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Appalachian Trail: PA 325 to PA 443

Weak-ankled hikers need not apply. This 15.8-miler descends a slow-going rock garden off Stony Mountain then runs a fairly wide trail through rhododendron forests.

Rating

Shelters: Rausch Gap Shelter; Sleeps 12.

To Trailhead

Start: From Tower City, PA, take US 209 east .4 mile to PA 325. Turn left and take PA 325 southwest 16.1 miles to trailhead. End: From Inwood, PA, take PA 72 west 1.6 miles to junction with PA 443. Park there; trail goes through underpass just ahead.

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