Most Scenic Spots

VL-Most Scenic (Chickies Rock)

Lancaster County is full of natural beauty. Here’s where to find some of the best vistas nature has to offer. (Addresses are approximate; click maps for more specific location.)

Enola Low Grade Rail Trail

History, eagles and great views of Susquehanna all on a flat trail.

Enola Low Grade Rail Trail Conestoga, PA 17516

Hauer Trout Run Nature Preserve

Cliffs and dipping pools in a deep glen. Summer bliss

Holtwood, PA 17532

Pinnacle Overlook

Eagle-eye view high above Susquehanna River Gorge.

Holtwood, PA 17532

Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

A ravine alive with a riot of color in spring.

Green Hill Rd, Conestoga, PA 17516

Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve

The trail crosses the stream several times. Heaven in summer.

State Rte 3017, Holtwood, PA 17532

View from atop House Rock in House Rock Nature Preserve

Views of Susquehanna River Gorge are stupendous.

House Rock Rd, Pequea, PA 17565

View from Chickies Hill on Route 441 looking toward Columbia

Car-only but you’ll swear you’re looking at a sweeping view of the Chesapeake Bay.

West Hempfield Township, PA 17512

Vista from Chickies Rock in Chickies Rock County Park

A long view up and down the might Susquehanna. Don’t look down—you’re on a sheer cliff.

Chickies Hill Rd, Columbia, PA 17512

White Cliffs of Conoy Township on Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

Dolomite cliffs soar high over the Susquehanna.

Conoy, PA 17502

Willow Point at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

Watch thousands of migratory waterfowl in spring and fall.

100 Museum Rd, Stevens, PA 17578

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