Swatara State Park Trailhead Locator                 


Appalachian Trail/Waterville Bridge Trailhead:
    From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north .9 of a mile and turn right onto Monroe Valley Road.  Follow Monroe Valley Road approximately 1 mile to Old State Road.  Turn left onto Old State Road.   Follow Old State Road for 1.5 miles to the trailhead.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.480785, -76.531534    For a map, highlight numerical degrees, click on Bing Lookup and click on Bing Search on last line in the right pane. ​

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Equine Trailhead:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north 3.5 miles on SR 72 to the junction of State Route 443.  Follow SR 443 for approximately 3.7 miles and turn right into the Equine Trailhead parking lot.  There is a white barn across the road from the parking lot entrance.
     From the I-81 Pine Grove Interchange go west on State Route 443 for approximately 4.4 miles and turn left into the Equine Trailhead parking lot.  There is a white barn across the road from the parking lot entrance.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.518021, -76.505756

Lickdale Trailhead:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north .9 of a mile and turn right onto Monroe Valley Road.  In approximately 1,100 feet, turn right onto the Lickdale Trailhead access road.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.459908, -76.508368

SAMBA Mountain Bike Trails Parking Lots:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north 3.5 miles to the junction of State Route 443.  Follow SR 443 for approximately .8 of a mile and turn right onto State Park Lane.  Follow State Park Lane for approximately .4 of a mile to the two parking lots.
     From the intersection of State Route 72 and State Route 443, follow SR 443 for approximately .8 of a mile and turn right onto State Park Lane.  Follow State Park Lane for approximately .4 of a mile to the two parking lots.
     From the I-81 Pine Grove Interchange, go west on State Route 443 for approximately 7.3 miles and turn left onto State Park Lane.  Follow State Park Lane for approximately .4 of a mile to the two parking lots.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.486289, -76.543807

Sand Siding Trailhead:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north 3.5 miles to the junction of State Route 72 and State Route 443.  Continue north on SR 443 for approximately 3 miles and turn right onto Sand Siding Road.  Use caution making the turn onto Sand Siding Road due to the steep grade and rough gravel surface.  Follow Sand Siding Road for .7 of a mile to the trailhead parking lot.
     From the I-81 Pine Grove Interchange, go west on State Route 443 for about 5 miles.  Several hundred feet after passing the entrance to Twin Grove Park, turn left onto Sand Siding Road.  Use caution making the turn onto Sand Siding Road due to the steep grade and rough gravel surface.  Follow Sand Siding Road for .7 of a mile to the trailhead parking lot.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.504120, -76.510411

Swopes Valley Road Trailhead:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north 3.5 miles to the junction of State Route 72 and State Route 443.  Continue north on SR 443 for approximately 6.2 miles and turn right onto Swopes Valley Road.  Follow Swopes Valley Road for .5 of a mile and turn right onto the Swopes Valley Trailhead access road.
     From the I-81 Pine Grove Interchange, go west on State Route 443 for about 2 miles and turn left onto Swopes Valley Road just before reaching the Swatara State Park sign on the right side of the road.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.520964, -76.468624

Trout Run Trailhead:
     From the traffic light on State Route 72 at Lickdale, go north 3.2 miles and turn right onto the Trout Run Trailhead access road just prior to reaching the trailhead sign.
     From the intersection of State Route 443 and State Route 72, go south approximately .3 of a mile and turn left onto the Trout Run Trailhead access road.
     Decimal Degrees:  40.482931, -76.545993

 

 

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