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Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail: PA 183 to Port Clinton

Locals say Bigfoot lives in the wooded foothills on this 14.7-mile segment. Take photos, if you see the hairy beast (evidence is weak), and camp out at Eagles Nest Shelter.

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Shelters: Eagles Nest: sleeps 8.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 23.7

Waypoints

WPT004

Location: 40.5480003356934, -76.1477813720703

Gravel road

WPT006

Location: 40.5419845581055, -76.1496353149414

Sand Spring Trail

WPT019

Location: 40.5270652770996, -76.2231521606445

PA 183; parking

WPT001

Location: 40.5493392944336, -76.1523361206055

Eagles Nest Shelter

WPT017

Location: 40.5282669067383, -76.2151031494141

Old jeep road

WPT008

Location: 40.5359992980957, -76.1655654907226

Blue blazed Eagles Nest Trail to PA 83

WPT018

Location: 40.5274505615234, -76.2207489013672

Public hunting boundary

WPT002

Location: 40.550350189209, -76.1474838256836

Trail to Eagles Nest Shelter

WPT014

Location: 40.5282173156738, -76.2011871337891

Blue blaze to Black Swatara Spring

WPT003

Location: 40.548698425293, -76.1477355957031

Small stream

WPT015

Location: 40.5283660888672, -76.211067199707

Trail to camp

WPT016

Location: 40.527400970459, -76.2142486572266

Gravel road

WPT011

Location: 40.53271484375, -76.1874008178711

Stream

WPT011

Location: 40.5528678894043, -76.0781021118164

blue blaze

WPT003

Location: 40.5801010131836, -76.0262985229492

AT turns R on Broad St., crossing railroad and Schuykill River

WPT014

Location: 40.5525169372559, -76.1043472290039

Rock steps

WPT007

Location: 40.5606651306152, -76.058349609375

Gravel road

WPT015

Location: 40.5534172058106, -76.1100692749024

Stream

WPT010

Location: 40.5555152893066, -76.075065612793

Gravel road

WPT004

Location: 40.5693321228027, -76.0350799560547

Pipeline

startcli

Location: 40.5773849487305, -76.0262222290039

AT turns here on road after a steep descent

WPT012

Location: 40.5477333068848, -76.0910034179688

Blue blaze to Phillips Canyon Spring

WPT009

Location: 40.5574150085449, -76.0714797973633

Cross Marshalls Path

WPT006

Location: 40.5633850097656, -76.0531997680664

Gravel road

WPT002

Location: 40.5802993774414, -76.0252304077148

Port Clinton; AT turns R onto Penn St.

WPT005

Location: 40.5679168701172, -76.0426483154297

Pipeline

WPT013

Location: 40.5473175048828, -76.1009979248047

Gravel road

WPT008

Location: 40.5605316162109, -76.0597305297852

Auburn Lookout

WPT017

Location: 40.5588493347168, -76.1149673461914

Jeep road

DSCF0945

Location: 40.527416229248, -76.2142181396484