Ernst Trail

EASY 4 reviews

Ernst Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Meadville, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
137 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

nature trips

road biking

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

Take Meadville, PA Exit 147 A off of I-79 and go East (less than 5 minutes) Access points: On Mercer Pike: East off I-79 Exit 147A onto Rt. 322. Turn right at Sheetz on Kennedy Hill Road. Turn Left onto Mercer Pike (less than 1/2 mile) Go 2 miles, parking and access on right. Beans Trailhead: From Meadville, go past Park Ave. Plaza, parking and access on left just before Home Depot. From I-79, go east Exit 147A on 322 towards Meadville, parking and access on right just after Home Depot On Krider Road: From I-79 take 147B towards Conneaut Lake. At second traffic ligh, turn left onto Route 19 South. After 1 mile, turn left onto Krider road. Trail head is about 1/4 on right. (not yet updated with parking areas for the expansion )