Published May 20, 2014
We're grateful to our friends with the Cumberland Valley Appalachian Trail Club (CVATC) for keeping us posted about news regarding a closure in their area.
Sources in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, PA, say a portion of Bernheisel Bridge Road near the Scott Farm Appalachian Trail Work Center will be closed beginning June 9, 2014 for approximately 6-10 weeks.
They will be putting up netting to prevent rocks from falling off the side of the hill onto the road. The portion to be closed will be just south of the bridge near the Scott Farm where the Appalachian Trail (AT) crosses the Conidiguinet Creek and extending south up the hill to the north side of Green Hill Road.
The Appalachian Trail itself WILL NOT be affected and will not be rerouted. Access, however, to the Scott Farm -- a popular parking lot for day and section hikers on the AT -- WILL be affected.
Here are some suggested alternate ways to get to the Scott Farm during this road closure.
Tags: Attractions, Appalachian Trail, Appalachian Trail Clubs, Closures, and Cumberland Valley Appalachian Trail Club
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