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Appalachian Trail: Old Forge Road to PA 233

This 4.8-mile dayhike jams in 1,400 feet of climbing, and a mile-long spur trail to Chimney Rocks—a stunning overlook with easterly views of Green Ridge and Waynesboro Reservoir.

Rating

Shelters: Antietam Shelter; sleeps 6. Tumbling Run Shelters; sleeps 8.

To Trailhead

Start: From South Mountain, PA, head southeast on S. Mountain Rd. (toward Spruce Rd.). In .6 mile, turn right onto Old Forge Rd. Go 3.5 miles to trail crossing. End: From South Mountain, PA, head northwest on S. Mountain Rd. (toward Loop Rd.). In .2 mile, turn left to stay on S. Mountain Rd. In .7 mile, turn right to stay on S. Mountain Rd. In 100 feet, turn left to stay on S. Mountain Rd. (becomes Snowy Mt. Rd.). In .2 mile, slight left onto Rocky Mountain Rd. Go .2 mile to trail crossing.

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