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Best trails in Gallitzen State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Gallitzen State Forest, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 2 easy trails in Gallitzen State Forest ranging from 7.6 to 12.4 miles and from 2,381 to 2,795 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Clark Run Rager Mountain Trail Loop
Gallitzen State Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Clark Run Rager Mountain Trail Loop is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Seward, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#2 - John P Saylor Trail
Gallitzen State Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 40 m
Very flat, great beginner backpacking trip. Muddy and rutted from ATV trafficShow more
#3 - Lost Turkey Trail
Gallitzen State Forest
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Length: 23 mi • Est. 11 h 15 m
Playfully named by its original trailblazers, the Youth Conservation Corps in 1976, the Lost Turkey Trail is an interesting passageway through the forest west of the Allegheny Front. Show more
#4 - Wolfs Rock Trail
Gallitzen State Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 40 m
Wolfs Rock Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Windber, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#5 - County Line Trail and Buffalo Road Loop
Gallitzen State Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
County Line Trail and Buffalo Road Loop is a 7.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Windber, Pennsylvania that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The traiShow more