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Address: Route 230, Elizabethtown, PA

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Pretty trail for appreciating nature

This trail is super long and you can get on and off at any location, which is great, as the scenery changes. My only complaint is that sometimes a herd of runners will come and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jessi C
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail is super long and you can get on and off at any location, which is great, as the scenery changes. My only complaint is that sometimes a herd of runners will come and not move over.

Thank Jessi C
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331 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first ride with our new hybrid bikes. The trail had families biking, walkers, runners, even people on horses but the trail is wide enough for this not to be an issue. We actually rode further on to the Lebanon Valley Trail part. We started on Route 230 and rode about 1.5 miles past The Kiss ice cream... More 

Thank Lisa S
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This trail is pleasant for kids, and popular with cyclists. The beginning point for us was Route 743. Parking along this road is a bit sketchy, because cars speed past. The trail itself is well-maintained and consists of finely crushed gravel, which is great for jogging, walking, and hybrid/mountain biking. As the spring where is on into summer, the trail... More 

Thank Corey_C19
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The trail is a converted railroad bed covered with crushed limestone. Wide enough for two-way traffic. Dogs are welcome. No bathrooms or porta potties except for the Lawn playground and Twin Kiss entrance otherwise I would give a 5 star rating.

Thank efoodie01
Middletown, United States
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Connecting Elizabethtown and Mount Gretna with a well maintained path enjoy the country scenery. Fox and deer are occasionally spotted along the way. Parking is easy. You won't regret a bike ride on this trail. More for walking than hiking.

Thank Erika Z
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Whether you are going for a leisurely walk, a fitness run, or nice bike ride, the Conewago Recreation Trail is the place for you. It is mostly flat, being an old rail bed, and is covered with compacted, crushed stone. If you forget your fitness tracker, there are distance markers every half mile starting from the Rt 230 access point.... More 

Thank Jeff W
Annville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on the trail for an all day bike ride. We biked the entire 14 mile trail back and forth and it was exhausting but absolutely worth it. Such a beautiful scenery you get to enjoy as you travel many towns. Definitely a recommendation for anyone who loves the outdoors.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

21.75 miles if you count access to the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail. Sufficient parking. Most of it is road-bike worthy but use your trail bike.

Thank PAOrioleBird
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I love to go running on the Conewago Trail. It is well maintained and clean. The paths are wide and mostly flat. It even has mile markers to help you keep track as you go. Also seems to be very popular for biking!

Thank Allison D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Conewago is an old railroad right-of-way so it is very level with no steep climbs required. There is a nice pond at the Western end (PA-230) that can be hiked around in about 15 minutes. There are turtles to see, flowers and birds. Be sharp eyed! The trail is in segments that are long enough to be fun and... More 

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