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Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail: PA 645 to PA 183

Save this 11-miler for leaf-peeper season when the hills are brushed in reds and browns. Don’t miss the incredible overlook at milepoint 1.9.

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Shelters: 501 Shelter; sleeps 12.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 17.8

Waypoints

WPT010

Location: 40.5157318115234, -76.3109817504883

Viewpoint

WPT019

Location: 40.5146179199219, -76.3393859863281

Trail

WPT012

Location: 40.5152816772461, -76.3156661987305

Blue-blaze Kessel Trail

WPT018

Location: 40.5153007507324, -76.3377685546875

Trail to spring & Applebee campsite

WPT025

Location: 40.5241851806641, -76.2387008666992

Stream

WPT017

Location: 40.5158500671387, -76.3342819213867

Jeep rd.

WPT008

Location: 40.5093650817871, -76.3695297241211

Lavender blaze trail

WPT019

Location: 40.5270652770996, -76.2231521606445

PA 183; parking

WPT006

Location: 40.5080184936523, -76.3113174438476

Kessel Trail; Round Head; view

WPT009

Location: 40.5070877075195, -76.3769607543945

PA 645; parking

WPT009

Location: 40.5118675231934, -76.3066482543945

Hunting Grounds Boundary; be careful to follow the AT white blazes indicated with fairly distinct white rectangles, as opposed to the white blotches use to mark the hunting boundary

WPT035

Location: 40.5134658813477, -76.2654037475586

Pipeline

WPT023

Location: 40.5255851745606, -76.2348327636719

Public Hunting Boundary, AT joins old jeep road

WPT021

Location: 40.5259323120117, -76.2285308837891

Trail to spring; Fort Dietrich Snyder historical marker

WPT003

Location: 40.5084838867188, -76.2786865234375

Shikellamny Summit Lookout

WPT002

Location: 40.5108337402344, -76.2755661010742

stream

WPT005

Location: 40.511531829834, -76.3459014892578

CLEARING/HANG GLIDING spot

WPT036

Location: 40.5105323791504, -76.2750854492188

AT to the W; Hertlein Camp

WPT013

Location: 40.5168838500977, -76.3200531005859

Jeep rd.

WPT006

Location: 40.5103149414062, -76.3564682006836

Fisher Lookout

WPT011

Location: 40.5154151916504, -76.3147964477539

View of Round Head

WPT001

Location: 40.5131797790527, -76.3464965820312

501 Shelter

WPT004

Location: 40.5111846923828, -76.3441162109375

KIMMEL LKOUT

WPT024

Location: 40.512565612793, -76.34423828125

PA 501, parking

WPT002

Location: 40.512825012207, -76.3440933227539

Trail to 501 Shelter

DSCF0969

Location: 40.5111999511719, -76.3440170288086

DSCF0946

Location: 40.5259323120117, -76.2283325195312

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