Tadler Run Trail

MODERATE 8 reviews
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Tadler Run Trail is a 6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Barnett Twp, 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
6.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
610 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

I found this trail to be not well-maintained and very very muddy. In a few spots, it was beautiful, and had a great view, but for the most part, it was an incredibly boring hike.

trail running
2 months ago

Fairly easy trail run. Nice rolling hills and all in the shade. I tracked my run and I think the trail is more like 5 miles including the offshoot to the overlook. Had a good time on it though.

hiking
3 months ago

6 months ago

hiking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Hands down the best trail in all of Clear Creek and also probably the longest! This trail has a couple pretty neat vista views of the river that are worth checking out. Also has a thick area of mountain laurel that would have been pretty cool during the summer when they are in bloom! Over all a really cool trail to check out if you hiking near Clear Creek!

hiking
Sunday, August 28, 2016

hiking
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

By far, the BEST trail in Clear Creek State Park. It's relativley new as I don't have it on any of my old maps from 10+ years ago. Hike the Truby to the trail head. Don't take Sawmill Run as it has become terribly overgrown and poorly marked. Finding the leg on that up the mountain to the Truby/Tadler head is luck at this point (and I've hiked it for 35 years).

The Tadler is a true gem though. The laurel fields that the trail cuts through are just amazing. Then it follows old ox paths through the Hemlocks around the Tadler Run creek. Be sure to take the off-shoot to the scenic view. In July, the laurel (or is it rhododendron?) leading up to the look-out point form a virtual flower garden. Then a hidden path around a rock path open up a hidden ledge that overlooks the mountain. It's like something out of a movie.

You do have hills on the way up or down to contend with though, but they're doable.