to Trails of Central Pennsylvania
only Rail-Trail in the United States that is privately owned, free to the
public and maintained totally by volunteers
Lower (rhymes with flower) Trail is an 11 mile recreational trail located
on the abandoned Petersburg Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Located in Blair and Huntingdon
counties in central Pennsylvania, it follows the Frankstown Branch of the
Juniata River between Williamsburg and Alexandria. Within the next
year, the trail will be extended another 6 miles and reach Canoe Creek
trail is 8 feet wide and has a hard surface of crushed limestone with wide
grass berms. It is virtually flat with a slight upward grade from
North to South. Mile markers are posted at each mile. Ample
parking, picnic tables, pavilions and portable toilets can be found at
the three trail heads. The trail is open year round, free of charge for
hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding - no motorized vehicles please.