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The primary forest road linking Galbraith Gap to Whipple Dam.


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11.0

Miles

17.6

KM

Doubletrack

2,107' 642 m

High

981' 299 m

Low

748' 228 m

Up

1,160' 354 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Description

This is one of the main linking roads for trails in Rothrock State Forest when using the Galbraith Gap trailhead. This forest road starts with a gradual 3-mile climb followed by an 8-mile descent to Whipple Dam.

From the road, you can access Galbraith Gap Trail, Three Bridges Trail, Lonberger Trail, Green Shoot, Lower Trail, Little Shingletown Trail, Old Laurel Run Trail, Shingletown Gap Trail lower, Shingletown Gap Trail upper, New Laurel Run Trail and Wildcat Gap Trail as well as Bear Gap Rd and Litte Flat Fire Tower Rd.

Contacts

Land Manager: DCNR - Rothrock District

Shared By:

Isa Clydesdale

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Looking back up the trail. Looks worse than it is. Honest!
Sep 30, 2013 near Boalsburg, PA
Balk Knob Ridge Trail
Jul 31, 2013 near Boalsburg, PA
Green Shoot / Bald Knob intersection,
Aug 2, 2013 near Boalsburg, PA

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