Hickory State Park

This park is about two and half hours from New York City.  It is over 15,000 acres and has a picnic area, a lake for swimming, and plenty of trails.  The main purpose of my trip was to hike one of the trails and to visit the boulder field, Hawk Falls.  Make sure that you eat before…

Bushkill Falls!

Finals are finally over. The last two weeks of class were stressful. After the semester finished, I decided to take a relaxing day trip with some friends to the Poconos Mountains, just an hour and twenty minutes from my house. My destination was “The Niagara of Pennsylvania” – that is what it says on the promotional brochure. The…