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      Michaux State Forest encompasses more than 85,500 acres in the South Mountain area of Cumberland, Franklin and Adams counties. Considered Pennsylvania's "cradle of forestry," Michaux is the site of first forestry school, Mont Alto. The forest is named for the French botanist, Andre Michaux, who discovered and named many plants in the 18th century.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Open on Nov 24, 2017

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,856
      State Ranking
      #38
      Trails
      24
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,340 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,706 ft
      Total Vertical
      717 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      122

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