Worlds End Trail (3.25 miles, yellow blazes) – out-and-back trail that begins at the park office and leads to Worlds End Vista, with a view of the WESP beach, after a steep ascent. We had six of us going on that trip, and it was a nice size group for an overnight trip. Floods [ edit ] there were lots of trails on the maps thag lead nowhere and really waste time.. they clearly don't want backpackers. I have a 125 lb dog who has been hiking for years and is great on trails, but this section was challenging . Though it occasionally appears on lists of “short long trails” in the US, Pennsylvania’s Loyalsock Trail is still fairly unknown. Loyalsock State Forest & Worlds End State Park Snowmobile Trails. By midnight everyone was asleep in their respective tents. Worlds End Trail: 3.25 miles, more difficult hiking, yellow blazes. We had originally given some thought to doing a hike on this trail in the spring, but that trip was cancelled. After lunch we continued on the trail and began our next ascent about 4.2 miles into the hike. At 12.5 miles we got our first and only vista on this hike. The loop plus the out and back to the Haystacks is about 22 miles. The western trailhead is on Route 87 northeast of Williamsport; the eastern trailhead is just off Route 220 near Laporte. For the first 0.2 miles of hiking we descended to an old railroad grade. Unfortunately we were not able to get the same crew together as we did on our last year's fall trip on the Old Loggers Path. Link Trail (Red X) is a 1.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Forksville, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. Visit Mineral Spring Falls jeez im near the park but all these campsites are here. The eastern terminus of the Loyalsock Trail, and the trailhead for this hike, is located at a large parking area just off Meade Road, along route US220. We ended up doing the entire ice-filled World's End Trail, after missing the LT turn ( our fault...it is marked, but since we hadn't passed the "vista " we couldn't believe it was the turn we needed so we kept going expecting another trail crossing. ) Worlds End Trail (3.25 miles, yellow blazes) – out-and-back trail that begins at the park office and leads to Worlds End Vista, with a view of the WESP beach, after a steep ascent. Equestrian trails: the 50-mile Loyalsock Bridle Trail is among the best in the State. It is a little rocky at times but not unreasonable. County: Lycoming, Sullivan. Includes the entire 27-mile Old Loggers Path and 59-mile Loyalsock Trail (LT). Loyalsock Trail: High Rock Run north of Worlds End State Park, Big Run (below the trail), Alpine Falls (both above and below the falls), Tamarack Run/Mary’s Bridge, Sones Pond. We began our descent back down to Loyalsock Creek. Then the trail crosses Pioneer Road, where travelers over a century ago possibly gave the area its name ‘Worlds End’ when they saw the precipitous drop to the river below. My Alltrails recording has some sporadic lines and spurs as GPS data faded in and out, I never have this problem with my Garmin handheld unit which receives directly from GPS satellites and tracks smoothly with less than 30ft accuracy. The path rolls and dips along the Allegheny Plateau in the heart of one of the biggest green blobs Google Earth shows south of Maine. There are some steep ups, which my unprepared friend with knee issues couldnt do. The bridle trail consists of two 25-mile loops, referred to as the East Loop and the West Loop, each beginning and ending at the trailhead along World’s End Road (SR 3009). The trails are well marked, the Loyalsock slightly more so than the Link, but still really well marked. From the trailhead the trail descended towards the creek, turning back on itself once. take it at what that's worth. I hope he realizes just how relaxing and fun backpacking is and it won't be another 4 years till we see him on the trail again. This time was no different as we started hiking at just a few minutes past 11:00AM. The use of blazed connectors, ski trails and old logging roads and grades make smaller loops possible (especially in the eastern portion of the trail). It rained the day before and there was a lot of mud on the trail. The Haystacks are rock formations in the stream that resemble stacks of hay because of their shape and color. We climbed about 400 feet in less than a quarter mile. Loyalsock Trail - Geography. best part was no mosquitos. Major hiking trails: the complete 59-mile Loyalsock Trail, one of the best point-to-point remote backpacking trails in the State. It was like trying to walk up a slide filled with ice. Lots of nice things to look at with water and hills. We went counterclockwise which gave some challenging inclines. This trail follows the mountain ridges and streams of the Loyalsock watershed. Also Known As: Loyalsock State Forest , Worlds End State Park. If you happen to stay on the RR bed you will still end up at the Haystacks, no problem. Gibson Falls from below. We did two modifications 1) we did not do the out and back from Mead Road to the Iron Bridge, we only did the loop 2) on the south part of the loop, the Loyalsock and Link Trails cross 2 times. The upper tier of Alpine Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest. Traveling on route I-80, you will take the Muncy / … Great trail! Loyalsock Trail. From here we could here the falls and went to investigate. 14 Miles from World’s End Vista to the End of the Loyalsock Trail. The coordinates that you can use in navigation applications to get to find Loyalsock Trail End quickly are 41.448951 ,-76.44978 Get Directions Customer Ratings and Reviews. There are several primitive campsites along the trail that all seems good, with Sone’s Pond being the most popular. From waterfalls to scenic vistas, from covered bridges to camping, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Worlds End State Park! Loyalsock Trail (LT) Photo credit: Eriks Perkons The LT is a well-maintained, linear trail traversing about 60 miles of Loyalsock State Forest in north-central Pennsylvania. In total, the loop we did was 18 mile. We missed the World's End Vista entirely...as in, we passed right by thinking it was a scenic view not an amazing vista...plus there was no sign. The loop alone is about 17.5 miles. Doing the Haystacks and the loop from US 220 (a lollipop loop) is about 25 miles. We were going to start at the eastern terminus of the trail and hike to World's End State Park. After the first climb of our hike, we found ourselves back on the flat railroad grade about 2.3 miles into our hike. Poor markings to cut offs definitely do again when have more time. This scenic and challenging trail runs roughly parallel to its namesake creek. The entire hike was 13 miles in length. 1. Overall I enjoyed this trail and would recommend this to anyone who like a challenge with beautiful scenery. Pennsylvania Route 87 runs the length of the valley, following the north fork after Forksville. These are blazed with a yellow metal disk with a large red "X" on it. Stay on Loyalsock to connect back on Double Run then head back to the road - it shortens it a bit but is much better then walking along the road. You will also travel through Worlds End State Park which offers breathtaking views of the Loyalsock Creek valley from High Rock and Loyalsock Canyon Vistas. I would describe the hike as easy-moderate overall. We did not take the blue trail down to the parking lot as you would have to be on the road walking to the link trail. We emerged from the woods onto an forest road where we turned right to cross the Loyalsock Creek on a steel truss bridge. If you’re spending a few days in the area, be sure to check out 10 Must-See Waterfalls near Worlds End State Park . Your will travel about 15.5 miles where you will exit route I-180 at the route US220 exit. We had hiked this section of the trail a few years ago and apparently hiked right past it without knowing it was there. It passes through parts of the Loyalsock State Forest for most of its 59.21 miles. The highlights of the trail are the many cuts & fills on the grades, Rock Run (one of the prettiest streams in Pennsylvania), the vistas that look into the McIntyre Wild Area, Pleasant Stream and the Loyalsock Trail region. Cold Run Vista in the Loyalsock State Forest. Lots of different terrain. Day Three. You are being redirected to the DCNR eLibrary. The trail wandered in and out of the rocks and at the very end we found ourselves having to climb up to the top of the outcropping. The ascent was gradual at fist, but became rather steep towards the end. a bit muddy but flat. Follow the Crane Spur Trail (an abandoned log road) for 0.6 miles, hang a right on the well-blazed Loyalsock Trail, and follow that for 0.1 miles to the top of Alpine Falls. elevation gains are insane even if the trail is rated as moderate.... new hikers.... or if you havent been out in a while... you'll feel it the next day...but the views and the experience far outway the pain. Traveling on route I-80, you will take the Muncy / I-180 exit and head north. They informed us that Sonnes Pond was just ahead. "White" trails, which are unmaintained and blazed with white metal discs (with solid color, no other mark). The Loyalsock Trail frequently climbs up and down ridges and mountaintops, passing many waterfalls, lakes, ponds, and historic places. what the f*** did I just do? The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Both World’s End and Ricketts Glen are prime examples of the Pennsylvania wilderness, and the Loyalsock Trail is one of, if not the, premiere trail that proves that claim. We parked at World’s End State Park, checked in with the Ranger to park and to camp for one night on the trail, you don’t need a forest service permit. One of our participants from last year was successfully winning a battle with cancer and was still going through chemo therapy and unable to make it out with us. We followed the Loyalsock Creek for the next 1.2 miles before the trail makes a turn to the left to begin an ascent back up away from the creek. At 8 miles our level hiking changed into a gradual to slightly steep descent. Once on top of the rock outcropping, the trail leveled out and we had a rather easy hike on flat terrain. A map for people who love real-world experiences The Loyalsock - Worlds End Lizard Map will help you plan all your adventures in and around Loyalsock State Forest from Williamsport to Worlds End State Park. As noted, I was up again early and hiking before the sun at 6:00 a.m. "White" trails, which are unmaintained and blazed with white metal discs (with solid color, no other mark). The eastern terminus of the trail is on Meade Road, 0.2 mi (0 km) from U.S. Route 220, north of Laporte. Equestrian trails: the 50-mile Loyalsock Bridle Trail is among the best in the State. The upper tier of Alpine Falls is 7-8 feet tall. GPS coordinates for Alpine Falls: 41.47822 -76.55341. At a little over a tenth of a mile we came across the old railroad grade where the Loyalsock Trail turns left and follows the grade. Length 56.4 miElevation gain 10449 ftRoute type Point to point Difficulty: Unknown. The terrain was relatively flat with no major ascents or descents. Loyalsock Trail is a 56.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Dushore, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The Link Trail along the Loyalsock Creek back to the parking area could be quite challenging for dogs. At 5.6 miles the trail crossed Rock Run road. Visit the Visitors Center . The panoramic picture above was taken of the Loyalsock Creek at the Haystacks. Such a great experience, with varied terrain and amazing views from the Canyon Vista lookout point. At this point the trail turns sharply to our left and we began a fast paced hike along the abandoned railroad bed. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Loyalsock Link Loop (16.2 miles, yellow discs with red X) – loop trail that combines the Link and portions of the Loyalsock Trail through the Loyalsock Forest near WESP. You can review this Business and help others by leaving a comment. Described here is a 17 mile circuit with a 5 mile out and back to the beautiful Haystack area of Loyalsock Creek. enjoy. Floods. There was light soon enough that I could make my way through the pavilions of World’s End State Park without an issue. The creek was running strong and the roar of the rapids filled the canyon. There is good variety rock scrambles, creek walks, and steep inclines. Nearly 130 miles of joint-use state forest roads and 16 miles of trails are open to snowmobiles when conditions permit. Begin by following the LT from the Mead Road Comfort Station. we stayed at iron bridge about 4 miles in. Lots of different terrain. From what I've seen of the trail so far, I would recommend it to anyone that wants to explore and experience what the woods and trails of Pennsylvania has to offer. The summer of 2012 was the year of waterfalls. From here we descended a small amount to meet back up with Big Run which we continued to follow upstream. For the next half mile we followed the eastern edge of a very boggy area. We began at the park office and walked down to the Loyalsock Creek and High Rock. Numerous side trails provide alternative hiking oppotunities throughout this forest. Any road to be legally open for snowmobiling will be posted with the appropriate signs. The descent was quite gradual at first. Dutters Trail near Dry Run Road in the Loyalsock State Forest. Alan and I are on the Loyalsock Trail, a little-known route through the Nowheresville of north-central Pennsylvania. The Link Trail is only slightly less well marked. This is the Loyalsock Trail and you will be on it until you get to the Stacks but it is not going to stay RR bed. At 4.9 mile the trail turned to the right and made its way through a rock outcropping. It was a site indeed to see this guy hiking in the middle of the woods, with a pack on his back, carrying this huge cooler. Once on route US220, travel approximately 30 miles north, and once you see signs for the town of Laporte, keep your eyes open for Meade Road and the trailhead. Numerous side trails provide alternative hiking oppotunities throughout this forest. Alpine Falls is located along the Loyalsock Trail, but can be reached via an alternate trailhead on Loyalsock Road (a dirt State Forest road). The first mile is a steep climb, about 770 ft over 1 mile. The Loyalsock Trail is a 59.3 mile trail through the Loyalsock State Forest and is a popular 4 or 5 day through hike. The Trail: The Loyalsock trail is one of the best marked trails I have ever been on. You will also know if the hotel has a free WiFi, swimming pool, restaurant, and parking area at a glance. At 8.6 miles, just a few hundred feet up from Alpine Falls, there is a register where we signed in. While the Appalachian Trail does pass through Pennsylvania, it can be argued that the area it goes through isn’t quite an accurate representation of what PA has to offer. Worlds End State Park is located on the Loyalsock in Sullivan County, near Forksville. As is typical on our hikes, we strive to hit the trail prior to 11:00, but never succeed. The scramble down from the parking lot should have been a warning for what was to come. A trail along Worlds End Road leads to Eagles Mere, which is a short distance south of the park. We added the cold run spur with this loop which added an additional 1.5 miles. I almost came down "the fast way"...if you know what I mean. The LT is beautiful and well marked. The western terminus of the trail is on Pennsylvania Route 87, 10 miles (16 km) north of Montoursville and 9 mi (14 km) north of I-180. Lots of varied terrain, some big ascents and descents, several water crossings, and plenty of rocks (it’s a PA thing). Another was in the beginning stages of building his first house. At 7.4 miles the trail merged with Loyalsock Road, a dirt forest road, for about 0.1 miles before turning right off of the road back into the woods. Went counterclockwise. Plenty of spots to filter water along the trail. The trail takes advantage of long-abandoned timber roads and railroad grades, reminders of the logging industry. The view from here would probably have been better without leaves on the trees. This is one of those trails that I want to add to my "Hiked it Completely" list. Posted on July 13, 2013 by endlessmountains. After 30 minutes, they came huffing and puffing back into camp with the cooler in tow. I managed to hang with the guys until about 9:00PM and then I headed off to bed. There is a red blazed trail that continues on the railroad grade that we will again meet up with in a couple of miles. A map to Alpine Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest. the next day we hated the trail so much Just trying to find the link trail we took the road 14 miles back the the car to leave. Located along the Loyalsock Trail, Upper Alpine Vista is an easy hike from a parking area near the intersection of the LT and Coal Mine Road. This maps also details the routes of the Loyalsock and Old Loggers Path backpacking trails. Worlds End Trail is a 3.25-mile (5.23 km) trail with yellow blazes that begins at the park office and ascends to an overlook of the swimming area. Reply. It was time to schedule our annual fall backpacking trip, and the Loyalsock Trail immediately came to mind. Loyalsock Link Loop (16.2 miles, yellow discs with red X) – loop trail that combines the Link and portions of the Loyalsock Trail through the Loyalsock Forest near WESP. The complete Old Loggers Path, a 27-mile backpacking trail that is a loop. Upper Alpine Vista. Doc ID: 1737179 Doc Name: FD20 - Link Trail Loop - Forestry Trail Guide 8-5x1….pdf; From camp we headed down along the small stream that flows over Alpine Falls to where it met up with Big Run. Trail begins at the park office. This map is an indispensable guide to the hiking trails of this state forest, including Worlds End State Park. High Rock Falls at Worlds End State Park Prior to us heading for the trailhead to start this hike, we decided to stash a cooler of beer and 16 hot dogs in the woods not far from our campsite. At this point is the location of the Haystacks. Trail was excellent. Loyal Sock, Double Run Nature, Link Trail and Canyon Vista Loop est un sentier en boucle de 11.6 kilomètres modérément fréquenté situé près de Forksville, Pennsylvanie. © 2020 AllTrails, Inc. Tous droits réservés. It passes through the park as it travels through Loyalsock State Forest on footpaths, old logging roads and abandoned railroad grades. Length: 134.76 Miles. Just prior to the steep section of the climb we passed a trail register at 2.1 miles into our hike. Loyalsock State Forest Hiking Trail Map and Guide (PDF) Loyalsock State Forest and Link Trail Map and Guide (PDF) District Trails. It is a little rocky at times but not unreasonable. There was light soon enough that I could make my way through the pavilions of World’s End State Park without an issue. The trail was flat and free of obstacles. Lots of varied terrain, some big ascents and descents, several water crossings, and plenty of rocks (it’s a PA thing). Being over 60 miles in length, the Loyalsock Trail is marked with high-quality 2-by-6-inch yellow rectangles with 1-inch horizontal red stripes. The use of blazed connectors, ski trails and old logging roads and grades make smaller loops possible (especially in the eastern portion of the trail). . Find On Map. Some sections were borderline rock climbing, but that just added to the fun. Hemlock and hardwood trees line the trail as it ascends a steep mountainside to arrive at Worlds End Vista, overlooking the park beach. The trail ascends into the state forest and ends at Loyalsock Trail at mile 37.77, within Coal Mine Road Loop. CAMP BEFORE THE PARK! 9. Then to everyone's surprise, Jim stepped in and said he would love to do the hike with us. I wish I brought my weekender pack, as there are lots of good places to camp. Geography. It can also be an easy one night backpacking loop. I highly recommend trekking poles for this, though my husband didn’t use any and he was fine. Please note, comments must be approved before they are published. Here the trail turns to the right and makes a steep, but short ascent to Ken's Window. The next morning was quite brisk and we didn't get out of camp until about 10:30AM. The complete Old Loggers Path, a 27-mile backpacking trail that is a loop. Worlds End State Park is located on the Loyalsock in Sullivan County, near Forksville. Did not do the Cold Run spur loop in far eastern sector, already had enough mileage for the day. Turning left here and crossing a bridge, we were at World's End State Park and back to the car after another 0.2 miles of hiking. I was surprised to find a waterfall at the start of the Loyalsock Trail, the Dutchman's Falls. Being over 60 miles in length, the Loyalsock Trail is marked with high-quality 2-by-6-inch yellow rectangles with 1-inch horizontal red stripes. At 0.5 miles the trail bears off to our right and we leave the old railroad grade for now. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. Worlds End Trail is a 3.25-mile (5.23 km) trail with yellow blazes that begins at the park office and ascends to an overlook of the swimming area. At 10.8 miles the trail makes a sharp right, joining with an old, overgrown forest road, now barely distinguishable from the surrounding woods. the first part of the trail to the loop was fine. We camped just after the Iron Bridge (going clockwise) which was next to the creek and flat. Loyalsock Trail End is located in Sullivan County of Pennsylvania state. The eastern terminus of the Loyalsock Trail, and the trailhead for this hike, is located at a large parking area just off Meade Road, along route US220. Worlds End Vista, located along the Worlds End Trail at GPS coordinates 41.46820, -76.58353, overlooks the beach along … Double Run, East Branch, Loyalsock and Canyon Vista Trails Loop, Achetez Pro pour ceux qui vous sont chers, Loyal Sock, Double Run Nature, Link Trail and Canyon Vista Loop. We went clockwise so the first time we took the Link trail (as this route shows), but the second time we stayed on the Link trail and did not take the Loyalsock to Worlds End State Park (the Link trail seems slightly shorter). You are traveling on the Loyalsock trail which is always well marked. The next two miles of hiking were pretty easy going. We had hiked a total of 4 miles once we crossed the bridge, and decided to stop for lunch just a short distance on up the trail. We went clockwise so the first time we took the Link trail (as this route shows), but the second time we stayed on the Link trail and did not take the Loyalsock to Worlds End State Park (the Link trail seems slightly shorter). What follows should be considered a rough … Loyalsock Trail (LT) Photo credit: Eriks Perkons The LT is a well-maintained, linear trail traversing about 60 miles of Loyalsock State Forest in north-central Pennsylvania. The Loyalsock Trail begins and ends at Williamsport, PA and Dushore, PA. Williamsport is the Western trailhead, while Dushore is the Eastern. Various terrain with many different views. We then followed the shore of Sonnes Pond as the trail followed it for the next 0.2 miles, heading around the northern edge of the pond. Tough hike however worth it. Loyalsock State Forest Trail Map by Purple Lizard Maps The Loyalsock State Forest includes over 114,000 acres of state forest spanning sections of Pennsylvania's "Endless Mountains". Described here is a 17 mile circuit with a 5 mile out and back to the beautiful Haystack area of Loyalsock Creek. A map for people who love the outdoors. Overall, I would rate this as easy, but there are some hills. We had a short climb of about 200 feet in a half mile and then our terrain was flat and level. Loyalsock Trail and Link Trail Loop est un sentier en boucle de 16.5 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Forksville, Pennsylvanie. Major hiking trails: the complete 59-mile Loyalsock Trail, one of the best point-to-point remote backpacking trails in the State. We passed "Ann's Bridge" at 6.4 miles, even though there was no bridge to be found, only an old sign. which you have to pay for and the camp ground is wayy away from the trail. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail then switchbacked to our left as we made our way along the edge of the Loyalsock gorge. when you see the very cozy looking sites by the river, and think to yourself. This descent was a gradual one, dropping 350 feet in about three quarters of a mile. We are definitely planning on making back to the Loyalsock Trail to do some more hikes. There are some steep ups, which my unprepared friend with knee issues couldnt do. Awesome trail. We decided to hike 13 miles on this trip, doing 9 miles the first day and 4 the next. The famous Loyalsock Trail stretches for almost 60 miles through the Endless Mountains. After a mile the stream disappeared and we crossed but was probably its headwaters in the spring, when water levels would be higher. The trail to Smith Knob starts in the back of the visitor parking lot. We paused here to sign the register and then continued on. The Loyalsock Trail (LT) is a 59.2 mi (95.3 km) hiking trail along Loyalsock Creek in Lycoming and Sullivan counties in north central Pennsylvania in the United States. This is a small section of the almost 60 mile Loyalsock Trail. Loyalsock Creek is used for trout fishing and whitewater kayaking, and the Loyalsock Trail which runs along it is an opportunity for hiking. For people out of shape, it can be moderate to hard. At 10.1 miles we once again crossed Loyalsock Road. This “long trail” is only 59 miles end to end, and we’re already about halfway through. Horseback riders will find that both of the 25- mile loops offer many hours of excellent riding through a wide variety of landscapes and forest types and conditions. This climb was to be the longest and steepest of the entire hike. To the best of my knowledge Jim hadn't done an overnight hike in over 4 years and I was glad to finally get a chance to do a hike with him. 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