Stone Bridge Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews

Stone Bridge Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dawson, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
367 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

horseback riding

forest

views

wild flowers

In 1913, Sarah Cochran, widow of coke and coal pioneer Philip Cochran, built a Tudor mansion, Linden Hall, north-west of Dawson and used the Mansion Road to travel between the two. The road has deteriorated and been blocked to vehicle traffic to become the Stone Bridge Trail. The trail surface itself is broken asphault, concrete and gravel. It's not too bad for someone on foot but only mountain bikes can handle some of the steep grades and rough surface. Round trip is 2.5 miles and can be done in about an hour. At about mid-way, there is an overlook that gives a nice view of the Youghiogheny River valley. Tours of Linden Hall are only available to groups of 25 or more.