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Map of the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails

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Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails

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Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails + Conewago Recreation Trail

LENGTH:

15 miles = 5 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Lebanon, Pleasant Hill, Cornwall, Mt. Gretna, Colebrook, Lawn, Bellaire, Aberdeen

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Pennsylvania countryside,

NEARBY TRAILS:

Horseshoe Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Harrisburg

Regional Trails

The Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails is a 15-mile long unpaved path that spans between the City of Lebanon and the Lancaster County Line in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The trail was built along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels cross country through farmland and forested areas. This area is the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country.

Conditions

The Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails is unpaved for most of the route and has an improved surface of crushed stone. The trail is open for non-motorized uses such as bike riding and walking.

Communities

The Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails passes by the following communities: Lebanon, Pleasant Hill, Cornwall, Mt. Gretna, Colebrook and Lawn.

Points of Interest

The Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails passes by the following points of interest:

Lebanon Catholic High School
Fisher Veterans Memorial Park
South Hills Park
Lebanon Valley Expo Center & Fairgrounds
Cornwall Elementary School
Nearby Trails

The trail connects to the Conewago Recreation Trail in  Lancaster County. There also is a spur trail that heads into Mt. Gretna.

End Points

The north end of the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails is located at Cumberland Street at 0.2 miles west of S. 12th Street in Lebanon. The trail heads off to the southeast going past Lebanon Catholic High School. There is a trailhead with parking off of 8th Street. There is another parking area for the trail at the Lebanon Valley Fairgrounds off of Rocherty Road. The trail passes by Cornwall Elementary School then heads out into the countryside.

The south end of the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails is located at the Lebanon / Lancaster County line.

Conewago Recreation Trail

The Conewago Recreation Trail is a 5-mile long unpaved pathway that connects to the south end of the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails. The trail heads to the southwest along the same abandoned railroad corridor. The Conewagon Recreation Trail has a surface of compacted crushed limestone.

The Conewago Recreation Trail goes past Bellaire and Aberdeen and ends at N. Market Street near Industrial Road.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails in Central Pennsylvania.

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