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Jackson Trail, Route 26N

Jackson Trail: Guided Outing

Sturdy hiking shoes will help as you step along large and small rocks and make your way to David's Vista and enjoy views from the Tussey Mountain ridgeline.

Jackson Trail: Guided Outing
Jackson Trail: Guided Outing

Dates & Times

Sep 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Jackson Trail, Route 26N, Jackson Trail, State College, PA 16801, USA

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Jackson Trail Maps & Destination Info

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This easily accessible trail begins from the parking area along Route 26 North, across from Jo Hays Vista. Bring your trekking poles - this trail shows why people refer to Rothrock State Forest as "Rocksylvania"! Sturdy hiking shoes will help as you step along large and small rocks and make your way to David's Vista and enjoy views from the Tussey Mountain ridgeline. Jackson Trail intersects with the Mid State Trail and can loop you back to the parking area.

Parking Information: Park in the paved are near the trailhead, on the north side of Route 26. Avoid parking on the south side at Jo Hays Vista, which would require you to cross a busy road with poor visibility

Difficulty: Difficult

Hike Distance (miles): 6.0

What To Expect: Very rocky trail sections with little to no elevation change.

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

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