This section includes trails that are within 40 miles east of Meadville, PA.
A Rails-to-Trails located in Spartansburg, PA, the East Branch Trail is commonly used for hikers and bikers. It runs adjacent to a trail used by the Amish for their horse-drawn wagons.
The refuge is comprised of two different parcels of land; the 5,025-acre Sugar Lake Division east of Meadville and the 3,594-acre Seneca Division southeast of Cambridge Springs. The refuge is a popular spot for many, many species of birds to nest (Cramer, B., 2008). There are 3 hiking trails located in the Sugar Lake Division and 2 located in the Seneca Division.
Cramer, B. (Ed.). (2008). Pennsylvania Hiking Trails (13th ed.). Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books.
Located right out of the Oil Creek State Park, the McClintock Trail is a 3.7-mile biking and hiking trail that is part of the Erie-to-Pittsburgh trail connection system.
Oil Creek State Park has 52 miles of trails and is within the area of the home of the Oil Industry.
Located in Oil Creek State Park by the Drake Well Museum, this short hiking and biking trail runs into Titusville.