State Officials Closing Access to Glen Onoko Falls

April 17, 2019 - 6:49 am

Pennsylvania officials are closing one of the most scenic and popular hiking trails in the state because of longstanding concerns about its safety. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is closing the main Glen Onoko Falls trail in Jim Thorpe as of May 1.  Glen Onoko has been the scene of dozens of serious accidents over the years, and several deaths. Hikers do have a petition on Facebook and are closing in on 10thousand signatures to try and keep it open

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