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1,144 mi 1,841 km of trail 39 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 152 Trails Intermediate Trails 239 Trails Hard Trails 77 Trails
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Recommended Routes in South Central PA - 37

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Favorite Exiting the tunnel
Easy/Intermediate

Pennsylvania Turnpike Abandoned Tunnels

17.6 mi 28.4 km 2,132' Up 649.82 m Up 2,131' Down 649.65 m Down

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 802' Up 244.38 m Up 845' Down 257.65 m Down

Pine Gr…, PA
Favorite Indian Wells Vista
Difficult

Bear Meadows/Mid State Trail Loop

7.4 mi 11.8 km 847' Up 258.23 m Up 846' Down 257.98 m Down

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

Thousand Steps to Ledge Quarry

2.6 mi 4.1 km 968' Up 295.19 m Up 968' Down 294.91 m Down

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

Dark Woods / Big Mountain Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 310' Up 94.45 m Up 310' Down 94.51 m Down

Ashland, PA
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

Pole Steeple Out-and-Back

1.1 mi 1.8 km 477' Up 145.34 m Up 475' Down 144.8 m Down

Biglerv…, PA
Favorite The Flat Rock Trail delivers a bird's eye view of the cumberland valley that's worth the climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Flat Rock Trail

4.2 mi 6.8 km 1,313' Up 400.26 m Up 1,313' Down 400.16 m Down

Newville, PA
Favorite Egret in Wildwood Lake.
Easy/Intermediate

Towpath Trail

2.2 mi 3.6 km 10' Up 3.01 m Up 10' Down 3.02 m Down

Marysville, PA

Trails in South Central PA - 429

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4.2 mi 6.8 km #1Tussey Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Boalsburg, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
Boalsburg, PA
17.8 mi 28.7 km #2AT: Cumberland Valley A.T. Club (PA)
Easy/Intermediate
Boiling Springs, PA
Easy/Intermediate
Boiling Springs, PA
3.3 mi 5.4 km #3Lonberger Path
Intermediate/Difficult
Boalsburg, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
Boalsburg, PA
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4Alan Seeger Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Boalsburg, PA
Easy/Intermediate
Boalsburg, PA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #5Thousand Steps Trail
Difficult
Mount Union, PA
Difficult
Mount Union, PA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Ram Hill Trail
Intermediate
Scotland, PA
Intermediate
Scotland, PA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #7Bear Meadows Loop
Intermediate
Boalsburg, PA
Intermediate
Boalsburg, PA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #8Little Mountain Trail
Difficult
Middleburg, PA
Difficult
Middleburg, PA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #9Yellow Ridge Descent
Intermediate
Fayetteville, PA
Intermediate
Fayetteville, PA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #10Detweiler Run Rd.
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
15.1 mi 24.2 km #11MST - Section 8
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Grove Mills, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Grove Mills, PA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #12Ray's Revenge
Intermediate
McConnellstown, PA
Intermediate
McConnellstown, PA
20.5 mi 33.0 km #13MST - Section 12
Difficult
Mifflinburg, PA
Difficult
Mifflinburg, PA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #14Pig Pile Trail
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #15Allegheny Trail
Difficult
McConnellstown, PA
Difficult
McConnellstown, PA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #16Jean Aron Path
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
Easy
Boalsburg, PA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #17Mount Union View Trail
Easy
Mount Union, PA
Easy
Mount Union, PA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #18Brush Ridge Trail
Difficult
Milroy, PA
Difficult
Milroy, PA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #19Sassafras Trail
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
Difficult
Church Hill, PA
2.0 mi 3.1 km #20Ross Trail
Very Difficult
Belleville, PA
Very Difficult
Belleville, PA

Photos of South Central PA - 214

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David's Vista on Jackson Trail, photo credit Tim Hackett
Dec 19, 2017 near Pine Gr…, PA
Hiking Sunset Rocks and the Appalachian Trail - Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Michaux State Forest
Nov 25, 2019 near Shippen…, PA
Bog boardwalk on the Moss-Hanne Trail
Nov 24, 2015 near Philips…, PA
Indian Wells Vista
Nov 5, 2018 near Boalsburg, 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
Foggy day along trail.
Apr 7, 2019 near Lake Wy…, PA
View of Black Moshannon Lake from the Bog Trail.
Nov 24, 2015 near Philips…, PA