Sideling Hill near Hancock MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52
N 39° 43.149 W 078° 16.899
17S E 733001 N 4400119
Quick Description: The posted coordinates will take you to the walkway to see the rock strata of Sideling Hill and a vista of the surrounding area. The view can also be enjoyed from the picnic area near the parking lots.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2009 6:34:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM7483
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 15

Long Description:
At Sideling Hill, a dramatic cut through rock strata can be seen where I-68 was blasted through the mountain. At the top of the walkway leading up to the rock, a view of the country side can be enjoyed. Mountains can be seen across Maryland and Pennsylvania. Several "pay per view" binoculars are at this rest stop.
The main center is on the westbound side of I-68 and can be accessed by a pedestrian bridge from the eastbound side. Rest facilities are also on the eastbound side.
Describe - Highway or Road number: I-68

Closest town or city: Hancock, Maryland

Number of parking spots available: 46

Name if a website describes this location.: [Web Link]

Winter View: yes

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: yes

Comfort station on site: yes

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: Yes

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