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Map of the Enola Low Grade Trail

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Enola Low Grade Trail

Enola Low Grade Trail Pennsylvania map area

Enola Low Grade Trail

LENGTH:

29 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Creswell, Highville, Safe Harbor, Martic Forge, Smithville, Quarryville, Christiana, Atglen

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Clarke Lake, Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania countryside, woodlands, bridges, rural communities

NEARBY TRAILS:

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Harrisburg

Philadelphia

Regional Trails

The Enola Low Grade Trail is an 29-mile long unpaved trail that extends from Creswell to Atglen in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The trail is also known as the Atglen-Susquehanna Trail. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels across the countryside and alongside the Susquehanna River.

The features of the trail include bridges made with stone and steel, thickly forested stretches and traveling by "Plain Sect" and "English" farms. There are long stretches of the trail without road crossings and miles of woodlands.

Conditions

The Enola Low Grade Trail is unpaved for much of its route. The trail is maintained by various townships and conditions vary. The trail is open for non-motorized use such as bike riding and walking.  There is a gap in the trail where the Conestoga River flows into the Susquehanna River, there are also other short gaps along the trail.

Communities

The Enola Low Grade Trail goes past the following communities: Creswell, Highville, Safe Harbor, Martic Forge, Smithville, Quarryville, Christiana and Atglen.

Nearby Trails

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail: the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail is located 5 milea to the north of the northwest end of the Enola Low Grade Trail. The Northwest Lancaster County River Trail consists of two separate paved and unpaved pathways totalling 14 miles. Its route is located along the Susquehanna River between Columbia and Bainbridge.

End Points

The northwest end of the Enola Low Grade Trail is located at River Road, south of Anchor Road, on the Susquehanna River.

The eastern end of the trail is located at Valley Avenue in Atglen.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Enola Low Grade Trail in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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