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Sep 29, 2020 - Frances Slocum & Archbald Pothole State Parks

Juggled the plan for today. Originally intended to go to Hickory Run and hike the Fireline Trail. However, the weather forecast was calling for rain and the Fireline Trail description indicated it was “open, steep, and rocky”. I thought it might not be prudent to hike such a trail in the rain. Opted for Frances Slocum where based on my reading the trails would be more conducive to hiking in the rain. Park was only 20 minutes from the hotel so I was there by 10. The park is named after a 5 year-old Wilkes-Barre girl who was kidnapped by the...

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