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Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins

Petersburg, Pennsylvania



4.03 miles

Elevation Gain

715 ft

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The Indian Steps to Tussey Fire Tower Ruins trail in Petersburg, Pennsylvania is a moderate difficulty hike. Spanning approximately 4.03 miles, the trail features a variety of terrain, including forested areas and rocky inclines. The trail's main attraction is the Tussey Fire Tower Ruins, a historic site that once served as a lookout for forest fires. The trail begins with a steady climb through a dense forest, leading to the first landmark, a large rock formation known as the Indian Steps. The trail then continues uphill, offering views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The final stretch of the trail leads to the Tussey Fire Tower Ruins. Here, hikers can explore the remnants of the tower and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Hikers are advised to wear sturdy footwear due to the rocky terrain and to bring water and snacks as there are no facilities along the trail. This trail offers a unique blend of history and natural beauty, making it a worthwhile hike in Petersburg, Pennsylvania.
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