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.

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Length: 3.1 miles

Approximate mileage from Allegheny College: 30 miles

Type: Out and back

Allowed Usage: Walking, Running, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing

Trail Surface: Ballast, Cinder

Located in Spartansburg, PA, the East Branch Trail was opened in 2011 as a Rails-to-Trails converted from an old oil industry rail line. The trail is commonly used by hikers and cyclists. There is a trail adjacent to the East Branch Trail that is commonly used by horse-drawn Amish wagons, which is a safer route than local roads. However, horses nor wagons on permitted on the actual bike/walking trail. This trail is a section of what will one day be the Erie to Pittsburgh Rails to Trails. Learn more about the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail here.

Sources/ Learn more at: http://www.explorepatrails.com/singletrail.aspx?id=139