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My wife and I rode the trail this morning. Excellent ride for e-bikes. Most of trail is asphalt. A small section is dirt/small gravel but very easy to ride on. Beautiful ride through the country side. Be sure not to miss the Gnome Village!
As previous reviewers have noted the last 5.5 miles at the eastern end of the trail ending in the charming little town of Atglen is not passable by bicycle and includes numerous gates and concrete blockades designed to keep people off what is nothing more than an electrical power line right of way. Might be a future rail trail but at present it should not even be included on the map. Better to head west toward Quarryville. Fortunately, the country roads through the beautiful Amish countryside make for a nice cycling outing.
Lots of shade on this trail. Downed trees noted in an earlier review have been cleared. Could really use some fine gravel over much of the trail. Watch the crossing at Route 743. Cars are flying. Steep grades on either side of the former tressel.
Trail is very hilly and crushed stone is not good for hybrids. Shame because the trail looked like it was very picturesque if we could go further.
I did my first ride on this trail from Lebanon to Mt Gretna with a side trip to The Jigger Shop for an ice cream. 21 miles. My longest ride to date and it was so easy!
I recently rode from New Freedom To York on a nice Sunday in July. The trail was fairly busy but it is wide, in great condition and mostly shaded allowing a pleasant ride. An active rail road runs next to almost the entire Heritage Rail Trail that carries a sightseeing locomotive which was exciting to see during my ride!
There are many places to stop to eat along the many trailheads as well as plenty of benches along the trail to take a break. There are also many art installations at each trailhead which provide many photo opportunities. I stopped in York as I could not find the extension and did not feel comfortable in the traffic of York.
If I could give it a zero, I would. That goes for any place (with the exception of animal preserves) that does not allow dogs. Dogs are not allowed at any of Berks county recreational parks except Antietam Lake.
Just rode this trail this AM and it was fabulous …scenic and interesting
The 'newly' paved section is great.
I think the paving will slow down the traffic on that section of the trail.
For a paved trail... It's rough. Was it planned that way? If it wasn't you should ask for a refund from the paving company.
My wife and I rode the trail on our recumbent tandem in June. It has been one of our favorites. The northern part of the trail is a little bumpy, but overall the is one of the best riding surfaces I been on. The fine gravel was very hard packed. Almost like riding on pavement without the cracks. It was nice to see a number of bathrooms along the trail.
The trail is one of the best in PA. The trail follows the railroad track and crisscross back and forth along the length. My wife and I on our tandem found the most of the road crossings and barriers easy to ride through. Highlights of the trail are the tunnel at mile 15 and the ice cream shop in Glen Rock. We highly recommend this trail.
I liked this trail but not as much as the Lower trail. The reason being the surface on the lower trail is smoother. Both are crushed stone but the crushed stone on this trail is rather deep in a couple areas which can easily throw you over on a bike. Really wish the East Broad Top would turn the rail system in my town into a rail trail.
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