Appalachian Trail/Three Lakes Trail Loop from Route 301

Fahnestock State Park [Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park]

Old mine railbed followed by the A.T. - Photo by Daniel Chazin Old mine railbed followed by the A.T. - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This figure-eight loop hike traverses an old mine railbed and passes several scenic lakes.

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From the parking area, walk back (southwest) along Route 301 for about 500 feet. When the guardrail on the left side of the road ends, turn left and follow a footpath, marked with the white blazes of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), that leads downhill. The trail bears right and continues on a path built into the side of a hill. This was the route of a narrow-gauge railroad, built in 1873 to...

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