An approachable loop hike near Pennsylvania's High Point

Statistics

2 - 3

hrs

256

m

256

m

7

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

The 3,213-foot top of Mount Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania, is easily-accessible by car and a short walk to a lookout tower.

But for a longer hike in the area, tackle this loop instead. This 5.4-mile loop follows a series of trails and a few sections of old road grade on the mellow top of Mount Davis.

The mountain itself is long and mostly flat--it extends a long ways south into Maryland.

As a result, you'll have to climb an observation deck on top of the mountain to get a view.

This loop follows the Shelter Rocks Trail, Shelter Rock Road, Timberslide Trail, and the Tub Mill Trail.

The trails are well-blazed, and some cool rock formations provide interesting stops along the trail.

Sources: https://www.eastcoasthiker.com/trails/mountdavis/