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1,309 mi 2,107 km of trail 21 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 186 Trails Intermediate Trails 139 Trails Hard Trails 32 Trails
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Favorite Looking ahead, you can see the next mile of RCT, down the utility corridor, nearing Rt 28, and then heading up Ridge Road, and back into trails at the top of the hill.

Rachel Carson Trail

39.1 mi 62.9 km • Point to Point • 5,612 ft Ascent 1710.46 m Ascent

Singletrack Gibsonia, PA

( 7 )
Favorite Great view of the Youghiogheny River valley

Laurel Highlands Trail: Ohiopyle State Park

10.5 mi 16.9 km • Out and Back • 2,139 ft Ascent 651.88 m Ascent

Singletrack Ohiopyle, PA

( 13 )
Favorite Indian Wells Vista rocks

Mid State Trail (MST)

325.1 mi 523.2 km • Point to Point • 45,161 ft Ascent 13765 m Ascent

Singletrack Bedford, PA

( 2 )
Favorite This is a look across Shawnee Lake from the Dam.

Lake Shore Trail

3.5 mi 5.6 km • Point to Point • 61 ft Ascent 18.6 m Ascent

Singletrack Bedford, PA

( 6 )
Favorite Allegheny Observatory in the snow

Riverview Park Adventure

3.1 mi 5.0 km • Loop • 386 ft Ascent 117.53 m Ascent

Singletrack Millvale, PA

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Favorite Look out over Snake Spring Valley from this point on the Mid State Trail (MST).

Everett MST Loop

9.3 mi 15.0 km • Loop • 1,134 ft Ascent 345.65 m Ascent

Singletrack Everett, PA

( 2 )
Favorite Grass field at the top of the dam along North Country Trail. Great view of Lake Arthur.

North Country Trail Out and Back

3.7 mi 5.9 km • Loop • 102 ft Ascent 30.94 m Ascent

Singletrack Prospect, PA

( 3 )

Trails in Western PA - 336

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69.1 mi 111.2 km #1 Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
69.1 mi 111.2 km Ohiopyle, PA
All Clear
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Muddy - Trail was muddy but never more than ankle deep. On the bright side, nearly every steam had running water...;)
44 days ago
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1.1 mi 1.7 km #2 Bedford Heritage Trail
Bedford, PA
1.1 mi 1.7 km Bedford, PA
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.1 km #3 Alligewi Rocks Trail
Derry, PA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Derry, PA
Unknown
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1.7 mi 2.7 km #4 Jonathan Run Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Ohiopyle, PA
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Fallen Trees
44 days ago
1.6 mi 2.6 km #5 Sugar Run Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Ohiopyle, PA
Unknown
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0.3 mi 0.5 km #6 Loysburg Flag Lookout Trail
Defiance, PA
0.3 mi 0.5 km Defiance, PA
Unknown
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #7 Kim Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
1.8 mi 2.9 km Ohiopyle, PA
Unknown
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2.8 mi 4.6 km #8 Mill Run Trail
Fairchance, PA
2.8 mi 4.6 km Fairchance, PA
Unknown
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3.4 mi 5.5 km #9 Handlers Long Haul Trail
Clymer, PA
3.4 mi 5.5 km Clymer, PA
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.0 km #10 Crist Ridge Trail
Claysburg, PA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Claysburg, PA
Unknown
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #11 Memorial Trail
Oakmont, PA
0.6 mi 0.9 km Oakmont, PA
Unknown
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0.9 mi 1.4 km #12 Black Hawk Trail
Clymer, PA
0.9 mi 1.4 km Clymer, PA
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #13 Miller Trail
Fairchance, PA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Fairchance, PA
Unknown
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0.4 mi 0.7 km #14 Turn Down for What (TD4W)
Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
0.4 mi 0.7 km Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
Unknown
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0.4 mi 0.6 km #15 Country Club
Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
0.4 mi 0.6 km Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.6 km #16 Iron Gate
Homestead, PA
1.0 mi 1.6 km Homestead, PA
Unknown
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0.8 mi 1.3 km #17 Nature Trail
Glenshaw, PA
0.8 mi 1.3 km Glenshaw, PA
Unknown
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12.8 mi 20.6 km #18 MST - Section 4
Defiance, PA
12.8 mi 20.6 km Defiance, PA
Minor Issues
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Dry, Fallen Trees - Entrance to the trail is overgrown and hard to find. Some fallen trees.
38 days ago
152.4 mi 245.3 km #19 Great Allegheny Passage
Mount Oliver, PA
152.4 mi 245.3 km Mount Oliver, PA
Unknown
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5.8 mi 9.4 km #20 Slippery Rock Gorge Trail
Prospect, PA
5.8 mi 9.4 km Prospect, PA
Unknown
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