Glacier Ridge Trail

Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania

Distance7.4mi
Elevation Gain3,136ft
Trailhead Elevation1,256ft
Top1,527ft
Elevation Min/Max1195/1527ft
Elevation Start/End1256/1256ft

Glacier Ridge Trail

Glacier Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Butler County, Pennsylvania. It is within Moraine State Park. It is 7.4 miles long and begins at 1,256 feet altitude. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there is a wetland, water, and restrooms.

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Best Hikes Pittsburgh - 2nd Edition (Falcon Guides)
Bob Frye
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"Part of the larger North Country National Scenic Trail, the Glacier Ridge Trail extends 14.0 miles across Moraine State Park. Within Moraine, the trail travels through pine plantations, mature and regenerating forests, and past a pond; offers views of the expansive Lake Arthur; and provides plenty of opportunities to view wildlife. This particular hike is an out-and-back walk, with a small loop at one end. This area is open to hunting, so wear orange during hunting season." Read more

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6/17/2011
Excellent trail. Suprising that a trail this close to New Castle, Butler, and Pittsburgh is this wilderness like. After the marina is very secluded. Full 14 miles is worth the trek.
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Trail Information

Moraine State Park
Nearby City
Moraine State Park
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Hunting
Additional Use
Moraine State Park, 225 Pleasant Valley Road, Portersville 16051-9650; (724) 368-8811; www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/moraine.aspx
Local Contacts
Map available by contacting Moraine State Park; USGS Prospect
Local Maps

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Dec 2018