Pulpit Rock Trail

Berks County, Pennsylvania 19611

Distance1.8mi
Elevation Gain1,005ft
Trailhead Elevation851ft
Top1,543ft
Elevation Min/Max826/1543ft
Elevation Start/End851/855ft

Pulpit Rock Trail

Pulpit Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 851 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,005 feet. The trail ends near the Pulpit Rock viewpoint and Pulpit Rock (elevation 1,532 feet). There is also an information guidepost near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: Windsor Furnace Shelter Trail and Valley Rim Trail.

Pulpit Rock Trail Professional Review and Guide

"One of the most popular Appalachian Trail (A.T.) hikes in Pennsylvania, the overlooks at Pulpit Rock and the Pinnacle provide excellent photo ops. The descent along Furnace Creek passes through a remarkable forest of hemlocks and rhododendrons."

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Trail Information

Berks County
Nearby City
Borough of Hamburg, 610-562-7821, hamburgboro.com
Local Contacts
Keystone Trails Association Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania, Sections 1–6: Delaware Water Gap to Swatara Gap; USGS Hamburg
Local Maps