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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.

Rating

Shelters: Toms Run Shelters; sleeps 8.

To Trailhead

Start: From Shippensburg, PA, take E. King St. east to Baltimore Rd. Turn right; take Baltimore Rd. (becomes Shippensburg Rd.). Go 7.8 miles to trail crossing. End: From Cooke, PA, take Pine Grove Rd. to Bendersville Ln., in the state park. Turn left on Quarry Rd.; go 200 feet to trailhead.

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