LOCATION: Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County, PA
One way to to get to the park is: From exit 35 of the PA Turnpike (I-476),
turn right directly after passing through the tolls (onto PA-940 west).
After about 2 miles, turn left onto PA-534 east. From there, it is
about 9.7 miles to where you can park at the trail head.
Follow the yellow blazed trail north, passing by fern meadows, through
mountain laurel, rhododendrons, and tall hemlocks, and if you're
lucky, some rarely seen wildlife. Cross the trail to the theater
and end your hike at the last blazed tree, where the trail ends in
the sea of rocks.
From that tree, sight a pine at 50 degrees, and a hemlock at 224
degrees. Proceed 17 paces to the hemlock, thence 26 paces on
bearing 266 to the top of a large boulder. From the middle of
this large rock, proceed on bearing 176 for 17 paces to a small