Segment #8 Appalachian Trail

The Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) coaligns with the Mason Dixon Trail from Wrightsville, PA along the Susquehanna River, following it to the Appalachian Trail near Whiskey Springs. The Appalachian Trail continues south for 48.8 miles to the Maryland border.

For more information and to view the Trail Section page, zoom-in and hover over the above trail map; click the pointer and when the information box pops up click on “Read More.” Or follow this link:  Appalachian Trail Within PA Highlands Boundaries

The AT at Whiskey Springs, PA.

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PHTN 2018 Accomplishments

2018 was another busy year for AMC staff, the PHTN Steering Committee and the volunteer Highlands Trail Stewards.  Read on for last year’s accomplishments. Read More

Highlight the Highlands: Winter Events and Things to Do

The winter holidays are a time of joy, fun, family, and friends. However, it can also be a time of heavy eating, staying inside, and falling behind on routines. Are you looking for a way to enjoy the Pennsylvania Highlands over your winter break? Read More

PA Highlands Coalition hosts return on environment studies webinar

On December 10th, the PA Highlands Coalition held a webinar on the emerging research in return on environment studies. This webinar focused on the ways the benefits of nature and open space can be quantified to influence local planning and policy decisions. This research has been conducted in multiple counties throughout the PA Highlands by our partners. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition to Host Return on Environment Webinar

The PA Highlands Coalition will be hosting a webinar titled “What is nature worth? Return on environment studies and the economic value of the outdoors” on Monday, December 10th at 10am.  Read More