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1,334 mi 2,147 km of trail 22 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 101 Trails Intermediate Trails 211 Trails Hard Trails 69 Trails
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gem Favorite Home of the trails namesake, Rachel Carson, conservationist and author.

Rachel Carson Homestead

(2) Springdale, PA

Runs in Western PA - 23

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Favorite Looking ahead, you can see the next mile of RCT, down the utility corridor, nearing Rt 28, and then heading up Ridge Road, and back into trails at the top of the hill.
Difficult

Rachel Carson Trail

39.1 mi 62.9 km • Point to Point • 5,612 ft Ascent 1710.46 m Ascent

(8) Gibsonia, PA
Favorite View of the Youghiogheny River from the Ohiopyle High Bridge, along the Great Allegheny Passage near Ohiopyle, Pa.
Difficult

Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy Half Marathon

13.8 mi 22.3 km • Loop • 1,658 ft Ascent 505.43 m Ascent

(2) Ohiopyle, PA
Favorite View of the Youghiogheny River from the Ohiopyle High Bridge, along the Great Allegheny Passage near Ohiopyle, Pa.
Difficult

Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy 10k

6.8 mi 11.0 km • Out and Back • 933 ft Ascent 284.37 m Ascent

(2) Ohiopyle, PA
Favorite View of the Youghiogheny River from the Ohiopyle High Bridge, along the Great Allegheny Passage near Ohiopyle, Pa.
Difficult

Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy Marathon

26.2 mi 42.1 km • Loop • 2,831 ft Ascent 862.85 m Ascent

(1) Ohiopyle, PA
Favorite Great view of the Youghiogheny River valley
Difficult

Laurel Highlands Trail: Ohiopyle State Park

10.5 mi 16.9 km • Out and Back • 2,139 ft Ascent 651.88 m Ascent

(13) Ohiopyle, PA
Favorite Boulder garden on Baughman Trail.
Difficult

Sugarloaf Sled Hill to Falls Overlook

4.6 mi 7.5 km • Point to Point • 78 ft Ascent 23.82 m Ascent

(1) Ohiopyle, PA
Favorite Indian Wells Vista
Difficult

Mid State Trail (MST)

325.1 mi 523.2 km • Point to Point • 45,161 ft Ascent 13765 m Ascent

(2) Bedford, PA
Favorite This is a look across Shawnee Lake from the Dam.
Easy

Lake Shore Trail

3.5 mi 5.6 km • Point to Point • 61 ft Ascent 18.6 m Ascent

(6) Bedford, PA

Trails in Western PA - 359

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69.1 mi 111.2 km #1Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
Difficult
Ohiopyle, PA
Difficult
69.1 mi 111.2 km Ohiopyle, PA 26 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Alligewi Rocks Trail
Very Difficult
Derry, PA
Very Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Derry, PA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Memorial Trail
Difficult
Oakmont, PA
Difficult
0.6 mi 0.9 km Oakmont, PA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #4Hemlock Trail
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Somerset, PA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Jonathan Run Trail
Intermediate
Ohiopyle, PA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Ohiopyle, PA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #6Bedford Heritage Trail
Easy
Bedford, PA
Easy
1.1 mi 1.7 km Bedford, PA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Emerald View Trail
Difficult
Pittsburgh, PA
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.7 km Pittsburgh, PA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8Loysburg Flag Lookout Trail
Difficult
Defiance, PA
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km Defiance, PA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Kim Trail
Difficult
Ohiopyle, PA
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Ohiopyle, PA
2.8 mi 4.6 km #10Mill Run Trail
Difficult
Fairchance, PA
Difficult
2.8 mi 4.6 km Fairchance, PA
12.5 mi 20.1 km #11Black Loop
Intermediate
Ohiopyle, PA
Intermediate
12.5 mi 20.1 km Ohiopyle, PA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #12Pumphouse Trail
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Somerset, PA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #13Crist Ridge Trail
Difficult
Claysburg, PA
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Claysburg, PA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #14Handlers Long Haul Trail
Difficult
Clymer, PA
Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Clymer, PA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #15Black Hawk Trail
Difficult
Clymer, PA
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Clymer, PA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #16Miller Trail
Difficult
Fairchance, PA
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Fairchance, PA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #17Turn Down for What (TD4W)
Difficult
Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #18Country Club
Intermediate
Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19Iron Gate
Difficult
Homestead, PA
Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Homestead, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #20McCune Trail
Intermediate
Ohiopyle, PA
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.2 km Ohiopyle, PA

Photos of Western PA - 214

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Serene waters on the Laurel Highlands Trail
Sep 7, 2016 near Ohiopyle, PA
Overlook in Blue Knob State Park.
Dec 18, 2015 near Beaverdale, PA
Climbing up the green trail
Apr 20, 2016 near Rennerdale, PA
Just off the trail, a cemetery is maintained and still visited. A piece of history of the area.
Jun 13, 2015 near Ohiopyle, PA
Great view of the Youghiogheny River valley
Mar 30, 2015 near Ohiopyle, PA
Great waterfall mid-trail. Water level is currently low.
Aug 24, 2016 near Glenshaw, PA
A waterfall along the Green loop.
Apr 10, 2015 near Rennerdale, PA
Overlooking the Youghiogheny River on a snowy day - Laurel Highlands Trail
Apr 23, 2015 near Ohiopyle, PA

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