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One of the best trails in Pa. that connects with the Torrey Brown Trail in Maryland. Over 40 miles... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
18cody
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Almond, New York
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Easy Friendly place to walk or ride

Over the years l’ve come here to walk or ride. Enjoy the scenery, take pictures. The trail system... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
penitentman
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Pennsylvania
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The Heritage Rail Trail County Park is located in York PA. It begins a the Colonial Courthouse in York PA and heads south for 21.1 miles to the Maryland line where it connects with the Torry C. Brown Rail Trail. The trail surface is stone.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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400 Mundis Race Rd, York, PA 17406-9721
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've biked this a number of times. The trail runs adjacent to the rail line from York through Glen Rock, New Freedom and into Maryland. A flat trail with compact gravel makes for a nice bike ride.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best trails in Pa. that connects with the Torrey Brown Trail in Maryland. Over 40 miles one way from York, PA to Hunt Valley, Md. if your doing the whole trail, stop and stay at the Jackson B&B near New Freedom!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years l’ve come here to walk or ride. Enjoy the scenery, take pictures. The trail system is fairly extensive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank penitentman
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

This trail is really a multi use trail but an easy ride in a bike or recumbent trike. Plenty of parking along trail with restrooms, shops and places to eat. Old rail line, crushed stone surface. Lots of shade. Tunnels are dark so lights a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JMB5876
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

We rode from the northern most point down to just past the tunnel about 13 miles south. It is pretty shaded in most parts. You do have to ride for a couple of blocks through the not greatest part of town. When we went they...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Valerie D
Reviewed June 30, 2019

We were actually west of York in Schrewsbury and the trail was picturesque, easy and we even got to see the train pass by. Lots of bikes on trail but we had a pleasant stroll.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank debbiebernardo
Reviewed June 25, 2019

This trail has everything. Wooded areas, old homes, farmland, quaint little towns, restored train station, great trailheads. We travel over an hour several times a year to ride this trail.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank taxmanken
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We love getting out and biking.. exploring new trails. In March you have some sections of the trail the is muddy. But you can easily walk your bike around them. Or if your adventurous.. just bike through the mud! The trail is rolling, easy for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 793eileenh
Reviewed February 21, 2019

The Rail Trail is fairly flat, making it a safe,and relatively easy place for families with young riders. My grandson got a new bike for Christmas and wanted to try it out. After practicing in an empty school parking lot, we ventured to the rail...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MommaBecks
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This well maintained rail trail is a fantastic place to run, walk or bike in the Spring, Summer and Fall months especially!

Date of experience: October 2018
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shan_messick
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Response from LivNLifeNTandem | Reviewed this property |
Well, it can take a few hours to bike the entire thing since it goes into Maryland. There are plenty of station stops to choose from and make your ride as long or short as you'd like.
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B N
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Joe N | Reviewed this property |
The trail is a railbed so it is gravel. They did lay down pea gravel so it is relatively smooth, but not blacktopped. I have seen road bikes on the trail but I have never ridden one there.
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