With the recent heat, we were looking for a mostly shady hike and ended up in the Delaware Water Gap at the Pocono Environmental Education Center. There were also strong thunderstorms possible in the afternoon, and we wanted a route with options to bail if need be.
The parking lot of PEEC sits in the center of the area's trails so a hike can be cut short if storms roll in (or if you've decided you'd had enough of romping around in the heat/humidity!) There are a variety of trails of different lengths, or combine all to make about a 7.5 mile route.
There are two small waterfalls on the RED trail, and a larger, very nice one on the Tumbling Waters trail (ORANGE). There is also a water cascade into a gorge near the Tumbling Waters waterfall.
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