Segment #8 Appalachian Trail

The Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) coaligns with the Mason Dixon Trail from Wrightsville, PA along the west side of the Susquehanna River, following it until it connects to the Appalachian Trail near Whiskey Springs in the Cumberland Valley. 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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COVID-19 Impact Report finds Increased Use on Trails in the PA Highlands and across the state

In early June 2020, Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) released its report The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Non-motorized Trails: Increased Use, Added Strain, and a Newfound Appreciation, which includes feedback from PA Highlands trail managers. Read More

Upcoming Webinar: PA Highlands Coalition to host "Discover the Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania"

On Thursday, August 6th, 2020 at 2pm, Appalachian Mountain Club staff will present the Highlands Region interactive map and Highlands StoryMap during the upcoming webinar. Read More

US Senate Passed the Great American Outdoors Act

The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) passed the Senate on June 17th, 2020 by a wide bipartisan margin, 73-25! Read More

Recorded Webinar: "In Defense of Public Lands: Some Lessons on its Biological, Economic, and Social Value"

Watch the webinar from early June 2020 hosted by the PA Highlands Coalition, which featured Author and Professor of Political Science Steven Davis. Read More