Overall though, really great. We were anxious to see Sonnes Pond as it was one of the highlights on this section of the trail. We went counterclockwise which gave some challenging inclines. which you have to pay for and the camp ground is wayy away from the trail. the first part of the trail to the loop was fine. Major hiking trails: the complete 59-mile Loyalsock Trail, one of the best point-to-point remote backpacking trails in the State. 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. We came across a group of hikers heading the other way and talked to them a bit at this point. The scene past the trailhead, near Hillsgrove Township, is straight out of the Carboniferous Period. The hike to the next campsite is not worth it if you're tired. 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. 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. Park here and head to the northeast corner of the parking lot where you'll find the beginning of the trail. The trail then switchbacked to our left as we made our way along the edge of the Loyalsock gorge. Posted on July 13, 2013 by endlessmountains. Alan and I are on the Loyalsock Trail, a little-known route through the Nowheresville of north-central Pennsylvania. take it at what that's worth. At 8 miles our level hiking changed into a gradual to slightly steep descent. This is one of those trails that I want to add to my "Hiked it Completely" list. We climbed about 400 feet in less than a quarter mile. At this point is the location of the Haystacks. The eastern terminus of the trail is on Meade Road, 0.2 mi (0 km) from U.S. Route 220, north of Laporte. County: Lycoming, Sullivan. The trail takes advantage of long-abandoned timber roads and railroad grades, reminders of the logging industry. We began at the park office and walked down to the Loyalsock Creek and High Rock. While Chris and I went about setting up camp and gathering firewood, Kaelen and Jim headed off in search of the cooler. Join to get updates on guides, hikes, posts and special offers. Worlds End State Park is located on the Loyalsock in Sullivan County, near Forksville. Most state forest roads are open for joint use by snowmobiles and licensed motor vehicles. You will also know if the hotel has a free WiFi, swimming pool, restaurant, and parking area at a glance. Floods [ edit ] I almost came down "the fast way"...if you know what I mean. Trail was excellent. What follows should be considered a rough … Overall, I would rate this as easy, but there are some hills. At 5.7 miles into the hike we came upon the shores of Sonnes Pond. I wish I brought my weekender pack, as there are lots of good places to camp. We decided to hike up to that spot and call it home for the night. Once on Mead Road, which is a dirt road by the way, you'll travel less than 0.2 miles and you will see the parking area to your right. This climb was to be the longest and steepest of the entire hike. We hiked an 11 mile loop south of Worlds End State Park, where we followed the Worlds End, Loyalsock, and Link Trails. My friend Alan and I have families, careers, and mortgage payments that can’t be put on hold for six months. In total, the loop we did was 18 mile. This rugged trail runs from PA 87 near Loyalsockville to US 220 north of Laporte. At 4.9 mile the trail turned to the right and made its way through a rock outcropping. We had hiked this section of the trail a few years ago and apparently hiked right past it without knowing it was there. 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. Traveling on route I-80, you will take the Muncy / I-180 exit and head north. A stretch of it is simply boulders along the shore of the Loyalsock Creek, which has a deep and rushing current along this trail. The upper tier of Alpine Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest. 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. Would definitely consider doing this again. Kaelen offered to carry the cooler, now only full of empty cans, out of the woods and back to the car. Another quarter mile of descending on a narrow trail brought us out on route PA154. The Loyalsock Trail begins and ends at Williamsport, PA and Dushore, PA. Williamsport is the Western trailhead, while Dushore is the Eastern. 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. There is not a lot of room for error in this section, so I would not recommend it for novice dogs (or owners). 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. Major hiking trails: the complete 59-mile Loyalsock Trail, one of the best point-to-point remote backpacking trails in the State. The first mile is a steep climb, about 770 ft over 1 mile. Day Three. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for skilled hikers/trail runners! The trail is primarily used for hiking, bird watching, and fishing and is best used from April until October. Visit Mineral Spring Falls This trail follows the mountain ridges and streams of the Loyalsock watershed. Did not do the Cold Run spur loop in far eastern sector, already had enough mileage for the day. We camped just after the Iron Bridge (going clockwise) which was next to the creek and flat. However, with the encroaching tree limbs, branches, and leaves, Ken's Window was more like Ken's Peephole. The name Loyalsock Creek is taken from the Indian phrase "Lawi-Saquick," meaning middle creek, and flows between Muncy Creek and Lycoming Creek. If you’re spending a few days in the area, be sure to check out 10 Must-See Waterfalls near Worlds End State Park . Trail Data. Alpine Falls is located along the Loyalsock Trail, but can be reached via an alternate trailhead on Loyalsock Road (a dirt State Forest road). This is probably something we could have accomplished in a day, but since I hadn't done an overnight backpacking trip in over 6 months, this trip was just right. The Link Trail along the Loyalsock Creek back to the parking area could be quite challenging for dogs. We added the cold run spur with this loop which added an additional 1.5 miles. Leaving the Haystacks behind, we began a climb back up to the old railroad grade. 9. The trails are well marked, the Loyalsock slightly more so than the Link, but still really well marked. Awesome trail that had a good mix of everything. We were going to start at the eastern terminus of the trail and hike to World's End State Park. 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. Know if the rooms are air-conditioned and look at the photos of the hotel and its premises before confirming. Any road to be legally open for snowmobiling will be posted with the appropriate signs. At 0.8 miles the LT turns downhill and heads towards, then follows Loyalsock creek. 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. From start through the Double Run Nature Trail is absolutely beautiful. Loyalsock Trail and Link Trail Loop est un sentier en boucle de 16.5 miles modérément fréquenté situé près de Forksville, Pennsylvanie. Lots of nice things to look at with water and hills. The creek was running strong and the roar of the rapids filled the canyon. As noted, I was up again early and hiking before the sun at 6:00 a.m. 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. Then to everyone's surprise, Jim stepped in and said he would love to do the hike with us. There are no reviews yet! It passes through parts of the Loyalsock State Forest for most of its 59.21 miles. This is a pretty straight-forward hike. Length: 134.76 Miles. 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. Once on top of the rock outcropping, the trail leveled out and we had a rather easy hike on flat terrain. We parked at the Loyalsock Trailhead proper and began our hike on the Loyalsock Trail. Anyway, some pretty treacherous hiking for a summer hiker....at one point we were sliding on our butts to even make progress. We spent a few minutes here enjoying the scenery and snapped a couple pictures. The loop plus the out and back to the Haystacks is about 22 miles. Works End Park is a very easy last leg of the trail and a wonderful way to see the natural beauty of that region. If you happen to stay on the RR bed you will still end up at the Haystacks, no problem. Doc ID: 1737179 Doc Name: FD20 - Link Trail Loop - Forestry Trail Guide 8-5x1….pdf; 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 ascent was gradual at fist, but became rather steep towards the end. Jim brought along some trail mix which was a good source of quick energy for our next climb. These are blazed with a yellow metal disk with a large red "X" on it. Described here is a 17 mile circuit with a 5 mile out and back to the beautiful Haystack area of Loyalsock Creek. Awesome trail. Numerous side trails provide alternative hiking oppotunities throughout this forest. "White" trails, which are unmaintained and blazed with white metal discs (with solid color, no other mark). The entire hike was 13 miles in length. We had six of us going on that trip, and it was a nice size group for an overnight trip. Butternut Vista offers a view of the Loyalsock Valley above and downstream of the park campground. You are being redirected to the DCNR eLibrary. Loyalsock Trail End is located in Sullivan County of Pennsylvania state. I would describe the hike as easy-moderate overall. I did a minimal amount of hiking this summer and I wasn't conditioned for a longer hike. The panoramic picture above was taken of the Loyalsock Creek at the Haystacks. We paused here to sign the register and then continued on. Equestrian trails: the 50-mile Loyalsock Bridle Trail is among the best in the State. Traveling on route I-80, you will take the Muncy / … Lower Alpine Vista along the Loyalsock Trail near Worlds End State Park. Dutters Trail near Dry Run Road in the Loyalsock State Forest. CAMP BEFORE THE PARK! 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. Numerous side trails provide alternative hiking oppotunities throughout this forest. The famous Loyalsock Trail stretches for almost 60 miles through the Endless Mountains. From here we descended a small amount to meet back up with Big Run which we continued to follow upstream. The western trailhead is on Route 87 northeast of Williamsport; the eastern trailhead is just off Route 220 near Laporte. There are times I had to be careful to check the map, but overall it is easy to follow. The descent was quite gradual at first. Be sure your dog is very agile and sure-footed. High Rock Falls at Worlds End State Park 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. The terrain was relatively flat with no major ascents or descents. 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. Nice hike but the trail marking are not marked as well as other reviews suggested. It passes through the park as it travels through Loyalsock State Forest on footpaths, old logging roads and abandoned railroad grades. As noted, I was up again early and hiking before the sun at 6:00 a.m. 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. After lunch we continued on the trail and began our next ascent about 4.2 miles into the hike. 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. We emerged from the woods onto an forest road where we turned right to cross the Loyalsock Creek on a steel truss bridge. Dinner that evening consisted of many, many hot dogs as well as a few beers. Le sentier longe une rivière et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. The view from here would probably have been better without leaves on the trees. The LT follows mountain ridges and streams through the Loyalsock Creek watershed as it travels through the woods on footpaths, old logging roads and abandoned railroad grades. Dogs are also able to use this trail … This section of the trail was a nice hike as the trail meander through the trees, never straying too far from the creek side. There was an old forest road that headed south, away from the trail. Located along one of the newest trails in the Worlds End vicinity, Cold Run Vista can be found along the Cold Run Trail at GPS coordinates 41.46377, -76.55588. My mother and I did the World's End Trail today (March 16th). 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. All of the leaves were down while I was there which makes trails notoriously hard to follow, but I never had a problem. 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). Floods. Loyalsock Creek is used for trout fishing and whitewater kayaking, and the Loyalsock Trail which runs along it is an opportunity for hiking. This is a small section of the almost 60 mile Loyalsock Trail. From the trailhead the trail descended towards the creek, turning back on itself once. GPS coordinates for Alpine Falls parking pull-off: 41.48478 -76.54538. Just go there prepared to test your endurance. This maps also details the routes of the Loyalsock and Old Loggers Path backpacking trails. Designed around two 25-mile loops that meet at a centralized campground designed for horses (and horse trailers), this shared use path uses old logging roads and trails to explore a large and diverse swath of Loyalsock State Forest. Loyalsock Trail is a 56.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Dushore, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. Loyalsock State Forest Hiking Trail Map and Guide (PDF) Loyalsock State Forest and Link Trail Map and Guide (PDF) District Trails. Includes the entire 27-mile Old Loggers Path and 59-mile Loyalsock Trail (LT). 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. The trailhead along World’s End Road provides ample parking and direct access to many points of interest including High Knob Overlook and Loyalsock Canyon Vista. 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. The next morning was quite brisk and we didn't get out of camp until about 10:30AM. We had originally given some thought to doing a hike on this trail in the spring, but that trip was cancelled. The Loyalsock Trail frequently climbs up and down ridges and mountaintops, passing many waterfalls, lakes, ponds, and historic places. 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. Another was in the beginning stages of building his first house. Great trail that offers everything! Ran/hiked a 4-ish mile portion of this trail with a group to get ready for a trail race next month. The trail to Smith Knob starts in the back of the visitor parking lot. After a mile the stream disappeared and we crossed but was probably its headwaters in the spring, when water levels would be higher. Begin by following the LT from the Mead Road Comfort Station. There was one spot that I had to carry some of his weight to get him off of a high boulder onto a small landing. Lots of different terrain. At 11.5 miles we crossed Loyalsock Road for our third and final time. Find On Map. I would caution those hiking with dogs though. Went counterclockwise. This is not a backpacking trail it’s a hiking trail once you get on top camping is prohibited you have to go outside of worlds end park boundaries in loyalstock Forrest to camp out. Loyalsock Trail. 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 first mile is a steep climb, about 770 ft over 1 mile. Various terrain with many different views. There are some steep ups, which my unprepared friend with knee issues couldnt do. The first day, at 9 miles, was probably getting close to my limit on hiking with a pack on my back for one day. 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. 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. GPS coordinates for Alpine Falls: 41.47822 -76.55341. Trail begins at the park office. enjoy. They informed us that Sonnes Pond was just ahead. . We are definitely planning on making back to the Loyalsock Trail to do some more hikes. Loyalsock State Forest & Worlds End State Park Snowmobile Trails. Overall I enjoyed this trail and would recommend this to anyone who like a challenge with beautiful scenery. 14 Miles from World’s End Vista to the End of the Loyalsock Trail. There was light soon enough that I could make my way through the pavilions of World’s End State Park without an issue. You are traveling on the Loyalsock trail which is always well marked. At 10.1 miles we once again crossed Loyalsock Road. For the next 0.6 miles we continued this descent towards Big Run. As is typical on our hikes, we strive to hit the trail prior to 11:00, but never succeed. This scenic and challenging trail runs roughly parallel to its namesake creek. For Delivery By Christmas, Orders Must Be Placed By Noon, Tuesday Dec. 15th. A map to Alpine Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest. 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. We followed the railroad grade for a mile before the trail turned off to our right and began our second descent back to the Loyalsock Creek. The trail ascends into the state forest and ends at Loyalsock Trail at mile 37.77, within Coal Mine Road Loop. Tough hike however worth it. 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. There are some steep ups, which my unprepared friend with knee issues couldnt do. If you are searching a hotel near Loyalsock Trail End in Dushore through Booking.com, you can sort options by price range, customer reviews, and ratings. Upper Alpine Vista. Please note, comments must be approved before they are published. The Loyalsock Trail frequently climbs up and down ridges and mountaintops, passing many waterfalls, lakes, ponds, and historic places. I am sure bugs would be an issue here in the summer, but during the first week of October we didn't have any problems. When combined with LT, it is possible to make an 11.5-mile loop. Loyalsock Trail. 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. ) Snowmobiling at Worlds End State Park Several miles of park roads are used as joint-use snowmobile trails. The complete Old Loggers Path, a 27-mile backpacking trail that is a loop. 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. For people out of shape, it can be moderate to hard. We did this in 2 days, 1 night. Le sentier offre plusieurs activités et sa meilleure utilisation est de mai à octobre. There is a red blazed trail that continues on the railroad grade that we will again meet up with in a couple of miles. 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). 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. Did this counter clockwise. There was light soon enough that I could make my way through the pavilions of World’s End State Park without an issue. These are blazed with a yellow metal disk with a large red "X" on it. a bit muddy but flat. The vista looked up the Loyalsock Gorge with World's End State Park directly below us. The Haystacks are rock formations in the stream that resemble stacks of hay because of their shape and color. Geography. 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. 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. 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. 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). Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Reply. I have a 125 lb dog who has been hiking for years and is great on trails, but this section was challenging . 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. Chris dug out his sausage and cheese, that we all shared and stuffed into pita bread. The loop alone is about 17.5 miles. 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. Here the trail turns to the right and makes a steep, but short ascent to Ken's Window. Most hikers begin at the Western terminus for two reasons: 1) a larger parking lot offers ample parking for overnight stays if … The scramble down from the parking lot should have been a warning for what was to come. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Description: The Loyalsock Trail is a 59.3 mile linear trail. never coming back thats for sure. The upper tier of Alpine Falls is 7-8 feet tall. Alpine Falls along the Loyalsock Trail. Gibson Falls from below. 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. At 8.6 miles, just a few hundred feet up from Alpine Falls, there is a register where we signed in. At 12.5 miles we got our first and only vista on this hike. The trail takes advantage of long-abandoned timber roads and railroad grades, reminders of the logging industry. Pennsylvania Route 87 runs the length of the valley, following the north fork after Forksville. I had been told by many fellow hikers that this trail ranks up there with the Black Forest Trail as far as great Pennsylvania hiking trails go. Your will travel about 15.5 miles where you will exit route I-180 at the route US220 exit. The trail was flat and free of obstacles. From camp we headed down along the small stream that flows over Alpine Falls to where it met up with Big Run. We spent 3 days at one sight near the park just so we could enjoy all the wonder of Worlds End. A trail along Worlds End Road leads to Eagles Mere, which is a short distance south of the park. 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. We were going to start at the eastern terminus of the trail and hike to World's End State Park. holy thigh workout. The pond looked more like a small lake to me. Hemlock and hardwood trees line the trail as it ascends a steep mountainside to arrive at Worlds End Vista, overlooking the park beach. 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. Worlds End Vista, located along the Worlds End Trail at GPS coordinates 41.46820, -76.58353, overlooks the beach along … The trail layout has taken advantage of the engineering expertise of the early logging railroaders as it follows the grades. The LT is beautiful and well marked. The trail ascends into the state forest and ends at Loyalsock Trail at mile 37.77, within Coal Mine Road Loop. Great trail - not much traffic on it. The Link Trail is only slightly less well marked. The Trail: The Loyalsock trail is one of the best marked trails I have ever been on. 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". Worlds End Trail: 3.25 miles, more difficult hiking, yellow blazes. 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). Described here is a 17 mile circuit with a 5 mile out and back to the beautiful Haystack area of Loyalsock Creek. Where better to start than with the namesake Worlds End Vista, along the Worlds End Trail. In total, the loop we did was 18 mile. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme difficile. Trail was excellent. Check out Worlds End State Park and Haystacks for more LT hiking The trail to Smith Knob starts in the back of the visitor parking lot. I will definitely go back in the summer. We decided to hike 13 miles on this trip, doing 9 miles the first day and 4 the next. We all had a great time on the trip and it was nice to get Jim out on the trail with us. 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). 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