Jackson Trail

4.4 Miles
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Trail added on:
October 23, 2016
Updated on:
May 27, 2020

Time to Hike: 2 hours, ~12 minutes

Camping Allowed



Dogs (leashed)

92 '

Total Change
561 '

560 '

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Trail Notes

The Jackson Trail at Rothrock State Forest in State College, Pennsylvania is a moderate 3 mile one-way hike that leads to the Mid State trail atop a mountain ridge. This section of GPS data goes ~2.2 miles (one way), hence 4.4 out-and-back.

Camping is allowed within 25 feet off of the trail and dogs are allowed. Great views, but the rocks on the trail make this hike a challenge. Trekking poles may come in handy here.

David's Vista
Around mile 0.77 from the trailhead is a vista point called David's Vista with sweeping views.

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40.71656, -77.894203

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4.4 miles
Trail added
October 23, 2016
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May 27, 2020
4.4 miles
October 08, 2016

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