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Appalachian Trail: PA 443 to PA 645

Need a quick getaway? This 11-mile hike drops into Swatara Gap, then continues to wooded campsites and overlooks above two lakes.

Rating

Shelter: William Penn Shelter; sleeps 16.

To Trailhead

Start: From Inwood, PA, take PA 72 west 1.6 miles to junction with PA 443. Park there; trail goes through underpass just ahead. End: From Pine Grove, PA, head S on PA 443 for .5 mile and turn left at PA 645. Go 2.5 miles to trail crossing and parking.

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