Local Outdoor Resources

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There are opportunities during every season to explore what the region has to offer. If you want to get outside when here are some great resources to find exactly the type of activity you seek.


Cumberland Valley/Southern Pennsylvania​​​​​​

Appalachian Trail Pole Steeple Trail
Cumberland Valley Rail Trail Flat Rock Vista
Mouth Holly Marsh Preserve Trail Network LeTort Spring Run & Nature Trail
Sunset Rocks Trail  Army Heritage Trail
Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch Pine Grove Furnance
King's Gap Environmental Education Center Mischaux State Forest
Standing Stone Trail   

Northen Pennsylvania

Great Shamokin Path
Pine Creek Trail
Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail 
Appalachian Trail

Water Activities  

Cumberland Valley

Location Actiivities 
Fuller Lake at Pine grove


Laurel Lake at Pine Grove Furnance Simming/Boating (rentals)/Fishing
Opossum Lake Boating/Fishing



Cumberland Valley

Biking Routes in Cumberland Valley
Cumberland Valley Rail Trail 


Please note that all outdoor activities have a level of risk involved, so please be prepared before you go and take the proper safety precautions during your time outside. We encourage all Dickinsonians who take advantage of these outdoor resources to follow the Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics.