Fees & Directions

Directions from Major Points

From New York City, New York: 3 hours

• Take I-78 WEST thru New Jersey to Pennsylvania
• Continue on I-78 thru Pennsylvania, passing Lehigh Valley exits
• To Exit 35 (Lenhartsville)
• On Rt. 143 NORTH, go 4 miles to Sunoco gas station
• Turn LEFT at blue Hawk Mountain sign onto Hawk Mt. Road
• Go 7 miles to top of mountain, turn LEFT into parking lot

From Scranton, Pennsylvania: 1.5 hours

• Take I-81 to the Frackville exit for Route 61 South
• Take Rt. 61 SOUTH
• To Rt. 895 EAST (take jug handle, exit to right)
• Go 2 miles to RIGHT at blue Hawk Mountain sign (Drehersville)
• Cross railroad tracks and Little Schuylkill River
• Go 2 miles to top of mountain, turn RIGHT into parking lot

From Allentown, Pennsylvania: 35 minutes

• Take I-78 WEST
• To Exit 35 (Lenhartsville).
• On Rt. 143 NORTH, go 4 miles to Sunoco gas station on right
• Turn LEFT at blue Hawk Mountain sign onto Hawk Mt. Road
• Go 7 miles to top of mountain; turn LEFT into parking lot

From Reading, Pennsylvania: 40 minutes

• Take Rt. 61 NORTH
• To Rt. 895 EAST
• Go 2 miles to RIGHT at blue Hawk Mountain sign (Drehersville)
• Cross railroad tracks and Little Schuylkill River
• Go 2 miles to top of mountain; turn RIGHT into parking lot

From Pottsville, Pennsylvania and I-81: 1/2 hour

NOTE THAT FOR JUNE 16-17 CONSTRUCTION WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO TURN ONTO RTE 895. INSTEAD....

Turn at Redner's Farmer's Market (use jug handle that is just after McDonald's). Drive through Orwigsburg and go through the blinking light. Pass fire co, and turn LEFT at the sign for Shady Maple Ice Cream Dairy (We will have a sign)

This is Red Dale Road. Go through stop sign, pass Blue Mtn School, and continue about 3 or so miles to 895. Turn RIGHT onto 895 and Hawk Mountain Road is just a short distance on your LEFT.

• Take Rt. 61 SOUTH (Frackville Exit for I-81)
• To Rt. 895 EAST (take jug handle, exit to right)
• Go 2 miles to RIGHT at blue Hawk Mountain sign (Drehersville)
• Cross railroad tracks and Little Schuylkill River
• Go 2 miles to top of mountain, turn RIGHT into parking lot

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 1.5 to 2 hours

• Take Northeast Turnpike Extension (I-476)
• NORTH to Exit 56 (Lehigh Valley)
• To Rt. 22 WEST toward Harrisburg (becomes I-78 West)
• To Exit 35 (Lenhartsville)
• On Rt. 143 NORTH, go 4 miles to Sunoco gas station on right
• Turn LEFT at blue Hawk Mountain sign onto Hawk Mt. Road
• Go to top of mountain; turn LEFT into parking lot

From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 5-6 hours

NOTE ON DETOUR FOR JUNE 16-17: Continue on 78 to the Lenhartzville exit and then take Rt 143 N 4 miles to Sunoco gas station, where you turn LEFT onto Hawk Mtn Rd. 7 miles to top of mountain. Turn left into parking lot. 

• Take Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276 EAST)
• To Carlisle Interchange
• To I-78 EAST
• To Exit 29B Exit (Rt. 61 NORTH)
• Go 4 miles and turn right at Rt. 895 EAST.
• Go 2 miles to RIGHT at blue Hawk Mountain sign (Drehersville)
• Go 2 miles to top of mountain; turn RIGHT into parking lot

From Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 1 hour

NOTE ON DETOUR FOR JUNE 16-17 -- Take exit 29 B/Rte 61 North. PASS Rte 895 and go another 2 or 3 miles to turn at Zion Red Church. Follow Hawk Mtn signs to right turn at the Dairy/Ice Cream sign/Red Dale Rd. Pass Blue Mtn school, and continue on Red Dale about 3 or 4 miles to 895. Turn RIGHT and Hawk Mountain Rd is short distance on your left.

• Take I-78 EAST
• To Exit 29B (Rt. 61 NORTH)
• Go 4 miles and turn RIGHT onto Rt. 895 EAST
• Go 2 miles; RIGHT at blue Hawk Mountain sign (Drehersville)
• Cross railroad tracks and Little Schuylkill River
• GO 2 miles to top of mountain; turn RIGHT into parking lot

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