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Thundermountain Equestrian Trail

1.2 Miles
Moderate
1

Camping Allowed

Summits

Dogs (leashed)

Thundermountain Equestrian Trail at Elk State Forest in Driftwood, Pennsylvania is a moderate backpacking trail that leads into the wilderness of Elk State Forest. The trail itself is much longer than the reported 1.2 mile out-and-back distance here, but we only hiked a small portion of this trail. Horses are allowed, but we saw none while out there. The trail is lightly-trafficked and is not a popular trail, but you may see other backpackers or horseback riders along the trail from time to time.

Wild elk are present in these woods and we did hear a male elk bugling at night near out campsite. Unfortunately we did not venture far enough to find any views or lookout points, but this is a great backpacking trail for north-central Pennsylvania.


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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Dirt

Season

Summer

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41.401661, -78.295551

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428 '

Total Change
465 '

Ascent
448 '

Descent
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1.2 miles
Trail added
September 13, 2015
Updated on
October 07, 2019
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