Swiftwater Forest Preserve Trail - Swiftwater, PA

A moderate, family-friendly, walk of about 2.5 miles. Though of moderate difficulty, stretches of the trail are steep. Trails have not been blazed, though they have been flagged.

Trailhead GPS coordinates: 41-06.144N, 75-17.625W

A steep old road leads uphill through a mixed hardwood forest. It passes a former backwoods cabin, recognizable by the old dry-laid stone walls and the corners corners of what was once an old chimney and fireplace.

The route also features a miniature pine barren, complete with pitch pines, scrub oaks, and rocky outcroppings.

For information, a map, videos and photos of the preserve's trail, click here.

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Latitude: 41.099914 Longitude: -75.296859 Elevation: 1129 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
BWA Brodhead Watershed Association

Vertical Gain or Loss

350 feet

Trail Distance

2.5 miles

Accessibility Notes

Family-friendly, but steep in places. Not wheelchair accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs welcome. Owners must clean up and carry out pet waste.

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