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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Upper Bucks Rail Trail Opens

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Richland Township to celebrate the opening of a new section of the Highlands Trail in upper Bucks County. Read More

PA Outdoor Corps in the Highlands

Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps member Kayla Snyder writes about this season’s work in the Highlands at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Read More

AMC and Partners Produce Trail Feasiblity Study

Grant funding from the Schuylkill Highlands Conservation Landscape funded a trail feasiblity study in Upper Bucks County. Read More

iNaturalist Projects in the PA Highlands

Combining the value of citizen science with species identification, iNaturalist gives everyday people the ability to connect with their local environment and identify the flora and fauna they observe. Read More