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Staple Bend Tunnel Park

Beech Hill Road, Mineral Point, PA
+1 814-886-6150
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Enjoyable hike

Really enjoyed this little hidden treasure. Very peaceful trail and enjoyable walk. It is worth... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
tnj32322018
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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The tunnel was worth the walk!

My wife and I first timed the Staple Bend Tunnel trail walk in September 2017. As others have... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
KPKOREN
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La Grange Park, IL
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Beech Hill Road, Mineral Point, PA
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this little hidden treasure. Very peaceful trail and enjoyable walk. It is worth going to the end to go through the tunnel. Ends up being around a 5 mike walk if you go to the tunnel and then turn and walk back. They...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

My wife and I first timed the Staple Bend Tunnel trail walk in September 2017. As others have mentioned, this was an easy walk with gentle grade changes. There were informative signs along the way explaining the history of the trail and the tunnel. The...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We ride bikes here with six year old granddaughter, walk through tunnel too. It is a wide, flat trail ,very easy to ride. Great time!

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

The National Park Service hiking trail was converted from Allegheny Portage RR & is close to Portage, South Fork, Mineral Springs, Pennsylvania. The historic trail is well maintained for biking & hiking. Historical markings along the way (4 mi round trip hike) are exceptionally well...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Staple Bend Tunnel Park is a wonderful place to walk, jog or bike while immersed in history. This pleasant two mile trail (four mile round trip) and the historic Staple Bend Tunnel (the first railroad tunnel in the United States) are maintained by our National...More

Thank Larry T
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

It's about 2 miles from the parking area to the tunnel. You can walk through the 901 foot tunnel. It was originally part of the railroad but now is exclusively for hikers and bicycles. Trail has a slight grade to it from the parking area...More

Thank missmaxx
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