Zion, Pennsylvania Trails and Maps

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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

Beaver Dam Trail

2.3 miles
Located in one of Pennsylvanias most popular State Parks, the Beaver Dam Trail follows old railroad grades at Parker Dam State Park in Clearfield County. The trail runs past streams, beaver dams, meadows and beautiful stands of hemlock, pine ...
Crushed Stone

Bellefonte Central Rail Trail

1.3 miles
Serene year-round, the Bellefonte Central Rail Trail (BCRT) in central Pennsylvania runs along 1.3 miles of the old Buffalo Run, Bellefonte and Bald Eagle Railroad corridor. The original 19-mile line connecting the towns of Bellefonte and State ...
Asphalt
Cinder
Crushed Stone

Bells Gap Rail Trail

6.3 miles
The Bells Gap Rail-Trail is really two trails in one-a flat 2.1-mile southern section with smooth crushed limestone surface, and a rougher, more difficult northern section best-suited for mountain bike enthusiasts or hikers seeking a challenge. ...
Crushed Stone
Dirt
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Buffalo Flat Trail

0.5 miles
Dirt

Buffalo Valley Rail Trail

9 miles
As of autumn 2011, 9 miles of the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail are complete. The trail runs between Lewisburg and Mifflinburg, and interpretive signs relate the region's history. The trail is mostly paved at both ends but the middle section has ...
Asphalt
Gravel

CandI Trail

0 miles
The CandI Trail (often pronounced Candy) had some improvements made to a few bridge crossings prior to the July 2011 Greenway Sojourn but the surface is primarily large rock ballast and cannot be opened to the public until surface conditions ...
Ballast
Dirt
Grass

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail Extension

11 miles
An 11 extension of the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail is planned that will connect Carlisle, PA and the Dickinson College Campus to Shippensburg, PA and Shippensburg State University. The existing trail currently ends at Newville, PA. The purchase ...

David S. Ammerman Trail (formerly Clearfield to Grampian Trail)

10.5 miles
Once known as the Clearfield and Grampian Trail, in 2011, the name was changed to the David S. Ammerman Trail in memory of the man who championed turning the abandoned rail corridor into a recreational trail. Take in scenic views of water, ...
Crushed Stone

Dimeling to Madera Trail

13 miles
This is an undeveloped railbanked corridor. ATV and other motorized users keep the vegetation in check via their use.
Ballast
Cinder

George B. Will Trail

5.6 miles
The George B. Will Trail in Tiadaghton State Forest is named for an early 20th-century Pennsylvania forest ranger. The trail is popular with cross-country skiers and travels through a mixed-pine forest. The loop trail is wide and flat, perfect ...
Ballast
Grass

Houtzdale Line Trail

10.5 miles
The old railroad line known as the Moshannon, or the Mills Branch, crossed the Moshannon Valley during the mid- to late 1800s. The line was the foundation of the region's late 19th- and early 20th-century economy. The valley's vast reserves ...
Gravel

Iron Horse Trail (PA)

10 miles
The Iron Horse Trail follows two abandoned rail beds: the Path Valley Railroad and the Perry Lumber Company Railroad. Originally, the Path Valley Railroad was going to be an extension for the Newport and Shermans Valley Railroad and would end ...
Ballast
Crushed Stone
Dirt

Lower Trail

16.5 miles
Grab your bike or your walking shoes, or saddle up your horse, and head for the cool breezes and dappled shade of the 17-mile Lower Trail. The name "Lower," which rhymes with "flower," refers to attorney T. Dean Lower, who provided the funds ...
Crushed Stone

Lowlands Trail

6 miles
Located in beautiful Sinnemahoning State Park in Pennsylvania, the Lowlands Trail uses the former corridor of the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad. The trail and park are now part of the tour development area known as PA Wilds. The Lowlands Trail ...
Crushed Stone

Lycoming Creek Bikeway

5.5 miles
In a pretty valley between the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain, the Lycoming Creek Bikeway is a fitting hometown asset. Tourists are not flocking to it, but the local folks have embraced it for their walks, morning ...
Asphalt

Lykens Valley Rail Trail

9.2 miles
Lykens Valley Rail Trail is nearly half-way complete with 9 miles of trail open out of 20 miles planned. Those 9 miles are available in three disconnected segments. In Millersburg, a 0.4-mile segment of trail runs north-south between the Susquehanna ...
Crushed Stone

Newport and Shermans Valley Railroad Trace (formerely Little Buffalo)

1.16 miles
Included in the seven-mile network of trails in Little Buffalo State Park are two small sections of rail-trail. Together they are called the Newport and Sherman's Valley Railroad Trace. The rail-trail sections are signed with directional arrows ...
Crushed Stone
Grass

North Link Trail

9.3 miles
The North Link Trail is a 9 mile section of rail-trail which is just one part of an 85-mile loop that winds through the forested hills and valleys of this state forest. Known as the Susquehannock Trail System, it was created by joining together ...
Dirt

Old Tram Trail

1.8 miles
Lumber mills frequently set up tram cars running on a set of tracks to carry cut timbers from the steep hillsides. The Old Tram Trail is exactly that and has become a short bit of single track to challenge mountain bikers as well as hikers. ...
Crushed Stone
Dirt
Grass

Penns Creek Path (Mid State Trail)

3.6 miles
Though little-known compared to other popular rail-trails in Pennsylvania, the Penns Creek Path is worth the effort of visiting for a scenic bike ride or hike in the forest. Pretty in all seasons, it is especially picturesque in June when its ...
Ballast
Crushed Stone

Pine Creek Rail Trail

61.2 miles
One of the premier rail-trails in the Northeast, the Pine Creek Trail in Pine Creek Gorge offers travelers a spectacular 61-mile journey through the area commonly referred to as the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. With numerous trailheads, comfort ...
Crushed Stone

Sentiero DiShay Trail

13.4 miles
Primarily a cross-country ski route, the 13.4-mile Sentiero DiShay Trail can also be enjoyed for hiking and mountain biking. The trail winds through a mixed forest of conifer and deciduous trees. The trail is located within the Tiadaghton State ...
Dirt

Snow Shoe Rail Trail

18.5 miles
Coordinated by the Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Association (SSRTA), the Snow Shoe Trail caters primarily to ATV and off-road motorcycle enthusiasts. It is open to other users as well, but the rough ballast and gravel surface makes for a bumpy ...
Ballast
Gravel

Susquehanna River Walk & Timber Trail

4.2 miles
The Susquehanna River Walk follows the north and south shores of the river's West Branch, including two bridge crossings at Market Street and Maynard Street. The route, much of which was built on top of levees, provides an important connection ...
Asphalt

Susquehannock Trail System

30 miles
Located in scenic Potter and Clinton Counties, the Susquehannock Hiking Trail is an 85-mile amalgamation of old Civilian Conservation Corps fire trails, logging roads and railroad grades through the Susquehannock State Forest. Isolated and pristine, ...
Dirt

Walnut Street Bridge

1 miles
Ever since the 1993 flood waters of the Suquehanna River destroyed the western half of this bridge the Harrisburg communnity has been trying to rebuild it. The eastern half of the bridge has been opened and maintained as a part of the Capitol ...

West Creek Recreational Trail

18.9 miles
The West Creek Rail Trail Association is working on developing a trail on the abandoned rail corridor between St. Mary's and Emporium, Pa. To date, no surface devlopment has been completed.