Newville: 23 McFarland St., Newville, PA, 17241 - To access the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail from the north exit I-81 at Newville (exit 37, PA 233 north). As you enter town, take the first left onto Vine Street and follow through town becoming Fairfield Street (PA 533W). As you leave town, turn left on Cherry Street and go to street end at McFarland Street. From Carlisle, Take PA 641 through Newville, turn left on Cemetery Road and follow to end of the road on McFarland Street. Parking and Restrooms are available. Restrooms may be seasonal.
Oakville 401 Oakville Rd., Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - To access the trail at Oakville, from US 11 or PA 533 turn west onto Oakville Road and follow into village. Parking is available just beyond the trail on the right. Restrooms are available at the North Newton Township Park, ¼ mile west of the trail on Oakville Road. Restrooms may be seasonal.
Shippensburg Township Park: 304 Britton Rd., Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - To access the trail from at the Shippensburg Township Park, from the north use I-81 exit 29, turn right onto Walnut Bottom Rd. Left onto King Street (US 11). From the south use I-81 exit 24, turn left onto Olde Scotland Rd. Left onto Fayette Street. Right onto King Street (US 11). Turn onto North Queen Street at Sheetz then right onto Britton Road; approximately ½ mile to the park. Parking and restrooms are available.
Shippensburg: To access the trail from the south at Shippensburg (I-81 exit 24 or 29), from King Street (US 11) turn onto North Earl Street and go to the first light. Turn left onto West Burd Street and go 1 block. Parking is available in the Municipal parking lot on the left. To access the trail go 1 block north on Seneca Street then 1 block East on Fort Street. The fist mile of the trail is unmarked, undeveloped and has a steep embankment at Fogelsonger Road due to a missing bridge. Consider accessing the trail at the Shippensburg Township Park.
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