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Appalachian Trail: Wind Gap to Delaware River Bridge

The windy skyways above this 15.4-mile section attract gliders (migrating birds, paragliders, and some hang gliders). The rocky trail attracts birdwatchers and photographers to several outcrops overlooking tawny farmlands and the Delaware River.

Rating

Shelters: Kirkridge Shelter; sleeps 6.

To Trailhead

Start: From Wind Gap, head north on N. Broadway and continue on Wilkes Barre Turnpike to trail crossing. End: From Portland, PA, head northwest on N Delaware Dr./PA 611. Turn right at Delaware Ave and continue 100 ft. to trail crossing.

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