Sherwood Forest Greenway

A woods walk – mostly beech, with oaks, maple, and some white pine and hemlocks, too – leads past a sturdy stone row and uphill through a leafy, dark green tunnel of arching beech saplings. At the summit – 1,125 feet up – participants get their reward: views of Delaware Water Gap to the left, Wind Gap to the right, a glimpse of Palmerton Gap and long vistas of Camelback and state gamelands.

For information about this and other hikes in the free Get Outdoors Poconos series (including maps, photos and feature stories), go to brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos.

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Latitude: 40.967633 Longitude: -75.356207 Elevation: 912 ft
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Vertical Gain or Loss

1,125 feet

Trail Distance

1.5 miles

Accessibility Notes

No restrooms or other facilities. Trails are rough-flagged, and may be wet and rocky. Wear sturdy footwear, take water, and make sure someone knows where you are and when you will return.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs allowed on leash. Owners must pick up and carry out waste.

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