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Hecla Gap

3.5 Miles
Easy
Trail hiked by:
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Trail added on:
March 16, 2021
Updated on:
April 16, 2021

Dogs (leashed)

Water Source

Biking

Hecla Gap in Mingoville, Pennsylvania is an easy  3.5-mile out and bike hike that runs along scenic Little Fishing Creek.

Hike Description
This hike starts just past Nittany Country Club. It follows a dirt road (Hecla Rd) for about a mile. The road is gated at about the 1/2 mile mark of the hike. After a mile, the dirt road climbs up to a water tower, and a single track trail splits off to the left. Follow the single track trail. The first 30 yards or so is always very wet, but it gets better after that. The trail winds back through Hecla Gap along the creek and through abundant rhododendrons. Eventually the trail comes out at a washed out bridge on Greens Valley Rd. This is the turn-around point for this out and back hike.

Difficulty
This is an easy family friendly hike with relatively flat terrain.

Pets
Dogs are allowed if leashed.


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Hazards

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Surface Type

Dirt

Seasons

All

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40.926462, -77.646072

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362 '

Total Change
395 '

Ascent
395 '

Descent
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3.5 miles
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