Philadelphia: Boone Trail

Spend a sunny afternoon on this 6.1-miler hike among the hardwoods of French Creek State Park, skirting two lakes with pleasant picnic spots.
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Spend a sunny afternoon on this 6.1-miler hike among the hardwoods of French Creek State Park, skirting two lakes with pleasant picnic spots.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.9

Waypoints

BNT002

Location: 40.2014503479004, -75.7948989868164

Swing L @ 3-way then turn R @ next 3-way; log cabins on R

BNT003

Location: 40.2024612426758, -75.8093795776367

Confusing intersection: Turn R @ 4-way, follow blue swatches downhill

BNT004

Location: 40.2080497741699, -75.8096466064453

At bottom of hill, turn R @ 3-way to merge with wider path

BNT005

Location: 40.2090911865234, -75.8043365478516

L @ 3-way; path becomes skinny again

BNT006

Location: 40.2146110534668, -75.8047866821289

Cross road; trail is well-marked

BNT007

Location: 40.2179794311523, -75.8011779785156

Cross road again; picnic area on R

BNT008

Location: 40.2165412902832, -75.7988433837891

L @ 3-way, staying with wider dirt road

BNT009

Location: 40.2161712646484, -75.7936477661133

Bear L off dirt road onto singletrack; turn R at next 3-way

BNT010

Location: 40.2122001647949, -75.7824172973633

Trail crosses road, then veers back under oaks and other hardwoods

BNT011

Location: 40.2055206298828, -75.7804107666016

L @ 3-way; begin skirting the glassy blues of 68-acre Hopewell Lake

BNT013

Location: 40.199779510498, -75.7836685180664

Turn L onto paved road then quick R past more picnic areas

BNT014

Location: 40.1984786987305, -75.7859878540039

Turn R; pass Hole 1 and 18 of disc golf course. Loop ends @ parking lot

BNT012

Location: 40.204460144043, -75.7773895263672

Small waterfall pours over stone wall; lakeside picnic area ahead