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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Fayetteville, PA
Event Name: Mont Alto State Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111201 2019/Y2205
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 10K - 2B
Description: 5K: After registering, you must drive 6 miles to the start at Mont Alto State Park. The trail is on the sidewalks and roads on the campus of Penn State Mont Alto. **** 10K: After registering, you must drive about 3 miles to the "Smoke" Zimmerman XC Ski Area. The 5K loop here is on natural surface trail. After doing the 5K loop, you must drive about 7.5 miles to Mont Alto State Park for the second 5K loop. This is the same trail that the 5K walk uses.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Underground Railroad
Start Times: Walk Dawn to Dusk
Location: Rutter's Store #5
Start Point / Driving Directions: 6837 Lincoln Way East; Fayetteville, PA, 17222;717-401-0626*****From I-81 in Chambersburg, take Lincoln Way East/US-30 East towards Gettysburg for 6 miles. Rutters is on the left at the intersection of US-30 and PA-997 South.*****From the Square in Gettysburg, take Chambersburg St/US-30 West towards Chambersburg for 17 miles. Rutters is on the right at the intersection of US-30 and PA-997 South. **** Start box is in the dining area.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: Rutters is open 7x24. **** Mont Alto State Park is the oldest and one of the smallest Pennsylvania State Parks. **** These trails should not be done when snow is on the ground. The 5K loop at the "Smoke" Zimmerman XC Ski Area should not be done during deer hunting season (Nov 26 - Dec 8). ***** "B" award is patch featuring a groundhog. **** Highly recommend you purchase lunch at Rutter's and have a picnic at the park. **** Qualifies for the Pennsylvania Counties Program for Franklin County.
Host Club: Keystone State Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511
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