The Falls Trail at Ricketts Glen State Park Official DCNR is closed as of today due to ice and hazardous conditions on the trail according to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Ricketts Glen State Park is a popular hiking location in Benton, PA.
The Falls Trail will remain closed until the end of the ice season which usually is sometime in mid-April. The only ones permitted on the trail are those who are experienced hikers and are properly equipped with ice crampons, ice ax, and rope.
Those hiking with proper equipment must sign in and out at the park office. If you are starting your hike from the Rt. 118 parking lot, you may call the park office at 570-477-5675 to sign in and out.
Courtesy photo – DCNR