Hike the Mid-State Trail

Hike the Mid-State Trail

The Mid-State Trail is Pennsylvania's Trail of the Year and is right out our backdoor in Buchanan State Forest. River Mountain offers Mid-State trail hikers shuttle pick-up/drop-off from several trail crossings that are just 1-2 miles from us as well as overnight accommodations, meals, and provisions. Please call us to arrange your stay and shuttle along your Mid-State Trail hike.

Guests of River Mountain looking for amazing day hikes can also access the Mid-State's scenic and rustic trail through the Buchanan State Forest section of the Mid-State Trail, known locally as Garlic Trail. Trails are marked yet rustic and maintained annually by the Forest Service. Please use caution and hike at your own risk.

View Buchanan State Forest map

For community updates, please explore Alltrails for our area

View day hikes: Out + Back | ~8.15 miles | ~3.75 miles | ~5.56 miles

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