The Pinnacle

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A great hike on portions of the Appalachian Trail. Observatory is enroute to Pinnacle with outstanding views of Lehigh Valley and Interstate 78. Lots of wildlife to watch along the way.

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Tierney Walton (49)

2 Completed0 Reviews

Amazing view. There was a hawk flying at eye level from the look out.

Eli P. (43)

Nice trail. Not too challenging. Look out for snakes. Saw a rattlesnake on the red trail coming down from pulpit rock.

Rudy Rosario (201)

12 Completed6 Reviews

The loop is about 8 miles long. I started off by taking the AT all the way up to the pinnacle. Then, ketp following the AT descending until I saw the blue trail. The blue trail will bring you back the way your started right on the parking lot. It was a group hike we went to watch the moonrise and came back around 11pm. It was my first time hiking at night and loved it!

Alexa Zavitsanos (157)

2 Completed1 Reviews

It was a challenging hike but worth it! Some parts get confusing with the markings so bring a map. It was also very rocky so I twisted my ankle a couple of times. It was a beautiful hike and I would recommend it!

Maria Smith (324)

9 Completed10 Reviews

Hard but awesome!! Wish there were extra markings at times...bring the map!

Laura B. (62)

Amazing thank you Mark for recording you trail!!! I referred to it a couple times. Great day

Mark Fleshman (216)

3 Completed2 Reviews

Parked at the Reservoir parking, proceeded to the AT, stopped at Pulpit, continued to the Pinnacle then followed AT until hit blue trail down the mountain back to parking.

Jim Plappert (231)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Great day hike along a portion of the AT. Start early in the day for a slightly more personal (= fewer hikers) experience. Views from the Pinnacle and the Pulpit are excellent.

Steve Roach (69)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great day on the trails, took the more direct trail up to the Pinnacle. Out standing views, lots of Hawks flying close by. On the way back down we saw a porcupine in the woods climbing down a tree. Stop at the Pulpit for another great view. Lots of trails a range of difficulty. Plenty of people had dogs with them. Check this place out.


13 Completed1 Reviews