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Pinnacle and the Pulpit – Appalachian Trail

The Pinnacle and the Pulpit

Hike a rocky route with two amazing vistas along the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Enjoy the expansive view of the surrounding hills, the Kittatinny Mountain ridge in the distance, and the patchwork of farmland in the valley below.

Mileage: 8.7

Our two cents: While this hike is absolutely a "must-do" on any NJ-area hiker's list, it is popular so it can be crowded due to the incredible views and accessible routes up. We had the chance to do this on a weekday, saw only a handful of people, and managed to have the viewpoints to ourselves on a beautiful fall day.

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Comment by TJ Karakowski on November 15, 2013 at 2:49pm

Nice shots - the "biggest cairn" one is great - and I thought the one at Pinwheel Vista was big!

Comment by njHiking.com on November 15, 2013 at 3:08pm

Thanks. That massive cairn is hysterical... it's bigger than most hills in south Jersey. :)


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