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Hosack Run Trail

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 4.7 (3)

A short, scenic trail along the rhododendron lined banks of Hosack Run.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

2.0

KM

Point to Point

1,854' 565 m

High

1,298' 396 m

Low

561' 171 m

Up

8' 3 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

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Features Fall Colors · Wildflowers

Description

The trail is useful for connecting the AT Appalachian Trail with other trails in Caledonia State Park and the Flat Rock area of Michaux State Forest and making possible a number of loop options. From the Locust Gap Trail, it proceeds Northwest into the gorge of Hosack Run through a dense rhododendron thicket, before bearing to the southwest and ascending to the AT Appalachian Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Rhododendron and mountain laurel.

Contacts

Land Manager: PA DCNR - Main Office

Shared By:

Luke AT

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 3 votes

#4

in Shippensburg

#6083

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#4

in Shippensburg

#119

in Pennsylvania

#6,083

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Crossing Hosack Run.
Oct 7, 2015 near Fayette…, PA

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