Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania: The Boulder Field

720,000 square feet of boulders, surrounded by trees, in a remote part of a state park. Some of the rocks are 25 feet high. Glaciers left them here.

Hickory Run State Park

Address:
Hwy 534, Lake Harmony, PA
Directions:
Hickory Run State Park. I-80 exit 274. Drive south on Hwy 534, toward Hickory Run State Park, for two miles. At the stop sign, turn left to stay on Hwy 534. Drive four miles, continuing past the turn for the Park office. At four miles, turn left onto an unnamed road (Brown park sign on the right). Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto another unnamed road. Drive 3.5 miles, crossing under the interstate. The road ends at the parking lot for the Boulder Field.
Hours:
The road to the Field is sometimes closed in ice and snow. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
570-443-0400
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Boulder Field.

The Boulder Field

What a massive natural phenomenon. Wear sturdy hiking shoes when going here. Your ankles will thank you.

[Josh Williams, 09/05/2017]
An Entire Field of Boulders

Located in Hickory Run State Park, Boulder Field is an area of various sized and shaped boulders up to 26 feet long, in a flat 400 by 1,800 foot field formed by glacial action. The boulders consist of red sandstone and conglomerates. Under Boulder Field are the source waters for Hickory Run Creek. This area was declared a National Natural Landmark and has remained unchanged for more then 20,000 years. It is a rare oddity and wonderful to actually see a field of boulders! I loved it when I was a kid and my kids love it!

[Apolla Roth, 08/01/2001]

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