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Alpha Pass Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (2)

A nice out-and-back trail with a waterfall.


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0.5

Miles

0.9

KM

92%

Runnable

1,096' 334 m

High

1,004' 306 m

Low

123' 38 m

Up

38' 12 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Description

This trail starts at the dam and follows Slippery Rock Creek upstream. There are many opportunities to view the creek and its rapids. The trail contains numerous geological observation points, including a waterfall at the upper end. Be aware that the trail contains many rocks and exposed roots, so foot placement is a slight concern. The trail is well marked with blue blazes.

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Shared By:

Gary Lisac

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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#152

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Slippery Rock Creek along the Alpha Pass Trail
Aug 28, 2017 near Prospect, PA
Waterfalls at one end of the Alpha Pass Trail
Aug 28, 2017 near Prospect, PA
Typical view along the Alpha Pass Trail
Aug 28, 2017 near Prospect, PA

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