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Beltz Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.8 mile 4.6 kilometer point to point
94% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 457' 139 m
Descent: -209' -64 m
High: 2,471' 753 m
Low: 2,019' 615 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Jay W

A key trail because it connects with many other park trails and several in the adjacent Forbes State Forest.

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Features Fall Colors · Wildlife

Need to Know

There's a large parking area across from the trail entrance.

Runner Notes

Lots of rocks and very uneven footing.

Description

Beltz Trail follows an old road. The trail starts a few yards from the blockhouse at the Boy Scout Camp entrance. After 3/4 miles or so you'll reach a level area and an open field with a few dying apple trees. This was the Beltz family's farm. Their property was one of those bought by the federal government when they created the Recreational Demonstration Area during the Depression.

Flora & Fauna

Primary tall second growth hardwoods. The area was extensively timbered in the last century.

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