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Michaux State Forest, Fayetteville

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Forest · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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  • Over the summer of '19, I hiked several trails in Michaux State Forest. In general, I had good experiences--the weather cooperated & i didn't pick up any ticks (I think). I first hiked Pole Steeple...  more »
  • Researching, we learned you could camp here free with a camping permit so we visited the district office, gained the permit and selected one of several site options. Each of the options can handle...  more »
  • Beautiful and serene. Pure nature. Trails are clear enough for easy passage, but not groomed or paved. Some old ruins are made to be explored!
  • Had a peaceful hike on the Thaddeus Stevens trail. So beautiful. I literally only saw one piece of litter on the whole trail. I logged almost 7,000 steps on the "challenging" route that took is about 1 1/2hrs. The only sad part was no place to look out at the view at the top of the mountain.

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