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Whiskey Springs

Whiskey Springs,
Boiling Springs, PA 17007

Whiskey Springs is a well known rock climbing area on the Appalachian Trail. The boulders range in size and skill level. Safety equipment is needed. To approach, walk up the right side of the road and enter the woods at the white AT blazes. Follow the trail steeply up the ridge until you reach the first outcrops. The hike is almost exactly a 1/4 mile.

Things to Do
  • Directions: Directions: Carlisle, the nearest major town, is near the junction of Interstate 76 and I-81. From either of these, exit onto Route 11 south towards Carlisle. After passing through the town center, continue on the same road (becomes Route 34) towards Mt. Holly Springs. At 5.5 miles from downtown Carlisle, you will be in Mt. Holly. Take a left at the Sheetz, following Mill Street towards Boiling Springs. After 2.3 miles, take a right onto Petersburg Road. There is a sign for a drag race track. Drive 2.8 miles on this road, passing the race track on the right, going through a stop sign, and winding up through the woods. At 2.8 miles, park on the right at a pullout by a spring.
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Land Recreation
  • Along the Appalachian Trail:
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  • Hiking Trails:
  • Miles of Trails: 0.3
  • Number of Trails: 1
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