Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins

MODERATE 30 reviews
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Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near State College, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.9 miles Elevation Gain: 787 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

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20 days ago

Another beautiful hike with a killer view at the top!

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over grown
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1 month ago

I started off by going up the steep way and it was worth it. The MST section was great with challenging aspects and great views, but it wasn't marked very well in some spots. The best views are on the road section. I had to rush through the end of the hike due to incoming storms, but I will definitely do the hike again so I can take my time with it.

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7 months ago

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Looking forward to using this app. More later.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Nice trail. The beginning was a tough incline but it mellowed out. Good hike for a Sunday afternoon.

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Sunday, September 03, 2017

Very nice hike with great uphill stretch to start, nice segment of mountain ridge trail and then a gradual descent trail to save your knees and close the loop. Did the whole loop on a nice Sunday afternoon and didn't see a single other hiker.

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Friday, September 01, 2017

The steps at the beginning provide great cardio. There are a few spots for good views of you peek out between the dense foliage. Perfect distance for me for an after work hike.

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Very difficult at the start of the hike basically go straight up the steps. Levels off at the very top and is a fairly easy hike from there. The views are worth braving the steps

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

We did the entire loop, 3.9 miles. The first mile (steps) is straight up the mountain, a really steep incline, it doesn't level off any until the top. It's a long hard mile, but the views at the top are beautiful. When you get up there follow the trail to the left and it is a fairly level hike with views along the way. The best view is where Pennsylvania Furnace meets the Pump House Road! It's not an easy hike and I'd definitely recommend proper footwear.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

recorded nice!

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