Appalachian Trail: Pen Mar Road to Old Forge Road

This 7.2-mile leg traces Indian trading routes to Mount Dunlap then continues through second-growth forests rich in song birds and whitetail deer.
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This 7.2-mile leg traces Indian trading routes to Mount Dunlap then continues through second-growth forests rich in song birds and whitetail deer.

Shelters: Deer Lick Shelter; sleeps 8. Antietam Shelter; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 11.5

Waypoints

WPT026

Location: 39.7217178344727, -77.5049819946289

AT turns W

WPT010

Location: 39.7662162780762, -77.4849700927734

Deer Lick Run Shelter

WPT040

Location: 39.8014984130859, -77.47705078125

Old Forge Rd.

WPT042

Location: 39.7957649230957, -77.4824981689453

Housed spring

WPT016

Location: 39.7486991882324, -77.4903182983398

Rattle Snake Run Road

WPT019

Location: 39.7380485534668, -77.4897689819336

Old PA 16

WPT005

Location: 39.7934799194336, -77.4830017089844

Cross two bridges

WPT044

Location: 39.7940483093262, -77.4825973510742

AT turns W @ jct. with trail to shelter

WPT012

Location: 39.7518348693848, -77.4922637939453

Double track

WPT008

Location: 39.7695999145508, -77.4818801879883

Pipeline

WPT020

Location: 39.7294845581055, -77.4911499023438

Blue Ridge Lookout Tower to SE

WPT025

Location: 39.7224006652832, -77.501953125

Trail

WPT002

Location: 39.7954330444336, -77.4830169677734

Spring; AT turns E

WPT001

Location: 39.7957649230957, -77.4833145141602

Parking, old forge picnic

WPT006

Location: 39.792049407959, -77.4826354980469

Chikadee Snowmobile Trail

WPT014

Location: 39.75, -77.4921188354492

double track

WPT011

Location: 39.7645149230957, -77.4864654541016

Double track

WPT013

Location: 39.751148223877, -77.4919509887695

Blue blaze to Bailey spring 30 ft.

WPT018

Location: 39.7415657043457, -77.4902801513672

PA 16

WPT041

Location: 39.7973022460938, -77.4801483154297

Rattlesnake Run Rd.

WPT023

Location: 39.7232666015625, -77.5011978149414

stream

WPT022

Location: 39.7236518859863, -77.5014343261719

AT turns E

WPT021

Location: 39.7247657775879, -77.4944839477539

Buena Vista Road

WPT003

Location: 39.7943496704102, -77.4827651977539

AT turns W; pipeline

WPT027

Location: 39.7209510803223, -77.5068969726562

Pen Mar Road

WPT004

Location: 39.7940826416016, -77.4827499389648

Antietam Shelter

WPT017

Location: 39.744068145752, -77.4892654418945

Mentzer Gap Road

WPT007

Location: 39.7773323059082, -77.4817199707031

Gravel road