Lost Turkey Trail
ElevationAscent: 3,560' 1,085 m
Descent: -2,931' -893 m
High: 2,957' 901 m
Low: 1,720' 524 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 22% (13°)
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Lost Turkey Trail Marathon
27.3 mi 43.9 km • Point to Point • 3,583 ft Ascent 1092.14 m Ascent
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Mid State Trail (MST)
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Pennsylvania Turnpike Abandoned Tunnels
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Laurel Highland 70.5mi Ultra Run
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“A challenging run through Gallitzin State Forest, State Game Lands and Blue Knob State Park.”— Kevin Ketchman
The first 13 miles of the trail are the easiest as they travel through Gallitzin State Park along a mountain ridge bookended by rolling, mildly technical terrain. With several long, steady uphills, these miles act as a preamble to the second half, which is up and down many different peaks and crosses several wider streams.
At mile 24 (along Hog Back Ridge) there is a monument built to two children who got lost in the mountains and perished in 1856. The last three miles are a 1,400-foot challenge up strap inclines when your legs are their weakest. The trail ends at Herman Point in Blue Knob State Park. The views from the end are amazing, hopefully you have enough energy to enjoy them!
Land Manager: PA DCNR - Main Office