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1,229 mi 1,978 km of trail 21 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 181 Trails Intermediate Trails 135 Trails Hard Trails 40 Trails
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Featured Hikes in South Central PA - 19

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Favorite Exiting the tunnel
Easy/Intermediate

Pennsylvania Turnpike Abandoned Tunnels

17.6 mi 28.4 km • Loop • 2,132 ft Ascent 649.82 m Ascent

(4) McConne…, PA
Favorite David's Vista on Jackson Trail, photo credit Tim Hackett
Intermediate/Difficult

Jackson Trail - Mid State Trail Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km • Loop • 802 ft Ascent 244.38 m Ascent

(2) Pine Gr…, PA
Favorite Jean Aron
Difficult

Bear Meadows/Mid State Trail Loop

7.4 mi 11.8 km • Loop • 847 ft Ascent 258.23 m Ascent

(1) Boalsburg, PA
Favorite View of the Ledge Quarry and train shed from the Little Incline side trail (blue blazes).
Intermediate/Difficult

Thousand Steps to Ledge Quarry

2.6 mi 4.1 km • Loop • 968 ft Ascent 295.19 m Ascent

(5) Mount U…, PA
Favorite An ascent along the Big Mountain Trail is not without its share of leaf-covered rocks.
Intermediate/Difficult

Dark Woods / Big Mountain Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km • Loop • 310 ft Ascent 94.45 m Ascent

(1) Ashland, PA
Favorite Follow the white Blazes!
Difficult

3rd Annual MAHG 41 AT Trail Challenge - One Day Hike Across MD on the Appalachain Trail

42.0 mi 67.6 km • Point to Point • 6,330 ft Ascent 1929.35 m Ascent

(6) Highfie…, MD
Favorite Indian Wells Vista rocks
Difficult

Mid State Trail (MST)

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

(2) Bedford, PA
Favorite Foggy day along trail.
Difficult

Sand Spring Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Loop • 877 ft Ascent 267.16 m Ascent

(2) Lake Wy…, PA

Trails in South Central PA - 335

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4.2 mi 6.8 km #1Tussey Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Boalsburg, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Boalsburg, PA
17.8 mi 28.6 km #2AT: Cumberland Valley A.T. Club (PA)
Easy/Intermediate
Boiling Springs, PA
Easy/Intermediate
17.8 mi 28.6 km Boiling Springs, PA
0.8 mi 1.2 km #3Alan Seeger Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Boalsburg, PA
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Boalsburg, PA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Thousand Steps Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Union, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.8 km Mount Union, PA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Yellow Ridge Descent
Intermediate
Fayetteville, PA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Fayetteville, PA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #6Little Mountain Trail
Difficult
Middleburg, PA
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Middleburg, PA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #7Detweiler Run Rd.
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
Easy
3.4 mi 5.5 km Boalsburg, PA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #8Ray's Revenge
Intermediate
McConnellstown, PA
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.2 km McConnellstown, PA
14.9 mi 24.0 km #9MST - Section 8
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Grove Mills, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
14.9 mi 24.0 km Pine Grove Mills, PA
20.5 mi 33.0 km #10MST - Section 12
Intermediate/Difficult
Mifflinburg, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
20.5 mi 33.0 km Mifflinburg, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #11Allegheny Trail
Difficult
McConnellstown, PA
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km McConnellstown, PA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #12Pig Pile Trail
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
Difficult
3.2 mi 5.1 km Church Hill, PA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Jean Aron Path
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Boalsburg, PA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #14Sassafras Trail
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Church Hill, PA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #15Brush Ridge Trail
Difficult
Milroy, PA
Difficult
4.4 mi 7.1 km Milroy, PA
2.0 mi 3.1 km #16Ross Trail
Extremely Difficult
Belleville, PA
Extremely Difficult
2.0 mi 3.1 km Belleville, PA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #17Beautiful Trail
Difficult
Milroy, PA
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Milroy, PA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #18Mount Union View Trail
Easy
Mount Union, PA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Mount Union, PA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #19Berger Dam Trail
Easy
Pine Grove, PA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Pine Grove, PA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #20Sassafras XX Trail
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Church Hill, PA

Photos of South Central PA - 169

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David's Vista on Jackson Trail, photo credit Tim Hackett
Dec 19, 2017 near Pine Gr…, PA
Bog boardwalk on the Moss-Hanne Trail
Nov 24, 2015 near Philips…, PA
Late summer wildflowers grace the Chestnut Grove Natural Area.
Jan 2, 2017 near Conestoga, PA
Egret in Wildwood Lake.
Sep 4, 2015 near Harrisburg, PA
View of Black Moshannon Lake from the Bog Trail.
Nov 24, 2015 near Philips…, PA
Rock steps as you climb up.
Aug 20, 2019 near Boalsburg, PA
Viewing the sunrise from the Big Mountain overlook
Aug 13, 2019 near McConne…, PA
Hang Gliding Ramp with view to the west
Aug 13, 2019 near McConne…, PA

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