Bald Eagle Valley Trail


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Bald Eagle Valley Trail Facts

States: Pennsylvania
Counties: Clinton
Length: 5.5 miles
Trail end points: Castanea Train Station (Castanea) and Spook Hollow Road (McElhattan)
Trail surfaces: Crushed Stone
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 10440848
Trail activities: Bike, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Bald Eagle Valley Trail Description

Bald Eagle Valley Trail, formerly known as the Clinton County Rail Trail, offers a pleasant crushed-stone pathway along scenic Bald Eagle Creek and the West Branch Susquehanna River. As you pedal or walk along this former railroad bed, look up in the trees for the bald eagles which like to nest in the area.

The trail, which will one day span 11.5 miles, is being constructed in six phases. In 2018, the first phase opened and, in 2019, the second phase opened. The trail now totals 5.5 miles in two disconnected segments: a section from the Castanea Train Station to Youngdale Road in Wayne Township (3.5 miles), and a section in McElhattan between McElhattan Drive and Spook Hollow Road (2 miles). 

Anticipated to be complete in 2020, the trail will connect the communities of Lock Haven, Castanea, McElhattan and Avis. It will also provide a link to the popular 62-mile Pine Creek Rail Trail at its Jersey Shore Trailhead in neighboring Lycoming County.

Parking and Trail Access

For the western segment, a trailhead is located at the Castanea Train Station (201 Logan Ave.). For the eastern segment in McElhattan, you'll find a parking lot at either end of the trail.


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