Conestoga Trail

Conestoga Trail

Conestoga Trail System
Length 63 mi (101 km)
Location Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Trailheads Horse-Shoe Trail
Mason-Dixon Trail
Use Hiking
Hiking details
Trail difficulty Moderate to Strenuous
Season Year-round

The Conestoga Trail System is an orange-blazed hiking trail that stretches 63 miles (101 km) through Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.[1] The trail begins in the Furnace Hills about 16 miles (26 km) north of the city of Lancaster, where it intersects the Horse-Shoe Trail. It then winds its way south along various creeks through central Lancaster and County Central Park. From there it turns southwest to pass through the scenic and rather challenging river hills before crossing the Susquehanna River to reach the Mason-Dixon Trail in York County.


  1. ^ Backpacking Pennsylvania: 37 Great Hikes, Mitchell, Stackpole Books, 2004, ISBN 0-8117-3180-4

External links

  • Lancaster Hiking Club
  • Conestoga Trail map