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Caledonia State Park
Hike: Appalachian Trail, Caledonia State Park, PA
From the beautiful trails south of Pine Grove Furnace, long hikers start their hike off Shippensburg Road at Fegley Road.
Time & Location
Sep 02, 2023, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT
Caledonia State Park, 101 Pine Grove Rd, Fayetteville, PA 17222, USA
About the Event
$36 plus extra fee for swimming pool. Long hike: 13 mi., 1500 ft. elevation gain. Moderate hike: 9 mi., 1000 ft. elevation gain.
They follow the AT down to the Rocky Knob Trail, viewing the tall rhododendrons and hemlocks near the Long Pine reservoir on the way and continue to the Dark Hollow Loop Trail to more huge rhododendrons and hemlocks on the Ramble Trail and Conococheague Creek in Caledonia. Moderate hikers go north from Caledonia with a climb on the AT and do a scenic loop on the Dark Hollow/Hosack Trail back through the same rhododendrons and hemlocks and along the same creek to the bus in Caledonia. Hikers wishing to use the Park's pool (fee required) should bring swimming wear.