Appalachian Trail: Bucher Hill Road to PA 850

The first 12 miles of this ambitious dayhike are almost pancake-flat then the homestretch climbs 800 feet to Blue Mountain.
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The first 12 miles of this ambitious dayhike are almost pancake-flat then the homestretch climbs 800 feet to Blue Mountain.

Shelters: Darlington Shelter; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 26.1

Waypoints

WPT020

Location: 40.2530517578125, -77.1042022705078

Field

WPT008

Location: 40.2849349975586, -77.0940170288086

Wertzville Rd

WPT021

Location: 40.2500648498535, -77.1031494140625

AT turns W

WPT014

Location: 40.2699012756348, -77.1012191772461

AT leaves Condoguinet River

WPT034

Location: 40.2116851806641, -77.1086654663086

Old Stone Rd

WPT003

Location: 40.3009147644043, -77.0891189575195

Blue Blaze Tuscarora Trail to W; Orange Blaze Darlington trail

WPT015

Location: 40.2604827880859, -77.1037826538086

Bernhisel Road loop; ATC Scott Farm Trail Work Center

WPT029

Location: 40.2228317260742, -77.1022796630859

AT turns W on Appalachian dr.

WPT036

Location: 40.1951675415039, -77.1085510253906

Trindle Road

WPT011

Location: 40.2800483703613, -77.0986480712891

Pipeline

WPT009

Location: 40.2826995849609, -77.0958633422852

Small stream

WPT004

Location: 40.2992324829102, -77.0862350463867

Stone seat & viewpoint

WPT001

Location: 40.3020172119141, -77.0869827270508

Darlington Shelter

WPT025

Location: 40.239200592041, -77.1027679443359

Powerline

WPT015

Location: 40.2210540771484, -77.1026916503906

Bridge over PA turnpike

WPT043

Location: 40.1478500366211, -77.124755859375

Cross Bucher Hill Road; parking

WPT038

Location: 40.1834487915039, -77.1115341186524

Middlesex Road; parking

WPT017

Location: 40.2608489990234, -77.1039810180664

boardwalk, at turns west

WPT013

Location: 40.2737007141113, -77.0998840332031

AT turns east onto Sherwood Rd

WPT016

Location: 40.2608489990234, -77.1039810180664

bridge across river

WPT027

Location: 40.2311515808106, -77.109733581543

pipeline

WPT006

Location: 40.2957153320312, -77.0886306762695

Water source for Darlington Shelter

WPT032

Location: 40.2184181213379, -77.1062316894531

Appalachian road

WPT007

Location: 40.286018371582, -77.0930328369141

Telephone line

WPT033

Location: 40.2129325866699, -77.1066513061524

Cemetary

WPT010

Location: 40.2812156677246, -77.0976486206055

Small stream

WPT018

Location: 40.2591323852539, -77.1023178100586

AT turns W; end boardwalk

WPT035

Location: 40.207633972168, -77.1133193969726

Ridge Drive

WPT028

Location: 40.2265319824219, -77.10546875

railroad

WPT019

Location: 40.258617401123, -77.1022338867188

Boardwalk

WPT012

Location: 40.2749328613281, -77.099479675293

AT turns W off sherwood road

WPT023

Location: 40.2442016601562, -77.1011352539062

AT turns E

WPT026

Location: 40.2328147888184, -77.1088638305664

US 11

WPT040

Location: 40.1508331298828, -77.1226654052734

AT turns west on 174

WPT042

Location: 40.1502990722656, -77.1270980834961

AT turns E; Mid-Atlantic ATC office

WPT031

Location: 40.2202682495117, -77.1042327880859

Gravel road

WPT037

Location: 40.1903495788574, -77.1076507568359

Boyer Road

WPT039

Location: 40.1731338500977, -77.1212997436524

PA74

WPT030

Location: 40.2205009460449, -77.1030349731445

AT turns west off appalachian road

WPT022

Location: 40.248664855957, -77.1022338867188

Bern; Country Club Rd

WPT041

Location: 40.1503677368164, -77.1268310546875

Post Office

WPT024

Location: 40.2402992248535, -77.0998992919922

Cross road & then turn W

WPT005

Location: 40.2977981567383, -77.0891799926758

AT turns east

WPT025

Location: 40.3120155334473, -77.0802993774414

AT turns W

WPT024

Location: 40.3137512207031, -77.0830307006836

AT turns E, double track

WPT023

Location: 40.3159484863281, -77.0829315185547

Gravel road

WPT020

Location: 40.3220481872559, -77.0774307250976

PA 850; parking

WPT027

Location: 40.3020324707031, -77.0889129638672

Trail to Darlington Shelter

WPT021

Location: 40.319034576416, -77.0810165405274

road

Darlington Shelter

Location: 40.3019866943359, -77.0869064331055

Darlington Shelter

WPT026

Location: 40.3063011169434, -77.0865478515625

AT turns W

DSCF1283

Location: 40.2164649963379, -77.1053466796875

DSCF1287

Location: 40.1945991516113, -77.1072006225586

DSCF1294

Location: 40.1726341247559, -77.1215667724609

DSCF1267

Location: 40.3018684387207, -77.0868530273438

DSCF1278

Location: 40.257999420166, -77.1020660400391

Farmland outside of Harrisburg

Location: 40.1945991516113, -77.1072006225586