South Mountain - Orange Trail is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Emmaus, Pennsylvania that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
South Mountain Trail is a 8.7 mile loop trail located near Emmaus, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running & walking and is accessible from September until June. Good mix of terrain
Enjoyable narrow ranged switchbacks and mountain terrain
Started at the Robert Rodale Gateway trail at the parking lot on Klines Rd and then picked up the orange trail. It had just rained the past two days so the trail was muddy/wet which made some of the rocks/wooden structures a bit slippery. The trail is designed for mountain bikes but I had no issues hiking it with my two dogs. Overall great little hike and I look forward to going back to explore some of the other trails that branch off of it.
My fiance lives in Emmaus and when I visit I really enjoy hiking this trail. Fine to do in shorts and sneakers. Really a nice peaceful walk
very nice trail on a cool crisp morning
I work two jobs and have a 3 1/2 hour break between jobs. so I look for someway to take time. thought I would try this trail it's peaceful if you like solitude it's excellent. the highlight of this trail I think is the boulder outcrop.
Great trail, there is multiple loops to choose from. Cool switchbacks up and down the mountain. Trails are easily marked and exciting. Enter from Alpine street, there will be a small park on the left to park at.
First time on this trail. The trail as it appears on the map does include the Red, then Light Blue, and a little bit of Orange, then back to Red trails. A bit confusing if you have never been on this trail system.
I would advise wearing good sturdy shoes like hiking boots because of the mixed terrains of rocks, roots, and boulders.
This was a fun trail system with many options so your hike could be as long or short, easy or hard as you want to make it.
lots of varied terrain. cool spring to splash your feet in as well. neat boulders to explore. close to home.
It was fantastic..enjoyed the day .,could of used a little more shade walking but it was a fantastic day !
This was a really nice and surprising hike. Loved it!
Really nice hike, close to the Highway making it very convenient.