Appalachian Trail: Shippensburg Road to Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Leave the highlands and enjoy young forests and farmland panoramas (cue the hay fields and barns) on this easy-going 8.1-mile stretch.
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Leave the highlands and enjoy young forests and farmland panoramas (cue the hay fields and barns) on this easy-going 8.1-mile stretch.

Shelters: Toms Run Shelters; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 13.0

Waypoints

WPT022

Location: 40.0095176696777, -77.3925628662109

AT turns east off access gravel road

WPT020

Location: 40.0121154785156, -77.3835525512695

AT turns W @ jct. with Blue blaze trail to Michener Cabin; may be locked

WPT008

Location: 40.0384826660156, -77.3255310058594

AT start gravel road

WPT014

Location: 40.0339164733887, -77.3569641113281

Toms Run Shelter

WPT016

Location: 40.0331497192383, -77.356330871582

Blue blaze Sunset Rocks Trail loop

WPT005

Location: 40.0324172973633, -77.3122024536133

AT turns west

WPT018

Location: 40.028865814209, -77.3662033081055

AT zig zags 30 ft. W @ jct. with Woodrow Road

WPT023

Location: 40.0082817077637, -77.3945159912109

Dead Woman Hollow Rd

WPT007

Location: 40.0384826660156, -77.3255310058594

stream (ALL THREE WPTS in same location ck location)

WPT001

Location: 40.0320739746094, -77.3078231811524

American Youth Hostel Ironmaster's Mansion

WPT004

Location: 40.0312347412109, -77.311882019043

AT turns west on gravel road

WPT021

Location: 39.997615814209, -77.4054183959961

Shippensburg Road; Big Flat; parking

WPT003

Location: 40.0319175720215, -77.3100357055664

AT turns east on Bendersville Rd, PA 233

WPT017

Location: 40.0277671813965, -77.3602981567383

Tom's Run

WPT013

Location: 40.0359153747559, -77.3568801879883

Toms Run

WPT011

Location: 40.0382652282715, -77.3388977050781

AT start on road

WPT010

Location: 40.0372505187988, -77.3371810913086

AT turns west off gravel road

WPT019

Location: 40.0186996459961, -77.3804473876953

AT crosses gravel road to Tumbling Game Preserve; private

WPT012

Location: 40.0406684875488, -77.3417129516602

AT turns east off trail

WPT006

Location: 40.038501739502, -77.3255157470703

Trail intersection; blue blaze east on sunset rocks TR 2.6 mi. loop to AT. Follow white blazes carefully.

WPT027

Location: 40.0317230224609, -77.3068466186524

Pine Grove Furnance State Park; parking

DSCF1438

Location: 40.0320510864258, -77.3076019287109

DSCF1453

Location: 40.031867980957, -77.3080368041992

DSCF1464

Location: 40.0335845947266, -77.3567810058594