Take a Hike! (with me?) Moss Hanne Trail

Okay, this is serious…I can’t stay away from Black Moshannon State Park. The Moss Hanne is an 11 mi (or 13 mi depending on who you ask) loop in Black Mo, and I’ve hiked it many times. It’s relatively flat, which makes it temptingly easy even for one of the shortest days of the year.

We thought we would totally knock this hike out of the park* in three hours, but the trail was mostly underwater and we struggled out onto the road four and a half hours later with cold, wet feet and numb hands.

Still gorgeous.

Black Moshannon State Park
Black Mo is high in elevation, so we managed to get above the ice fog.
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
New hiking buddy! (you can never have too many hiking buddies)
Black Moshannon State Park
Bella!
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Cross the river as best you can!
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Such a beautiful forest
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
This is what our trail looks like 😀
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Lead the way, Bella!
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Mossy Hanne
Black Moshannon State Park
Boardwalk
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
White pines
Black Moshannon State Park
Skinny pines
Black Moshannon State Park
Black Moshannon State Park
Okay we’ve resigned ourselves to wet feet at this point
Black Moshannon State Park
Yep
Black Moshannon State Park
She’s checking out oak galls (more on that later)
Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park
Sand volcanoes from the underground springs that feed Black Mo

Black Moshannon State Park
Awww…

*pun intended

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One thought on “Take a Hike! (with me?) Moss Hanne Trail

  1. Pingback: An amazing Black Mo sunset, and traveling | standingoutinmyfield

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