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Allegheny National Forest - Heart's Content XC Ski Trail

8.3 miles
This trail is not groomed. The three loops are suitable for beginners. The trail is marked with blue diamonds. Check out the short 1.2 mile Hearts Content Interpretive Trail which offers a scenic hike through an old growth forest of beech, hemlock ...
Dirt
Grass
Gravel

Allegheny National Forest - Kellettville to Nebraska Trace

12 miles
The route is primitive and unimproved. The trail crosses several streams that are not bridged. The trail follows the scenic Tionesta Creek with lots of great scenery and fishing.
Dirt
Grass

Allegheny National Forest - Twin Lakes Trail

16.6 miles
This trail passes through a variety of pleasing landscapes. The area near Crane Run is especially scenic. The trail is marked with white diamonds. The skill level of this trail is rated more difficult. The Twin Lakes Trail ends at the North ...
Dirt
Grass

Allegheny River Trail

32 miles
With a wide, paved pathway and adjacent equestrian trail running through lush woodland and riverside terrain, the Allegheny River Trail (ART) has something to offer every trail enthusiast. Following a segment of the Allegheny River that is part ...
Asphalt

Chautauqua Rails-to-Trails

28.56 miles
Though mostly a continuous system of trails from Sherman north to Brocton, some segments of the Chautauqua Rails-to-Trails system go by other names (see below). All the trails are primarily grassy but some portions are gravel or crushed stone. ...
Concrete
Crushed Stone
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Corry Junction Greenway Trail

5.1 miles
Crossing the state line into New York near Erie, Pennsylvania, the 7.5-mile trail runs through the beautiful Brokenstraw Valley, passing small streams, a tamarack swamp, deciduous woods and wildflowers. The construction of railroad tracks ...
Crushed Stone

Crooked Creek Trail aka Thornton Junction Trail

7 miles
A seven mile section of the Thornton Junction (aka Crooked Creek) Trail was acquired for public use by the Northwest Pennsylvania Trail Association. The corridor begins immediately south of south of Route 5 at Girard Junction and follows the ...

East Branch Trail (PA)

3.1 miles
The Pennsylvania Railroad originally built the Chautauqua Line as part of a network of rail lines that linked Corry, Titusville, Oil City, Franklin and Meadville during the boom days of the oil industry in Northwest Pennsylvania. Spartansburg, ...
Ballast
Cinder

Ernst Bike Trail

6.1 miles
Along its 6-mile path, this paved rail-trail crosses through a rich array of natural habitats, from creek bottomlands to meadow, marsh and forest. The trail is named for Calvin Ernst, who owned the Meadville-Linesville Railroad corridor and ...
Asphalt

Marienville Bike Trail

23.3 miles
The Marienville Bike Trail is part of a system of roads and trails in the Allegheny National Forest. The trails are open to mountain bikes, trail bikes, and ATVs and are rated as difficult because of the rocky, and sometimes steep, terrain. ...
Crushed Stone
Dirt
Grass
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Maurice K. Goddard State Park Multi-Use Trail

12 miles
Maurice K. Goddard State Park spans more than 2,000 acres in northwestern Pennsylvania, about 70 miles north of Pittsburgh. A centerpiece of the park is the expansive Lake Wilhelm, popular with anglers. A paved, off-road trail for biking and ...
Asphalt

McClintock Trail

9.4 miles
As it winds along Oil Creek, McClintock Trail connects Oil Creek State Park with Oil City. Note that much of the route is on-road. Just south of the park, a 1.8-mile section on Waitz Road, a dirt road with a few steep slopes in Cornplanter ...
Asphalt

Oil Creek State Park Trail

9.7 miles
The Titusville and Petroleum Center Railroad had one major purpose when it was built in 1863: to transport oil. Oil was discovered in Oil Creek Valley in 1859 by Colonel Edward Drake and William Smith. Almost overnight, towns such as Titusville, ...
Asphalt

Pymatuning State Park Spillway Trail

2.9 miles
Located on the abandoned Erie and Pittsburgh branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, this short but intriguing trail runs through Pymatuning State Park, a large and popular two-state recreation area encompassing a 2,500-acre wildlife refuge around ...
Ballast

Queen City Trail

3 miles
This 3-mile trail within the city limits of Titusville extends from the Jersey Bridge parking lot, adjacent to the Drake Well Museum, to South Martin Street in Titusville. A section of the trail at Allen/Bloss St./Brown St. Bridge is share ...
Asphalt

Samuel Justus Recreation Trail

6 miles
Connecting Oil City and Franklin, the Samuel Justus Trail is a 6-mile segment of a 30-mile trail that follows the former Allegheny Valley Railroad. The A.V. was completed to Oil City in 1868 and connected the oil fields with Pittsburgh. It operated ...
Asphalt

Shenango River Trail

7 miles
The Shenango River Trail once served as a towpath along the Erie Canal Extension. During the mid-1800s, mules pulled boats along the canal, linking goods from the Great Lakes to Pittsburgh and beyond. Recognizing the geographic significance ...
Dirt

Trout Island Trail

2.5 miles
2.5 miles of the planned 13 mile trail are now open. Approximately 2 miles are asphalt pavement with a short .5 mile section of unimproved gravel in the middle section. A map is available at the trail web site. www.mctrails.org From the Mercer ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Western Reserve Greenway

43 miles
The Western Reserve Greenway is a 43-mile, mostly rural rail-trail that cuts a north–south course from Ashtabula to Warren, Ohio. The greenway's start is only a few miles from Lake Erie, and a planned extension will bring it right to the shoreline. ...
Asphalt
Ballast