Ferncliff Trailhead - Ohiopyle State Park - Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 39° 52.325 W 079° 29.634
17S E 628801 N 4414645
Quick Description: The Ferncliff Trailhead of Ohiopyle State Park is located on Ferncliff Avenue (Off Main Street/State Route 381) in Ohiopyle Borough, Fayettte County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2012 6:10:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMFPRW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member J.A.R.S.
Views: 5

Long Description:

Ferncliff Trailhead - Ohiopyle State Park - Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania


This trailhead not only provides access to the Ferncliff Peninsula Natural Area, but also provides access to the Great Allegheny Passage as well as provides secure parking (By Reservation ONLY at the Park Office) for twelve vehicles for the passage and the nearby Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
The Four Mile Ferncliff Peninsula Trail System includes:
All Trails are BLACK BLAZED

Ferncliff Trail:
1.7 miles, easiest hiking
All other Ferncliff Peninsula trails branch off of this loop trail which circles the peninsula. The trailhead is near the Ferncliff Parking Lot.

Buffalo Nut Trail:
0.1 mile, easiest hiking
This short trail is the first branch off of Ferncliff Trail and is a shortcut to Oakwoods Trail.

Fernwood Trail:
0.5 mile, easiest hiking
This trail features beautiful ferns and the remnants of the old Ferncliff Hotel.

Oakwoods Trail:
0.5 mile, easiest hiking
This trail passes through a mature hardwood forest.

Coordinates lead to the Parking Lot for ALL users

Trailhead/trail website: [Web Link]

Trail allowances or restrictions:
Hiking ONLY on Ferncliff Trail System to protect area to natural state. Bikes allowed on GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE, which you will cross to access the Ferncliff System.


Trail type: Dirt on whole system

Parking: Not Listed

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