Pennsylvania's most detailed hiking trails website
when it comes to GPS Data & Maps that is!
Thank you for taking the time to
Please feel free to browse around
and download the posted data available to you!
does not have all of my
current hikes uploaded.
Live the Outdoors!
My new job has really cut into my free time. I have a many more
hikes to add.
am working on a new format, new maps and lots more data to come
will do my best to update when time permits. Thank you!
with 100's more pictures!!! Check it out!!!
Did you ever wonder
ahead on the trail?
Where are the best campsites?
What's the terrain like?
Where's the water at?
Are there any vistas to look at?
How about waterfalls?
What will I see on my Adventure?
kind of terrain will I cross?
are the highlights of the trail?
Well wonder no more.
I have personally GPS'ed each of the trails
found within my site!
All posted data includes GPS waypoints, tracks
But it doesn't stop there!
I have also created Elevation Profiles with points of interest
in a vertical text using MS Word!
I have several maps
available for download
& lots lots more useful information!
* All coordinates posted on my site, use the “NAD83/WGS84” Datum no matter
what grid system was used (Lat. & Long., UTM, MGRS, etc.)
Highlights of my
- Basics behind GPS Technology
- Downloadable Custom GPS Waypoint Symbols
- GPS'ed PA Backpacking Trips (20 and counting...)
- GPS'ed PA Day Hikes (34 and
- Trailhead & Parking Area Coordinates
- Map & Topographic Programs & Website
- Elevation Profiles for most of my trips & hikes
- Backpacking Questions including checklists, essential knots &
bear bag techniques
- Maps of the campsites in two formats (National Geographic
TOPO! & MapSource Topo 2008)
- Basics behind Geocaching
- Survival Tips when planning an
adventure or when things go wrong
- PA's Habitat including trees, waterways, state forest, etc...
- PA's wildlife including, snakes, mammals, ticks, etc...
- USGS water levels & how to read them
- Great streams & rivers to kayak & canoe
- List of Local Outfitters & links
- Practical Knots to use
- Pictures of all of my adventures
- A Readings Page to some of my favorite books
- A Feedback Page to inform me of my posted data
- Lots of downloads on all sorts of data
- Much, much more!
State Forest Hiking Trails
* My website is best
viewed at a screen resolution of 1680 x 1050 or a widescreen resolution*
I created this website on behalf of all the outdoor
enthusiast who were nice enough to post their data on the Internet for others
like myself to use, Thank You.
I hope this site enlightens those who choose to browse.
But please remember the information on this site and out in the wilderness
is always changing. Due to natural occurrences: topography, waypoints,
tracks and other such points of interest may not be the same as they were
when I was there.
Happy researching and I encourage you to
contact me about
this site, whether it be likes, dislikes, possible improvements or how this
site has helped in your outdoor adventures.
Happy Trails to You,
(outdoor enthusiast & creator of pahikingtrails.com & georflf.com)
"Live the Outdoors"
Please, if this site as helped you in
anyway and you would like to give back, donate by clicking the
link found on the bottom left navigation bar. It takes many hours to update,
post and check this data and its accuracy and any contributions would be
greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Don't Stop Here!
Take a look at
few pictures from each of our outdoor adventures.
Here you will find
pictures of great vistas, runs, rock formations, rattlesnakes, animals,
animal tracks, flowers, plants, etc...
To get there, visit my
"Backpacking Trips," "Day Hikes,"
or "Pictures" Pages.
Under each link at the bottom of the pages there will be a few photos.
Questions or Comments?: Please feel free to email me, I would
appreciate them, Thanks!
Within my site you will find links to several other awesome websites for
your educational and recreational needs. I encourage you to dig deep and
read all of interest to you on my site. It is also a good idea to use a search
engine for more information on a topic of interest.
I have posted: GPS waypoints, tracks, elevation profiles maps, trail
descriptions, directions (most start from Rt220 or a major Highway), animal & outdoor information, bear bag hanging techniques, geocaching information, knots, camp games, water levels, PA information,
DCNR information and much more!
All for your enjoyment,
please take a look around!
*Please remember, the information posted on this page and all other
& probably will change. I assume no liability for accidents happening
to, or injuries sustained by, readers who engage in the activities
posted on my entire website including links. Remember, you are
responsible for your own actions, please understand conditions on the
trail, in the woods or on the river can/will change due to mother
nature. Please don’t assume I know all there
is about such topics, unfortunately I do not. I am just posting my
travels and opinions experienced out in the wilderness. I encourage you
to read further and look to reliable resources like the PA Game & Fish Commission and the PA DCNR. Thank You.