Just a few miles out of town is the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail along the Susquehanna River. The 14-mile trail is a favourite among bikers, horse riders, nature lovers and kayakers. The total length of the trail passes through five municipalities in Lancaster. The relics of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal stand alongside this trail. You are likely to see the canal locks, iron furnaces and the old quarry at Billmeyer when on this trail. Together there are almost 400 acres of woodlands and meadows on this trail. The Point Rock Tunnel at the southern end of the trail has a 100-foot high rock jutting out of it. Enthusiasts often climb up this rock and view the gushing river and the Norfolk Southern Railroad.
Northwest Lancaster County River Trail Travel Tips
- The trail has different names at the north and south end, respectively.
- Parking is available in both ends of the trail.
How to Reach Northwest Lancaster County River Trail
- You can hire a car to get here.
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4.14% of people who visit Lancaster include Northwest Lancaster County River Trail in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
54.55% of people start their Northwest Lancaster County River Trail visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Northwest Lancaster County River Trail
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Northwest Lancaster County River Trail