The Rock Furnace Trail is a moderate 3-mile out-and-back trail that runs through the scenic Roaring Run Reservation Area in Apollo, PA.
The trail leads from Brownstown Rd down to the Kiski River and follows Roaring Run Creek the entire length of the trail. There are numerous small waterfalls along the creek and after about 1-mile in on the trail you'll cross a suspension bridge.
You'll also find the stonework remains of the Briddle Iron Furnace (aka Rock Furnace) which operated from 1825 to 1850. "Camel Rock" is also directly on the trail, jutting out from the side of the path with an overhang underneath.
At the end of this trail, located next to the river, is the Roaring Run Trail - a rail trail that runs from Apollo to Edmon, PA.
Pets: Dogs are allowed on this trail if leashed and their waste must be carried out with the hiker.
Biking: Biking is allowed on this trail.