Overlook Trail

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 39.80170°N / 76.2896°W
Additional Information Route Type: Hike (Class 1)
Additional Information Time Required: Less than two hours
Additional Information Difficulty: Walk-up
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Follow the directions in the "getting there" section of the main page.

Route Description

This route follows the crest of the cliffs along the river and leads to the two best vistas in the park being Hawk Point and Wissler's Run Overlook. The trail is only 0.55 miles in length, but when done with the Rhododendron Trail it provides a wonderful short hike with excellent views. Along the trail you'll find many clues to this areas volcanic past in the form of Olivine and Quartz crystal. This is an excellent short little hike.

Essential Gear

Comfortable hiking shoes and water.

Miscellaneous Info

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