through an excellent network of trails.
At 130 feet, Dingmans Falls is second highest water fall in Pennsylvania, and is one of the most popular waterfalls in northeastern Pennsylvania. Easy to traverse trails, bridges and even a wooden walkway make easy access to the falls.
Hornbecks Creek is a somewhat hidden gem amongst the numerous waterfalls located in the DWP. The trail begins at the end of the parking area off route 209 and winds past multiple falls until you reach Indian Ladder.
The Rockport river access is another common place for people to gain access to both the old railroad bike/walking trail, as well as the Lehigh River itself. There is ample parking and bathroom facilities for visitors.