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Hiking at Keystone State Park

8 miles of trails

The trails are open year-round for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. All trails are rated from easiest to more difficult hiking with parking available at most of the trailheads. All trails are foot traffic only, except for Lakeside Trail, which is open to biking.

Davis Run Trail

3 miles, easiest hiking

This trail meanders through wetlands before reaching an upland forest of mixed conifers and mature hardwoods. Along part of the trail, the conifers form a scenic tunnel.

Lakeside Loop

2.2 miles, easiest hiking

This loop goes around the lake on park roads and walkways. This scenic and fairly level path offers an excellent view of waterfowl and other aquatic life. Bikes are permitted.

McCune Run Trail

0.5 mile, easiest hiking

This short trail leads to an abandoned beaver pond and a wetland meadow. The trail crosses over the remnants of an old beaver dam and connects to Davis Run Trail.

Pine Trail

0.3 mile loop, easiest hiking

This trail loops through plantations of red, white, and table mountain pine trees. About halfway through the trail, hikers can view farm fields and large chestnut oak trees.

Stone Lodge Trail

1.5 miles, easiest to more difficult hiking

The path starts from the James A. Kell Visitor Center parking lot. This challenging walk starts with a fairly steep climb that winds through hardwoods to ridgetop conifers. Keen-eyed hikers can find remnants of an old springhouse and homestead by large hemlock trees.

Strawcutter Trail

0.6 mile, easiest hiking

This trail connects Davis Run and McCune Run trails.