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Map Key

75.4

Miles

121.3

KM

Loop

2,376' 724 m

High

1,101' 336 m

Low

8,801' 2,683 m

Up

8,809' 2,685 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

44%

Max Grade (24°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Diverse terrain; great for the whole family.

Need to Know

Northwestern section relocated to much nicer trail. Mosquito Creek wet crossing is doable during low water.

Description

No towns or places to resupply. If you want or seek out solitude this is a great trail. Good water sources. Over the course of 6.5 days I saw no other humans.

Flora & Fauna

Saw, deer, rattlers, bears, possums, a Fisher, skunk, orchids, owls,

Contacts

Shared By:

Robert Berardinelli with improvements by Jason Erdman

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 5 votes

#1948

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Trail Rankings

#30

in Pennsylvania

#1,948

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The Parker Dam Hollywood Sign
Jul 26, 2020 near Treasur…, PA
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Sep 11, 2021
John Jackson
Started at Parker Dam State Park. Then took the Cut Off Trail back to the QT. There was some mud and a few downed trees. However, these issues were… 8.5mi — 4h 08m
Nov 25, 2020
Kevin McNulty
A hidden gem, I saw 2 other hikers in 5 days. There have been several reroutes, so make sure your map is current. DCNR map is good or purple lizard. 76.4mi
Jul 3, 2019
Ian Barry
May 20, 2018
hayden bock
Porcupine draft was moderately high with wet rocks on trail 3mi
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