The one-mile Army Heritage Trail is a self-guided, outdoor interactive trail loop, highlighted by a Huey helicopter and M-18 Tank Destroyer (nicknamed the "Hellcat") perched alongside Interstate 81. Walk along the trail, which interprets the history of the U.S. Army and discover full-scale exhibits from the French & Indian War era through current operations, and a memorial garden.
Visit the Visitor Education Center, Visitor Information Desk and Book & Gift Shop inside the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) before you leave. Admission is free for the trail and the USAHEC.
Hiking, Biking and Walking: The Army Heritage Trail is flat, made of cinder and the perfect place to spend a relaxing and educational day.
Events: USAHEC hosts Army Heritage Days each May, a weekend-long living history event spread out along the one-mile trail.
View a virtual tour of the Army Heritage Trail.
Learn more about other Hiking & History opportunities in Cumberland Valley.