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Indian Steps at Harrys Valley Rd

Indian Steps: Guided Outing

While the origins and age of this trail remain a mystery, it's likely that the rocky steps were put in place by Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

Indian Steps: Guided Outing
Indian Steps: Guided Outing

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Oct 06, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Indian Steps at Harrys Valley Rd, 3499-2569 Harrys Valley Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669, USA

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The Indian Steps trail offers a steep, rocky ascent of Tussey Mountain, where it meets the Mid State Trail at the ridgeline. While the origins and age of this trail remain a mystery, it's likely that the rocky steps were put in place by Civilian Conservation Corps workers. The trail is a convenient access point along the Mid State, providing a path to both Harrys Valley Road to the south, or Kepler Road to the north.

Parking Information: No official parking area exists; park on the side of Harrys Valley Rd and walk to the trailhead.

Difficulty: Difficult

Hike Distance (miles): 4.0

What To Expect: The trail begins with a steep and rocky ascent before reaching the Mid State and traveling the ridgeline. 

How To Prepare: Sturdy shoes and a water bottle are recommended. Sunscreen and insect protection recommended for all outings.

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