Tioga Region Updates

Detour along SR 3009 through downtown Antrim

See Section 18 updates

Part of MST Section 18, km 0.92 to 7.13 NB (5.69 KM), on private property in Duncan Twp, Tioga County, is closed indefinitely due to heavy construction activity. (This is the same section that had the Oct 1-Jan 15 hunting season closure.) As during hunting season hikers will need to detour along SR 3009 through downtown Antrim, turning at the stone church to continue to follow SR 3009. We appreciate your understanding during this time and it is not known when the trail will be able to be reopened. (07/12)

Relocation North From Sand Run Falls

See Section 18 updates

Relocation north from Sand Run Falls through Dyke Creek is now blazed. Still unblazed roads north from State Forest for now. MST now passes PARKING on State Forest at Arnot Road 4 km east of former location with no parking by private land. Route is 6.4 km longer for the thru hiker.

Gas Drilling in the Tioga Region

Gas drilling and pipeline work is under way on private land in this section. At this time we think any interruptions in the route will be short term in nature and able to be detoured using the nearest road. Please download the current maps. Any particular concerns contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RV's Mountain Top Camp Ground Under New Ownership

See Section 20 updates

RV's Mt Top CG has changed hands and is now Tioga Heritage Campground with new phone number 570 835-5700.

Trail Reroute at Hiking Preserve

See Section 20 updates

Between campground/Scenic View Dr and Smith Hill Rd - No longer need to call ahead to hike, trail rerouted at hunting preserve.

Off Road Route Between Ridge Rd and Elkhorn Rd

See Section 20 updates

Off road route reopened between Ridge Rd and Elkhorn Rd. Can be steep and treacherous near unbridged stream. Closed Nov 15-Dec 15 for hunting.

Trailhead Parking Available Along Route US 6

See Section 18 updates

Parking available at River of Life church on US 6, milepost 228.5, except Sundays.

Off Road Route Between Mudge Rd. and US 6

See Section 18 updates

Off road route now open between Mudge Rd and US 6. Watch for unbridged streams. Parts closed Oct 15-Jan 15 for hunting.

Off Road Route Between Hills Creek SP and US 6

See Section 19 updates

Off road route now open between Hills Creek SP and US 6. Can be very wet at times. Parts closed Oct 15-Jan 15 for hunting.