Cumberland Valley Rail Trail

Pennsylvania


Uploaded: 8/9/2017
Lat: 40.09285 Long: -77.49276
This sign welcoming people to Shippensburg University is a short distance north of the trail's Prince Street crossing.
Uploaded: 5/19/2017
Lat: 40.05773 Long: -77.52085
Approaching the southern terminus of the trail off Earl Street on the north side of Shippensburg.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.05466 Long: -77.52195
Looking northeast along the trail from the southern terminus off Earl St. on Shippensburg's north side.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.05354 Long: -77.52187
The trail continues southwest toward town after crossing Prince Street.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.05703 Long: -77.52099
Looking north from the crossing at Prince Street, which also serves as the main entrance to Shippensburg University.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.05722 Long: -77.52075
The trail passes beneath this pedestrian bridge that connects the Cora Grove Spiritual Center to the rest of Shippensburg University.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.06058 Long: -77.51953
The trail passes Shippensburg University's Cora Grove Spiritual Center on the southeast side of campus.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.06105 Long: -77.51880
Emblazened with the college's emblem, the water tower at Shippensburg University towers over nearby dorms and can be seen from the trail.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.06368 Long: -77.51771
Two decades after it first opened, the section of trail that passes Shippensburg University has finally been improved with a user-friendly asphalt surface.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.06475 Long: -77.51730
This newly completed bridge carries the trail over Fogelsanger Road, providing easy access to Shippensburg University and the downtown.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 39.95869 Long: -76.73329
Looking south on the newly improved segment of trail that connects Shippensburg Twp. Park to university and downtown.
Uploaded: 5/18/2017
Lat: 40.06624 Long: -77.51669
Heading southwest down the trail on an autumn evening. Taken Oct. 2016.
Uploaded: 12/4/2016
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This photo was taken on a warm, autumn day about halfway between Shippensburg and Newville.
Uploaded: 12/4/2016
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This section of the trail is just southwest of Duncan Road, northeast of Shippensburg.
Uploaded: 12/4/2016
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This gazebo is visible from the trail in a backyard just south of Duncan Road.
Uploaded: 12/4/2016
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This horse was grazing just off the trail at a farm along Duncan Road.
Uploaded: 12/4/2016
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The trees that line much of the southwestern segment of the trail give way to open fields near Duncan Road. This gives trail users a more panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, but leaves them more exposed to the summer sun and winter winds.
Uploaded: 11/30/2016
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Approaching Duncan Road, located about midway on the trail between Shippensburg and Newville.
Uploaded: 11/30/2016
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Crossing Duncan Road, about halfway between Shippensburg and Newville.
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Farms can be seen just beyond the ribbon of trees that lines most of the trail northeast of Shippensburg.
Uploaded: 11/30/2016
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Tandem riders southwest of Britton Road.
Uploaded: 11/28/2016
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After crossing Britton Road, the trail veers northeast into the woods.
Uploaded: 11/28/2016
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Looking southwest from the Britton Road crossing.
Uploaded: 11/28/2016
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Approaching Britton Road northeast of Shippensburg.
Uploaded: 11/21/2016
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Visible along the trail northeast of Britton Road, these rock cuts are a legacy of the corridor's past as a rail line.
Uploaded: 11/21/2016
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The unimproved trail passing under the pedestrian bridge to the spiritual center on the southeast side of Shippensburg University.
Uploaded: 5/13/2016
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The unimproved section descends a steep slope to Fogelsanger Road between Shippensburg Twp. Park and Shippensburg University. This steep climb is the result of a bridge removal and is the reason this segment has not yet been further developed.
Uploaded: 5/13/2016
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Sign detailing the RR's role in the Civil War.
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Interpretive sign on the region's geology at Shippensburg Twp. Park.
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Looking southwest from the access path at Shippensburg Twp. Park, where the improved surface meets unimproved.
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Shippensburg University water tower, as seen from the trail southwest of Fogelsanger Road.
Uploaded: 5/13/2016
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Although the trail is still unimproved in the vicinity of Shippensburg University, this rough, stone pavement north of the Cora Grove Spiritual Center may be a sign that things will soon be changing.
Uploaded: 5/13/2016
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Unimproved trail entering a ravine immediately south of the Cora Grove Spiritual Center at Shippensburg University.
Uploaded: 5/13/2016
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Uploaded: 5/29/2015
Lat: 40.14936 Long: -77.43353
Uploaded: 5/29/2015
Lat: 40.14935 Long: -77.43350
Cumberland Valley Rail Trail July 4 ride, just west of Newville
Uploaded: 9/6/2014
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There our only about two extended opennings from the tree canopy on this trail but the views are great when you have them.
Uploaded: 5/27/2014
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This is somewhere near the mid point of Shippensburg and Newville
Uploaded: 5/27/2014
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Uploaded: 7/31/2013
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Amish buggy on the road at a trail head.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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A view from the trail.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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...some asphalt. Heading into the Newville Borough.....trail end.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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...of the trail. Heading towards Newville, PA.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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This is what the vast majority of the path looks like. It was nice to pass beyond these areas and see the farmland occasionally.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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...all along the path, when you're not enshrouded by the trees. Truly beautiful, expansive views of farmland, fields, and meadows.
Uploaded: 7/15/2013
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Uploaded: 4/27/2013
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Beautiful scenery along CVRT in Shippensburg, PA...beautiful and relaxing.
Uploaded: 4/10/2013
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Uploaded: 3/30/2013
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My horse, Tater, was so intrigued with these Holstein cows whose pasture borders the trail that we took a 10 min. break on our ride from Oakville to Newville & back just so that she could watch them. Fall 2012.
Uploaded: 11/4/2012
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An awesome view of the beautiful Cumberland Valley as seen from the trail at the Bullshead Rd. crossing. Fall 2012.
Uploaded: 11/4/2012
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Looking towards Newville from the Oakville Road area. Fall 2012.
Uploaded: 11/4/2012
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Uploaded: 10/7/2012
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Uploaded: 10/7/2012
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Uploaded: 10/7/2012
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Uploaded: 10/7/2012
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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park
Uploaded: 9/28/2012
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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park
Uploaded: 9/28/2012
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Bring a container to pick raspberries but leave plenty for wildlife and others on the trail
Uploaded: 7/10/2011
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You'll find oodles of raspberries along the trail and within reach.
Uploaded: 7/10/2011
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The tables in the Newville picnic area are nicely shaded.
Uploaded: 7/10/2011
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Newville trailhead is clean and well maintained
Uploaded: 7/10/2011
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Uploaded: 6/27/2011
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Uploaded: 6/27/2011
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restroom & info
Uploaded: 6/27/2011
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New Horse on CVRR trail
Uploaded: 8/15/2010
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View south from CVRR
Uploaded: 8/15/2010
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View from CVRR trail
Uploaded: 8/15/2010
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Uploaded: 6/25/2008
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Uploaded: 10/10/2007
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Uploaded: 10/10/2007
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Uploaded: 10/10/2007
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Uploaded: 10/10/2007
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