SN: 116387 - 2021
Previous event - 5 DAYS AGO
The walk will be on the Appalachian Trail in the Cumberland Valley and is relatively flat with some rocks and roots but nothing too difficult. It is the easiest stretch of the AT in Pennsylvania.
Bob Gambert Memorial
The address/location to the start table for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:
Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
The event is closed
Starting Sat, May 8th, 2021 for 1 day
Start table open: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Finish by 4:00 p.m.
From the park pavilion, the walk will be along Bernheisel Bridge Road for 1K, before joining the Appalachian Trail. The south trail turns left to follow the AT along farm fields, through the woods, crosses over Route 11 with a pedestrian bridge, (5K) crosses a set of railroad tracks and then turns around at Appalachian Drive. (8k) The south trail is flatter but has more rocky conditions. The north trail goes straight to follow the AT along farm fields, through the woods to Scotts Farm (6K), continues through the woods to turn around at Sherwood Drive. (10K) The north trail has several stairs to cross over fences, wooden walkways, and some small hills. From Scotts Farm north has the most wildflowers.
Distance: 5K, 6K, 8K, 10K, Rating: 2C
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start
50 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, PA 17015 From Harrisburg and points north: Using I-81 South: Go South toward Carlisle. Take Exit 52 (Middlesex Township) Go North on US 11 to Ridge Hill Rd, turn Left. At Bernheisel Bridge Rd, turn Left. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. Takes about 26 minutes from Harrisburg. Using US 11 South: Go South on US 11 past Cumberland Valley High School to Locust Point Rd in New Kingstown, turn Right. At Ridge Hill Rd, Turn Left. Turn Right at Bernheisel Bridge Rd. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. Park Is about 16 miles from Harrisburg. From Carlisle and points south using I-81 N: Go North toward Harrisburg. Take exit for US 11N. (Middlesex Township) Travel North on US 11 to Ridge Hill Rd, turn Left. At Bernheisel Bridge Rd turn Left. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. About 7 miles from Carlisle.
Susquehanna Rovers Volksmarch Club (AVA-0328)
Event website: www.avaclubs.org/SRVC
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