Top Spots

Matter Trail

Halifax, Pennsylvania

6.01 mi / 440 ft gain

Appalachian Trail: Clark Creek to Swatara Gap

Halifax, Pennsylvania

16.78 mi / 1962 ft gain

Detweiler Park Trails Loop

Dauphin, Pennsylvania

4.83 mi / 673 ft gain

Meade's Mountain Loop

Dauphin, Pennsylvania

2.74 mi / 331 ft gain

David's Field Loop and Frankie Dogleg Loop

Dauphin, Pennsylvania

2.78 mi / 269 ft gain

Lukes Trail

Halifax, Pennsylvania

6.7 mi / 341 ft gain

Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area Creek Trail

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

1.96 mi / 354 ft gain

Big Boyd Preserve Loop

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

5.28 mi / 787 ft gain

Stone Cabin Trail

Troy, Pennsylvania

2.79 mi / 312 ft gain

Places to stay

Herndon, Pennsylvania

Sky High Estate

From $99 / night

Tower City, Pennsylvania

GoldMine Hideaway

From $120 / night

Jonestown, Pennsylvania

Jonestown / Hershey NE KOA Journey

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Elizabethtown / Hershey KOA Holiday

Sunbury, Pennsylvania

The Loft at Owens Farm

From $145 / night

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

The Algonquin Gitigaan

From $120 / night

Guides and stories

Does "Adventure" Have to Include a Sufferfest?

Matthew Eaton

10 Awesome Hikes in Pennsylvania

The Outbound Collective

Keystone Dreamin': A Road Trip on Pennsylvania Route 6

Jack Tumen

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