Frank E Masland Jr Natural Area Trek

Landisburg, Pennsylvania 17040

Frank E Masland Jr Natural Area Trek

Frank E. Masland Jr. Natural Area Trek Professional Review and Guide

"This hike begins with a pretty walk along the North Branch Trail through the Laurel Run hollow, then climbs a hollow to the south of the creek on the Deer Hollow Trail out to Laurel Road. After a short walk along the road, it descends back to Laurel Run via the Turbett Trail, goes west, and retraces the first mile to the parking area.

Located in the Tuscarora State Forest in western Perry County, the Frank E. Masland Jr. Natural Area is a 1,270-acre tract of land that encompasses a hemlock-filled section of the north branch of the Laurel Run Valley and a ridge covered with oak and mountain laurel rising to its south."

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Trail Information

Landisburg
Nearby City
5
Distance
300 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2.5–3 hours
Duration
1,400 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,700 feet
Top Elevation
Tuscarora State Forest, 717-536-3191, tinyurl.com/tuscarorasf
Local Contacts
USGS Blain and Newburg; Frank E. Masland Jr. Natural Area pamphlet provided by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry also has a good map, as does the Tuscarora State Forest public-use map available at the forest headquarters in Blain.
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Sep 2018