Explore the most popular forest trails near Wellsboro with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Lovely trail. Certainly easy and would be so nice for all ages!

1 month ago

Did only 3 miles up & 3 back. Love it. Hiked it. Maybe next time-bike it

Can you fish in the area?

2 months ago

Flat, short hike with great views of Pine Creek...

2 months ago

Just a heads up, this trail is not in Leonard Harrison park. I believe it’s in tioga Park

This is not easy. Wasn’t for me anyways. Was fun though

on Pine Creek Trail

mountain biking
7 months ago

Always a great ride. Easy access. Exercise or tour with a friend.

breath taking

Beautiful! I could have sat there for hours taking it all in. We went on Memorial Day but it was not very busy, it was raining in the morning, which was probably a factor. Took the trail to the West Rim Trail for a longer hike and camped at the Leonard Harrison campsite. The trail runs along the rim of the canyon so it was fairly flat. A must see!

Nice hike. My family enjoyed it. My toddler even walked a lot of the way.

10 months ago

We attempted to ride the entire length of the trail while bicycle camping along the way. A damaged bike kept us from getting further than Blackwell, PA (starting at the trailhead near Wellsboro, PA), but that portion that we hit through the Natural Area of the "canyon" was great.
We stayed overnight at a camping area at the old CCC town of Tiadagton. Eagles, black bear, ducks, geese, white tailed deer and timber rattlesnakes were seen in plenty. The middle of the Natural Area did not see much in the way of other campers or even bikers during the two weekend August days that we were base camped there. The star gazing was awesome and the night sounds of the old town site kept us wondering since we were the only people camped there.
The town of Blackwell has a general store that should be a standard stop on the trail.
The ride was very easy as the trail is the best Rail Trail that I have ever ridden. And I have ridden on many. I would suggest this trail to anyone looking for a day trip up to a multi night adventure. Caution should be exercised with the numerous bears (storing food stuffs) and the number of rattlesnakes trail side.
This is one of PA Wilds best hidden gems.

11 months ago

Wheelchair friendly for the first bit of the hike up to the view overlook. The rest of the trail follows through the woods and is a great easy hike mostly flat Terrain.

After the wheelchair accessible Overlook the rest of the loop runs next to the West Rim Trail. After leaving the Overlook area be sure to follow the markers for the loop trail heading north west or else you might wind up on the West Rim Trail heading north.

11 months ago

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Great trail to hike! Wouldn't do it again over a holiday weekend.....too many people.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Always loved this peaceful hike. Such a peaceful area

beautiful place hiked to the bottom and walked through the river to the other side and back up was a bit of a challenge

road biking
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Beautiful woodsy scenery, easy flat ride from Jersey Shore to Waterville access area. Looking forward to using the rest of the trail.

road biking
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

This is a relatively easy rail trail, mild grade heading north, downhill in the other direction. A complete down and back is about 100 miles.

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Nice little loop trail. The lake is stunning if you go the right time of year. I live across the street so I hike this trail often with our dog.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Great Hike from Ives Run to Hill Crest on the MST

Monday, May 16, 2016

short and easy loop.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Loved the beaver dam. Beautiful lake and our husky, Keira loved her swim.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Always a good hike when we come out here!

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Hiked 23 miles on this trail in one day. Was great. Rained for the first 3 hours but then was a beautiful day after. Really enjoyed the solitude. Saw several eagles and deer and a few other animals. Went up the turkey path on the Leonard Harrison side. Adds a little bit of uphill to an otherwise flat hike.

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Bark Slide Trail is a short section (less than one mile) of the 25 km and 50 km Green Monster Trail System in Tioga County. Accessing the trailhead at its junction with Oil Well Hollow on the southern end is a challenge. Best bet is to park at the intersection of Baldwin Road and Spoor Hollow Rd, hike south on the well blazed Green Monster Trail, turn left on seldom used Canada Run Road for less than 100 yards, turn right on Oil Well Hollow (still on the GM Trail) and follow it up to Bark Slide Trail, which T's on the right. Now you're in for a real climb. The trail ascends 501 feet in just one-half mile. There are two switchbacks, but they're near the top, which gives some relief to your now tiring legs. There are two other accesses to this trail. It's possible to drive up Canada Run, but a 4-wheel drive is recommended, especially because you'll be fording the stream (no bridge) on the lower end. The other access is from the top. We call this he wimp route. Park at the intersection of Matson Road and Baldwin Road and hike Matson Trail to the top of Bark Slide Hollow. If you park a vehicle at the bottom of Canada Run Road you'll have made this an easy downhill hike of about three miles.

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Just rode a section of this near slate run,absolutely a nice scenic ride. I will go again,starting at the south end. Saw deer,chipmunks and other small animals...great trail.

mountain biking
Tuesday, September 03, 2013

This is a great trail for riders of all levels. A good track for cardio work or easy riding, also a good place to take kids riding. The one and only issue I have found is that bicycle etiquette is not followed by the locals who live along the trail, so if you are there doing cardio work you can plan on being slowed down by large groups of riders.

mountain biking
Friday, July 20, 2012

This is the best for easy biking in a beautiful setting, especially the Waterville area.

Monday, October 03, 2011

This was an easy trail becaust it is nice and flat for the most part. I was able to take the dog for a walk and had a less experianced party with me. The veiw is great, but that is true from anywhere along the rim of the PIne Creek Gorge. I would do it agian.

mountain biking
Saturday, August 13, 2011

I rode this 2 years ago on my road bike. Its a cinder trail so I wouldn't necessarily recommend this for a road bike, but I didn't have any problems. I road the full 64 miles and can attest to the beauty of the area.It follows the railroad so it is a very easy trail to hike. You do have to be careful of rattlesnakes soaking up the sun during the summer months, but overall this is a very popular and enjoyable trail.

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