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Capital Area Green Belt – Trail Directions

 

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Greenbelt Directions (Clockwise) – 2015

PP – paved path GP – gravel path PR – public road PB – pedestrians/bicycles only
K – kiosk PA – parking area RA – rest area 0.00 mi – section distance

Points
Riverfront Park/North Harrisburg/Susquehanna Township
Total Distance
G1
From the Walnut St. Bridge follow the path along Second St. to Vaughn St. [PP, PB, 3.17 mi]
3.17 mi
G2
At Vaughn St. turn right and go to Green St. [PR, 0.21 mi]
3.38 mi
G3
At Green St. turn left and go to the Green St. Extension [PR, 0.75 mi]
4.13 mi
G4
At the Green St. Extension turn right and go to Sixth St. [PR, 0.20 mi]
4.33 mi
G5
At Sixth St. turn left and go to Lucknow St. [PR, 0.88 mi]
5.21 mi
G6
At Lucknow St. turn right and go to Kaby St. [PR, 0.04 mi]
5.25 mi
G7
At Kaby St. turn left and go to Linglestown Rd. [PR, 0.24 mi]
5.49 mi
G8
At Linglestown Rd. turn right and go to the Industrial Rd. traffic light [PR, 0.15 mi]
5.64 mi
Points
Wildwood Park/HAAC/ Farm Show Complex
Total Distance
G9
At Industrial Road turn right and go to the Wildwood Park entrance [PR, 0.20 mi]
5.84 mi
G10
At the park entrance turn left onto the path and go to Wildwood Way [PP, PB, PA, RA, K, 1.68 mi]
7.52 mi
G11
Take Wildwood Way to Industrial Road [PR, PA, RA, 0.47 mi]
7.99 mi
G12
At Industrial Road turn left onto path and go to where the path curves left [PP, PB, RA, PA, 0.57 mi]
8.56 mi
G13
At curve follow path to HACC Parking Lot 4 [PP, PB, 0.12 mi]
8.68 mi
G14
At Parking Lot 4 go straight to a stop sign [PR, 0.06 mi]
8.74 mi
G15
At stop sign turn left and go to the Service Road Circle [PR, 0.08 mi]
8.82 mi
G16
At the Service Road Circle go right to Alumni Dr. [PR, 0.24 mi]
9.06 mi
G17
At Alumni Dr. turn left and go to HAAC Dr. [PR, 0.11 mi]
9.17 mi
G18
At HAAC Dr. turn right and go to Wildwood Park Dr. traffic light [PR, 0.28 mi]
9.23 mi
G19
At Wildwood Park Dr. traffic light follow path along the north side and then the east side of the Farm Show Complex to the Cameron Street Underpass [PP, PB, RA, 0.49 mi]
9.72 mi
Points
GSA Annex Complex/Harrisburg/Susquehanna Township
Total Distance
G20
At the underpass go under Cameron St. and follow the path to S. Circle Dr. [PP, GP, PB, 0.23 mi]
9.95 mi
G21
At S. Circle Dr. follow path to Sycamore Dr. /Pine Dr. [PP, PB, K, 0.44 mi]
{At Sycamore/Pine go left on path along Sycamore Dr. to the Asylum Run Link; the link follows Asylum Run to Veterans Park [PB,PP, K, 1.41 mi/11.73 mi]; a future link will extend the path to Andrea Avenue}
10.39 mi
G22
At Sycamore Dr./Pine Dr. turn right and go to Pine Dr./Stanley Dr. [PP, PB, K, 0.31 mi]
10.70 mi
G23
At Pine Dr. /Stanley Dr. go straight to the East Harrisburg Cemetery [PR, PP, 0.47 mi]
11.17 mi
G24
Pass through cemetery to exit onto Edgemont Road [PP, K, 0.22 mi]
11.39 mi
G25
At Edgemont Rd. turn right and go to Herr St. [PP, PB, 0.16 mi]
11.55 mi
G26
At Herr St. cross to N. Parkway Dr. and go to State St. /Walnut St. [PR, 0.35 mi]
11.90 mi
Points
Reservoir Park/Penbrook/Paxtang
Total Distance
G27
At the State St/Walnut St. traffic light cross to National Civil War Museum Dr. and go to the
Reservoir Park exit at Rivington Terrace [PR, 0.50 mi]
12.40 mi
G28
At Rivington Terrace take Parkway Blvd. to 28th St. /Market St. /Paxtang Parkway [PR, 0.34 mi]
12.74 mi
G29
Take the Paxtang Parkway to Derry St. [PP, PB, K, PA, 1.36 mi]
14.10 mi
G30
At Derry St. turn left and go to Paxtang Avenue traffic light [PR, 0.18 mi]
14.28 mi
G31
At the Paxtang Ave. traffic light turn right and go to Park View Lane [PR, 0.32 mi]
14.60 mi
Points
Swatara Township/South Harrisburg/Riverfront Park
Total Distance
G32
At Park View Lane turn right and go to Paxton St./32nd St. traffic light [PR , GP,0.13 mi]
14.73 mi
G33
At the traffic light cross Paxton St. and follow path to SR 441 [PP, PB, K, 0.39 mi]
15.12 mi
G34
Cross SR441 and follow the Cameron Parkway to the 19th St. Underpass [PP, PB, PA, K, 0.92 mi]
16.04 mi
G35
At the 19th St. Underpass follow the Cameron Parkway to Cameron St. [PP, PB, K, [ 0.75 mi]
16.79 mi
G36
Cross Cameron St. and follow path to an access road for the AMES plant [GP, PB, K, PA, 0.27 mi]
17.06 mi
G37
From the access road follow the path to the I-83 Bridge [GP, PB, K, PA, PR, 1.22 mi]
18.28 mi
G38
At the I-83 Bridge go down the ramp to the path along the river and go to the ramp just before the railroad bridge at the north end of Shipoke [PP, PB, 0.43 mi]
18.71 mi
G39
Go up the ramp and turn right onto the path and go to Mile 0 at the Market St. Bridge [PP, PB, 0.48 mi]
19.19 mi

Notes:

  1. The directions were done for bicycle riders. In some sections there are alternative paths for pedestrians.
  2. The User Map was updated in April of 2015.
  3. Join The Capital Area Greenbelt Association.