Spring River Case Study

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Mile 1.1 (Mile 17.2) As Pine Creek bends away from us on the right, we will be approaching Good Spring Hollow across the creek. We can’t see the tall waterfall from the trail but it is close by.
As the trail straightens and starts to bend back to the left, there is a non-descript path to the right. It very shortly arrives at the water and a small campfire area.
Again, please respect the rules here. There is no camping overnight along the rail-trail except at designated areas. This is not a designated area.
In the Spring especially, Falling Spring waterfall has a good flow of water. It is said to be the tallest waterfall in the Gorge. If it has been a dry season, more than likely, it will be dry, though. In the winter, it is often a massive, dangerous, wall of ice. This rest area off the trail, but on Pine Creek has the perfect view
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The Mid State Trail follows along the rail-trail to the village of Blackwell. The Mid State Trail is an almost 324 mile trail that runs from the New York State Border in Tioga County to the Pennsylvania- Maryland border. It is a part of the larger Eastern Trail System, a trail that parallels the Appalachian Trail along the entire eastern seaboard.
The Mid State Trail ascends Gillespie Point at Blackwell and continues on its north- south route.
Across from the Stone Quarry Run and across the creek, we may see a small campsite along the Bohen Run Trail, close to Pine Creek. This trail leaves Blackwell and follows the stream north to this point where it turns to follow Bohen Hollow up the side of the mountain. The Bohen Trail connects to the West Rim Trail close to the top of Big Ridge.
The sign where the Mid State Trail joins with the rail-trail.
Old Stone Quarry Point, at the top of Stone Quarry Run is named for the quarry located here. Sandstone used in the building of the Tioga County Courthouse in Wellsboro came from this