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Appalachian Trail Museum via Appalachian National Scenic Trail

based on 17 tracks & routes #5 hike out of 5 in
7.5 mi
Distance
4 hrs 38 min
Time
terrain
1,161 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate one way trail to Appalachian Trail Museum in Michaux State Forest.

This trail goes by Sunset Rocks.



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TMDykes 4 years, 2 months ago
Appalachian Trail - Shippensburg Road to Pine Grove Furnace
Northbound on the Appalachian Trail from Shippensburg Road to Pine Grove Furnace. This is an easy to moderate difficulty hike (3 stars out of 5) that is mostly downhill. The Shippensburg Road parking lot is somewhat limited (about 12 cars) but the road shoulders are wide allowing more parking. There are no restroom facilities at this location. The parking lot address is 2749 Shippensburg Rd Biglerville, PA 17307 and the GPS coordinates are 39°59'51.3"N 77°24'19.0"W 39.997576, -77.405267 Highlights of this hike include the official midway point of the Appalachian Trail, Tom's Run Shelter and access to the Sunset Rocks trail (blue blaze) that offers an opportunity to climb onto a scenic rock outcropping with good views. The Sunset Rocks trail re-connects with the Appalachian Trail at Mountain Creek.