Appalachian Trail: South Mountain Ridge through Pine Grove Furnace State Park

EASY 6 reviews

Appalachian Trail: South Mountain Ridge through Pine Grove Furnace State Park is a 10.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Biglerville, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until November.

DISTANCE
10.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1131 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

1 month ago

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Yeah for the official Half Way Point on the AT. The actual mileage varies from year to year so look for the little marker.
Also the General Store has ICE CREAM. I suffered no ill effects except for not wanting to hike further that day.

Friday, July 03, 2015

nature trips
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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hiking
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Nothing special

hiking
Monday, September 27, 2010

This IS a longer hike for an afternoon hike. Get to view some second growth oak trees, and various types of the Pennsylvania forest.