Towpath Trail

EASY 5 reviews

Towpath Trail is a 3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mifflintown, 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.

DISTANCE
3.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
164 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

Towpath Trail at Lewistown Narrows Canal Park. An easy out and back trail with great views of the Juniata River and remnants of the Pennsylvania Canal. Key points of interest focusing on the canals history are identified & briefly described on informational signs and markers throughout the hike.

hiking
9 months ago

10 months ago

hiking
Friday, July 01, 2016

Nice easy out and back trail.

Friday, March 18, 2016

walking
Sunday, October 18, 2015

Nice Short Hike...Next time I will take headphones...could be a nice running trail

Pros: River Views, Fall Foliage, Pennsylvania Canal Views and History
Cons: Visible Highway, Noise Pollution