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Heritage Rail Trail is a 20.9 mile point-to-point trail located near York, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 20.9 miles Elevation Gain: 954 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

views

wild flowers

hiking
3 months ago

I walk this trail often and it is always relaxing. Last week I did 17 miles and it was pretty easy since it is mostly flat.

3 months ago

Beautiful trail through the country side! Mostly in the shade with plenty of access points. Rode to the Mason Dixon line and back to York but if you're feeling ambitious the trail does continue into MD! I'll definitely be riding it again.

walking
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Well maintained, very easy stroll that goes for several miles. Great for dogs and bicycles.

running
Monday, August 13, 2018

One of my favorite places to run. Always something to look at.

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Goes for miles.. Beautiful trail

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Great trail for a walk or bike ride. Less secluded than the MD side of the trail but better for people that may want to stop at a cafe or pub along the way. Check out Bonkey's for an ice cream break in the New Freedom section.

road biking
Saturday, June 09, 2018

Really good trail for families

walking
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Fresh

road biking
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Great trail. Safe. Very well maintained. Beautiful sceneries. Lots of spots to stop, rest or have a quick snack. Plenty of shade. You'll see lots of people walk, run, ride bikes, walk their dogs and every now and then you'll see folks ride horses. Room for everyone. Love it.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wonderful and easy for families!!

road biking
Friday, September 08, 2017

Best trail I've been on

Monday, July 31, 2017

one of the best trails I've been running in.

walking
Saturday, July 08, 2017

Good, safe outdoor activity.

road biking
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Great if you enjoy getting some distance and scenery. The trail goes through several small towns, through farmland, wooded areas, over creeks, etc. It's a beautiful bike ride.

running
Thursday, October 20, 2016

The trail is flat and easy, but I find it dull. You are forced to do out and back routes and there is not a lot of variety in the terrain. Also, it is generally crowded and I prefer the solitary running experience.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Beautiful fun shaded and watch out for the turkey crossing around mile 19!

mountain biking
Monday, July 04, 2016

Started in York City and Biked to Seven Valleys, stopped ice cream and a snack then finished the trail at the MD line. Had a early dinner then rode back to York City. Great trail, well maintained. Since it runs along a railroad there is never more than a few degrees of incline or decline. Great for all ages.

mountain biking
Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Really enjoy bike riding the trail. The MD side is more beautiful than PA side of course, but really easy bike riding and lots of towns to stop and grab lunch or something to drink for a all day ride.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Great trail would love to ride it again

walking
Friday, January 01, 2016

There are several spots to get on this trail. Here is a link to the spots and the directions. https://yorkcountypa.gov/parks-recreation/the-parks/heritage-rail-trail-park.html

mountain biking
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hiking
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road biking
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