The top 10 hikes in Cumberland County The Sentinel Sep 5, 2018 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save A look at the top 10 hikes to take this fall in Cumberland County courtesy of the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau. 10. Waggoner’s Gap Hawk Watch Location: Waggoner’s Gap Road (Route 74), Carlisle .... Kittatinny RidgeDifficulty Level: ModerateLength: Less than 1 mileWebsite: www.waggap.com/Highlights: Enjoy a short hike up to the 125-acre hawk watching rock outcrop Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau 9. Army Heritage Trail Location: 950 Soldiers Drive, CarlisleDifficulty Level: EasyLength: 1 mileWebsite: www.usahec.org/Highlights: Leisurely one-mile outdoor trail with full-scale military exhibits, located at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center Jason Malmont, Sentinel file 8. Sunset Rocks Trail Location: Michaux Road, GardnersDifficulty Level: Moderate to DifficultLength: 8.3 milesWebsite: www.alltrails.com/trail/us/pennsylvania/sunset-rocks-trailHighlights: Very popular and steep trail that leads to beautiful views of the Valley 7. LeTort Spring Run & Nature Trail Location: 260 E. Pomfret St., CarlisleDifficulty Level: EasyLength: 2 milesWebsite: www.traillink.com/trail/letort-spring-run-nature-trail/Highlights: Scenic nature trail along the famous LeTort Spring Run fly-fishing stream 6. Mt. Holly Marsh Preserve Trail Network Location: 1 Lakeside Dr., Mount Holly SpringsWebsite: www.trails.com/us/pa/mount-holly-springs/mount-holly-marsh-preserveHighlights: Hike the 7 miles of various trails in this 913-acre nature preserve 5. Kings Gap Trail Network Location: 500 Kings Gap Road, CarlisleWebsite: www.friendsofkingsgap.org/home/trailsHighlights: Kings Gap features 20 miles of trails ranging in difficulty and length for all types of hikers 4. Flat Rock Trail Location: 1599 Doubling Gap Road, NewvilleDifficulty Level: Moderate to DifficultLength: 2.5 milesWebsite: www.alltrails.com/trail/us/pennsylvania/flat-rock-loop-trailHighlights: This rugged hike leads to a 180-degree view of the Valley Michael Bupp, The Sentinel 3. Cumberland Valley Rail Trail Location: 23 McFarland St., NewvilleDifficulty Level: EasyLength: 11 milesWebsite: http://www.cvrtc.org/Highlights: Hike, bike or horseback ride on this 11-mile rail trail connecting Newville and Shippensburg Submitted 2. Pole Steeple Trail Location: 1100 Pine Grove Road, GardnersDifficulty Level: DifficultLength: 0.75 mileWebsite: www.alltrails.com/trail/us/pennsylvania/pole-steeple-trailHighlights: Steep and rewarding hike that leads to a quartzite outcrop with views of Pine Grove Furnace State Park Michael Bupp, The Sentinel Appalachian Trail An Appalachian Trail sign stands in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Michael Bupp, The Sentinel More information Top reasons to visit state parks in Cumberland CountyAppalachian Trail day tripsOff the Beaten Path: Traversing the Trail in Cumberland County Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Recommended View All Promotions promotion spotlight Which 'Peanuts' character are you? promotion spotlight What kind of craft beer are you? More Latest Local Offers Marty's Inc We sell cars in the $5,000-$10,000 price range! Stoken Wagner Ophthalmic Associates Need new glasses or contacts? Call today to schedule an appointment!