Errata updates to 2023 Guidebook

Please correct the following on the 2023 guidebook Maps/directions. Due to the greater accuracy of GPS equipment, the mileages listed may not be accurate. Most recently updated: 2/27/2024. Please note the yellow blazes always supersede any written map directions. Please check the website for additional trail information.

(East to West)

Map 1, mi. 2.9 – 3.2 > Howell Rd. Detour removed!   2/26/24

Map 1, mi. 5.8 – 6.2 > Trail moved off private property onto Union Hill Road.
5.8 Stay on Union Hill Road to
6.0 L just before RR underpass. Follow up hill 0.1mi. to R (rejoining old trail) to cross over RR bed.

Map 2, mi. 8.3 – 8.5 > as of 8/6/23 Welkinweir Nature Preserve
Switch backs added to existing trial, follow blazes.

Map 3, mi. 9.6 – 10.1 > as of 2/20/24?? French Creek State Park
Follow blazes and new trail downhill to meet old trail at mi. 10.1.

Map 3, mi. 12.9 -13.2 > as of 6/2/23 French Creek State Park
12.9 L on new blazed HST (Kalmia trail turns R).
13.2 Rejoin old HST at bottom of hill, just before intersection where 6 Penny trail turns off. Follow trail signs.

Map 4, mi. 0.0 > as of 11/20/23 Buck Hollow Tract, William Penn State Forest
A large new PA Forestry parking lot and picnic table was added with sign and entrance off of Hay Creek Road, eliminating the “pipeline” parking on Furnace Road and feeder trail. Parking lot can accommodate 2 trailers and 8+ cars.

Map 4, mi. 0.7 > as of 11/20/23 Buck Hollow Tract, William Penn State Forest
A third PA Forestry primitive campsite was added.

Map 9, mi. 9.7 > as of 8/20/23
9.7 Briefly L on to Manada Bottom Road, then L up gravel driveway behind barn and large clapboard house. (See multiple INTERESTs.) Stay straight on this driveway past gravel drive joining from the right. L in front of the shed and enter a blazed trail in the woods.
L on logging road up hill (Blue Mountain) to reach pipeline.