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Mileage Descriptions

Distances are from the Shippensburg Trailhead

0.0 North Earl Street (Shippensburg) at Fort Street.  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 Parking available on Burd Street municipal lot 2 blocks southwest.

0.3 North Prince Street (University parking area encroaches on trail corridor, west of crossing.)

0.4 North Queen Street pedestrian crossing.

0.9 Fogelsonger Road crossing with steep bridge embankments. Use CAUTION.

1.0 Shippensburg Township Park.  To access the trail from at the Shippensburg Township Park, from King Street (US 11) in Shippensburg, turn onto North Queen Street then right onto Britton Road; approximately ½ mile to the Park. Parking and restrooms are available. Parking and To access the trail from at the Shippensburg Township Park, from King Street (US 11) in Shippensburg, turn onto North Queen Street then right onto Britton Road; approximately ½ mile to the Park. Parking and restrooms are available. Restrooms available. Park to serve as an entry for the trail, including equestrians.

1.6 Britton Road crossing.

2.6 Farm Crossing.

3.7 Duncan Road crossing.

5.1 Ott Road.

6.4 Oakville Road crossing. Shaded picnic tables.   To access the trail at Oakville, from US 11 or PA 533 turn west on Oakville Road and follow into village. Park on the northeast side of the road in the marked area along the treeline. Parking available.  To access the trail from at the Shippensburg Township Park, from King Street (US 11) in Shippensburg, turn onto North Queen Street then right onto Britton Road; approximately ½ mile to the Park. Parking and restrooms are available. Restrooms are available at the North Newton Township Park, mile west of the trail on Oakville Road. 

6.7 Private road crossing off Red Shed Road.

7.2 Fish Hatchery Road crossing.

7.6 Nealy Road crossing.

8.4 Bulls Head Road crossing.

9.8 Fry Road entry/exit path.

9.9 PA Route 533 underpass. No loitering.

10.3 McFarland Street Trail Head (Newville).  To access the Cumberland Valley 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. Park on southeast side of the street. From Carlisle, Take PA 641 through Newville, turn left on Cemetery Road and follow to end of the road on McFarland Street Park as above Parking and To access the Cumberland Valley 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. Park on southeast side of the street. From Carlisle, Take PA 641 through Newville, turn left on Cemetery Road and follow to end of the road on McFarland Street Park as above Restrooms available. Avoid parking in front of residences if possible.

10.6 Big Spring Road crossing with steep embankments. Use CAUTION.

11.1 PA Route 233 (Centerville Road). No parking available.

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