Mid State Trail

Mid State Trail
Unknown
324.22 Miles

Trail Description

The Mid State Trail System (MST) is a long distance hiking trail, the longest and wildest footpath in Pennsylvania. Over 500 km long, MST stretches from the Mason-Dixon Line near Flintstone, MD, through the center of PA to end at the NY State line just north of Cowanesque Lake. Much of MST is on public land: state forests, game lands and parks, MST also passes through some private land by permission. From the Maryland border to Centre County, the MST consists largely of rocky ridgetop trail that makes for a rugged and demanding hike, with many outstanding vistas. Beyond Centre County, the MST follows many old trails and road or railroad grades, with the occasional hedgerow. The MST is marked with rectangular orange blazes on the main trail and yellow or red blazes on side trails. Principal features of the MST are its many views, side trails and fragile illusion of isolation and wilderness. It is also part of the Great Eastern Trail (http://www.greateasterntrail.net) footpath network. In cooperation with DCNR, sections of this trail are maintained, in part, by volunteers from the Mid State Trail Association.

Visit Trail Website
6 to 10 Trail Allegheny Front Trail Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake Armenia Mountain Snowmobile Trails Bald Eagle State Forest Snowmobile Trails Barbour Rock Trail Barrens Gamelands Trail Bedford Heritage Trail Bee Tree Ski Trail Beech Creek Snowmobile Trails Bellefonte Central Rail Trail Bells Gap Rail Trail BicyclePA Route G BicyclePA Route J BicyclePA Route S BicyclePA Route V BicyclePA Route Y Black Forest Trail Black Moshannon State Park Trails Blue Knob State Park Trails Bob Webber Trail Bohen Run Falls and West Rim Loop Trail Buffalo Valley Rail Trail Cammal and Black Forest RR Loop Trail Canoe Creek State Park Trails Carsontown Trail Coudy Pike Snowmobile Trails Donut Hole Trail East Kettle ATV Trail System Golden Eagle Trail Great Allegheny Passage Greenwood Furnace State Park Trails Haneyville ATV Trail Huntingdon & Broad Top Trail Hyner Mountain Snowmobile Trails Hyner Run Challenge Trail Juniata River Water Trail Lake Shore Trail Lambs Creek Bike & Hike Trail Little McCloskey Trail - Jack Paulhamus Garby Trail Lost Turkey Trail Lower Trail Loyalsock State Forest & Worlds End State Park Snowmobile Trails Lycoming Creek Bikeway Martin Hill ATV Trail System Martin Hill Snowmobile Trails Mid State Trail - Reeds Gap Spur Milton State Park Trails Moshannon State Forest - Black Moshannon Snowmobile Trails Mount Nittany Trails Musser Gap Greenway Overlook Trail Panther Run Trail Penns Creek Path - Mid State Trail Pine Creek Rail Trail Pine Creek Water Trail Railroad Grade Trail - Ives Run Raystown Branch Juniata River Water Trail Reeds Gap State Park Trails Rim Trail Rocco's Loop Trail Rothrock State Forest Seven Mountains Snowmobile Trails Rothrock State Forest Trough Creek Snowmobile Trails Shawnee State Park Trails Sideling Hill ATV Trail Sideling Hill Snowmobile Trails Slate Run Ramble Standing Stone Trail Susquehanna River Walk & Timber Trail Susquehanna River Water Trail - West Branch Susquehannock State Forest Snowmobile Trails Susquehannock Trail System Tauscher and Lakeside Trails Tiadaghton State Forest Snowmobile Trails Tioga State Forest Snowmobile Trails Trough Creek State Park Trails Turkey Path Trail Tuscarora State Forest Northern Division Snowmobile Trails Tussey Ridge Trail Warriors Path State Park Trails West Rim Trail White Mountain Ridge Trail