Trail Guide

South Park | Montour Connector Trail

4 miles | Moderate-to-Difficult    Download this trail guide

This crushed gravel, unblazed trail is family-friendly and two miles long each way (four miles out and back). It meanders through the woods, into a quiet valley with a stream crossing before it connects to the Montour Trail. Park at the Game Preserve parking lot on Sesqui Drive and look for the trailhead to the right of the bike racks. This trail is not a loop, so it can be shortened by turning back at any time. You will meander up and down through mixed woodlands. Early on the trail you will cross through a driveway for a parking lot which divides the trail. Once you pass the model air field, the trail is a continuous downhill path to the creek, with elevation changes between 8-15%. As you travel along the lower sections of the creek, keep your eye out for an old stone quarry where the stone for sites like the Vale of Cashmere, the Cascades and many of the original shelters was quarried. Be prepared for an uphill journey on the way back. This trail is mostly shaded but does have some sunnier spots along the way.

Note: The trail is family-friendly for walking only and rated as moderate. When biking, the trail becomes more difficult to navigate due to the elevation changes and some uneven areas of the trail.

Settlers Cabin Park Montour Trail Map
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South Park Montour Trail bridge
South Park Montour Trail bike path

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