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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Congress Passes Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF

After allowing the Land and Water Conservation Fund to expire on September 30, 2018, all eyes have been on Congress as PA Highlands Coalition partners and conservation advocates across the country worked to permanently reauthorize the program and to secure full and dedicated funding. Read More

Highlands funding doubled in 2019 spending bill

Signed by the President on February 15th, the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Omnibus Appropriations package has allocated $20 million for the Highlands Conservation Act, a 100% increase from Fiscal Year 2018 levels.  Read More

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