There are many popular hiking trails around our county. We've provided a list of some of the trails available around the area. Click on the trails below to download a walking map of the hiking area.. 

You can call us for a copy of our "Hiking Bedford County" brochure. Our phone number is (800)765-3331.


Rails to Trails of Bedford County

Public recreational access along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River. The H&BT Rail Trail is open to hikers and bikers with 10.4 miles of trail open between Riddlesburg and Tatesville

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Rock N' Ridge Trail

1,500 to 2,300 feet. Steady uphill climb...then steady descent. This ridge and valley trail is suitable for families with older children.

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Area:
Blue Knob Area
Distance: 2.8 Miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Loops? Yes
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Chappell's Field Trail

This is a gentle sloping loop trail with little gradient change.
It is Ideal for the Whole family and even for cross-country skiing.

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Area:
Blue Knob Area
Distance: 2.5 Miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Loops? Yes
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Mountain Trail View

2,000 to 3,000+ feet elevation. Avoid during inclement weather due to chance of dense fog. Beautiful views. Not suitable for young children.

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Area: Blue Knob Area
Distance: 5 Miles
Difficulty: Difficult
Loops? Yes
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Felton Trail

Easy hike through the forest. Not quite as flat and easy as the Lake Shore Trail, but still fine for most children. If you want a longer hike, combine with Shawnee’s Field Trail.

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Area:
Shawnee Area
Distance: 2 Miles
Difficulty: Easy
Loops? yes
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Lake Shore Trail

A beautiful trail, most of it on pea gravel. Fine for biking and you can push a stroller on most parts of the trail! Picnic tables. Little elevation change. Practically a sidewalk!

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Area:
Shawnee Area
Distance: 3.4 Miles
Difficulty: Easy
Loops? Yes
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Mid-State Trail

The highest knob, the sharpest ridgelines, and some of the most dramatic views on Mid State Trail await intrepid hikers in the Everett Region. Everett Region starts at a connection with trails of Green Ridge State Forest at the Maryland line, climbs the highest and wildest sections of Tussey Ridge, and ends at US 22 near Water Street.

Area: Mid-State
Distance: 323 Miles
Difficulty: Difficult
Loops? No

 

 

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    Bedford, PA 15522