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The Best Hiking in Halifax

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking spots in and near Halifax

  • Halifax, Pennsylvania

    Matter Trail

    6.01 mi / 440 ft gain
    Matter Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Halifax, Pennsylvania.
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  • Halifax, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Clark Creek to Swatara Gap

    16.78 mi / 1962 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Clark Creek to Swatara Gap is a point-to-point trail that is moderately difficult located near Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dauphin, Pennsylvania

    Detweiler Park Trails Loop

    4.83 mi / 673 ft gain
    Detweiler Park Trails Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dauphin, Pennsylvania

    Meade's Mountain Loop

    2.74 mi / 331 ft gain
    Meade's Mountain Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dauphin, Pennsylvania

    David's Field Loop and Frankie Dogleg Loop

    2.78 mi / 269 ft gain
    David's Field Loop and Frankie Dogleg Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
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  • Halifax, Pennsylvania

    Lukes Trail

    6.7 mi / 341 ft gain
    Lukes Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Tower City, Pennsylvania.
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  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area Creek Trail

    1.96 mi / 354 ft gain
    Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area Creek Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Dauphin, Pennsylvania.
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  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Big Boyd Preserve Loop

    5.28 mi / 787 ft gain
    Big Boyd Preserve Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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  • Troy, Pennsylvania

    Stone Cabin Trail

    2.79 mi / 312 ft gain
    Stone Cabin Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Halifax, Pennsylvania.
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  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania

    Hike Hawk Rock, PA

    4.0
    2 mi / 750 ft gain
    This is a steep and rocky hike, but is well worth the absolutely stunning view of Perry County - including Shermans Creek and the Susquehanna River.This particular trail is also part of the Appalachian Trail and the AT can be accessed part way up the trail if you wish to head north on the AT, oth...
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  • Shippenville, Pennsylvania

    Wildwood Lake via Canal Towpath and Capital Area Greenbelt Trails

    2.81 mi / 164 ft gain
    Wildwood Lake via Canal Towpath and Capital Area Greenbelt Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Italian Lake Park Loop

    0.71 mi / 7 ft gain
    Italian Lake Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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  • Marysville, Pennsylvania

    Hike Trout Run

    1.0
    1 mi
    Hike along the creek for about a half mile, we stop where the trail meets the stream and let the kids play in the water for a bit and then head back. There are 2 large pull-off parking areas alongside of the road. The spot is exactly 3.7 miles from Adventure Park in Mechanicsburg. If you are unfa...
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  • Newport, Pennsylvania

    Little Buffalo State Park Trail

    5.41 mi / 833 ft gain
    Little Buffalo State Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Newport, Pennsylvania.
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  • Marysville, Pennsylvania

    Hike to the Susquehanna Overlook

    3.5
    7 mi
    Once you reach the power lines, about a mile after cresting the top of the mountain you can look one way and you’ll see the Susquehanna River. Look the other way, and you’ll see beautiful woods and farm fields in Perry County. Return by the same route for a total of about 7 miles.Parking is at th...
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  • Pine Grove, Pennsylvania

    Lebanon Reservoir Trail

    4.06 mi / 463 ft gain
    Lebanon Reservoir Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Jonestown, Pennsylvania.
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