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Black Gum Trail

  • Address: 500 Kings Gap Road Carlisle, PA 17015
  • Phone: (717) 486-5031
  • Address: 500 Kings Gap Road Carlisle, PA 17015
  • Phone: (717) 486-5031
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The 1.1 mile liner Black Gum Trail follows the contour of the mountainside near the Mansion Area in Kings Gap and offers hikers an abundant views of black gum (tupelo) trees. The trail can be accessed via the Kings Gap Hollow or Forest Heritage Trails.

More Difficult (difficulty rating based on technical challenge, not physical exertion): Elevation gain or loss is moderate, less than 12% slope, maximum 30% up to 300 feet.

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  • Hours: Dawn to dusk
  • Months Open: Year-round
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  • Miles of Trails: 1.1
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