From Tracks to Trails…

Boasting rolling countryside and breathtaking views, Lebanon Valley provides hiking trails for all ages and skill levels. Explore our industrial past by walking across a train truss bridge, or hike through a wilderness land tract to the ruins of a once-booming town. Whether it’s trekking the Appalachian Trail, a lunchtime stroll, or somewhere in between, adventure awaits you along one of Lebanon Valley’s trails.

Appalachian Trail

Bethel, PA - The Appalachian Trail features a moderate, 9.5-mile trek through the Lebanon Valley. Enjoy crossing the historic Waterville Bridge, experience stunning landscapes, and discover diverse wildlife on Lebanon's section of the world's longest hiking-only footpath.


Camp Mack

Newmanstown, PA - Discover adventure at Camp Mack, part of the PA Dutch Council BSA. Offering year-round camping, hiking, and outdoor activities for scouts and families in a beautiful natural setting.


Clarence Schock Park at Governor Dick

Mount Gretna, PA - Hike to the summit of the Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick to catch a 360-degree view of Lebanon County and the surrounding four counties. The entire park offers over 14 miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails and provides habitat for many animal and bird species.


Lebanon Valley Rail Trail

Multiple Trailheads, PA - This mixed-use greenway offers users of all ages and abilities the opportunity to explore the social and industrial history of our area, all while enjoy the great outdoors!

Stony Valley Trail

Jonestown, PA - Stony Valley is part of the second largest roadless wilderness tract of land in Pennsylvania and boasts a 19-mile trail system with many shorter hikes available. Initially, it was called Saint Anthony’s Wilderness after Moravian Missionaries who trekked across the mountains in the 18th-Century.


Swatara State Park

Pine Grove, PA - The 3,520-acre Swatara State Park provides 18.2 miles of hiking trails for all skill levels including the Swatara Rail Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and local favorite Bear Hole Trail. The greatest treasure along the 4.8 mile Bear Hole Trail is the Bordner Cabin and Aycrigg's Waterfall.


The Horse-Shoe Trail

Multiple Locations, PA - Explore the 140-mile Horse-Shoe Trail in southeastern Pennsylvania, starting at Valley Forge National Historical Park and ending at the Appalachian Trail. Maintained by the Horse-Shoe Trail Conservancy since 1935, this scenic route spans six counties, offering hiking and equestrian adventures.


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