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The Best Backpacking in Halifax

Looking for the best backpacking in Halifax? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Halifax. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Halifax

  • Jonestown, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Swatara Gap to 501 Shelter

    22.88 mi / 2064 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Swatara Gap to 501 Shelter is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jonestown, Pennsylvania.
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  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    Cumberland Valley Overlook Via Appalachian Trail

    4.67 mi / 702 ft gain
    Cumberland Valley Overlook Via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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  • Bethel, Pennsylvania

    Hertline Shelter via Appalachian Trail

    10.93 mi / 1135 ft gain
    Hertline Shelter via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
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  • Bethel, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Blue Mountain Ridge to Port Clinton

    14.28 mi / 837 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Blue Mountain Ridge to Port Clinton is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
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  • Newville, Pennsylvania

    Camp at Tom's Run Shelter

    3 mi / 85 ft gain
    Starting from the small parking area on Bunkerhill Rd, head north (turn right) onto Michaux Rd. After about 1/3 of a mile you will reach the Appalachian Trail where you will want to head west (turn left).This will lead you on a leisurely hike through the woods (follow the white blazes). It won't ...
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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Eckville Lot to Blue Mountain House Road

    20.68 mi / 2320 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Eckville Lot to Blue Mountain House Road is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kempton, Pennsylvania.
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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Pinnacles and Pulpit Rock

    4.2
    9 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Park in the lot near the Hamburg Reservoir and hike around the barrier and up the gravel road. Shortly on your right the Appalachian Trail branches off the road. Follow the white blazes of the AT for around 2 miles to the Pulpit Rocks, just before the trail passes the Lehigh Valley Astronomical S...
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