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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.

Trip Tools

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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