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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.

  Mountain Trail View Click For Printable Map
Distance: 5 Miles Difficulty: Difficult Loops? Yes Blue Knob Area
 
Elevation ranges from 2,000 to 3,000+ feet. Avoid during inclement weather due to chance of dense fog. Beautiful views. This trail is not suitable for young children.

  Rock N' Ridge Trail Click For Printable Map
Distance: 2.8 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Loops? Yes Blue Knob Area
Hike Time: Apx. 2 Hours
Elevation ranges from 1,500 to 2,300 feet. Steady uphill limb...then steady descent. This ridge and valley trail is suitable for families with older children.

  Chappell's Field Trail Click For Printable Map
Distance: 2.5 Miles Difficulty: Easy Loops? Yes Blue Knob Area
 
Gentle sloping loop trail with little gradient change. Ideal for the Whole family and even for cross-country skiing.

  Felton Trail Click For Printable Map
Distance: 2 Miles Difficulty: Easy Loops? Yes Shawnee Area
Hike Time: Apx. 2 Hours
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.

  Lake Shore Trail Click For Printable Map
Distance: 3.4 Miles Difficulty: Very Easy Loops? Yes Shawnee Area
Hike Time: Apx. 2 Hours
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!

  Mid State Trail  
Distance: 323 Miles Difficulty: Difficult Loops? No Multi-State
Trail
 
Elevation ranges from 1,500 to 2,300 feet. Steady uphill limb...then steady descent. This ridge and valley trail is suitable for families with older children.

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Official Shawnee and Blue Knob State Park maps are avaiable on the DCNR website

Official Blue Knob State Park Map

Official Shawnee State Park Map

 

Rails to Trails of Bedford Coounty
Broad Top Township
187 Municipal Road
P.O. Box 57
Defiance, PA 16633
814-928-5253

H&BT Rails to Trails
From Riddlesburg to Tatesville