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Cumberland Valley Rail Trail

23 McFarland St, Newville, PA 17241-1534
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Very nice rail trail

We rode our bicycles on the CVRT today. A: it is a beautifully maintained trail, and we saw... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Lots of great walking options!

The Cumberland Valley Rail Trail is well maintained, and an excellent place to walk. I... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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“township park” (2 reviews)
“shippensburg” (12 reviews)
“oakville” (5 reviews)
23 McFarland St, Newville, PA 17241-1534
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We rode our bicycles on the CVRT today. A: it is a beautifully maintained trail, and we saw bicyclists, runners, walkers and dogs walking the trail today. We did not see any horses, but the trail is built to accommodate horses too. B: there was...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The Cumberland Valley Rail Trail is well maintained, and an excellent place to walk. I particularly enjoy hiking with dogs on this Rail Trail. My favorite entry point is Oakville, but I also like starting at Shippensburg Township Park, and in Newville.

Thank ksammie3
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We took 5 of our grandchildren.children.on the trail with our bikes. It was nice.an flat for them to.ride. There ages were 5 to 11. We didn't have to worry about cars just other bikes and walkers. We even saw some squirrels,groundhogs and cows.

Thank joeydiehl
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to take the family for a bike ride. Easy access from route 641. Safe and sound for everyone that likes to ride bicycles.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We often ride our bicycles on the Cumberland Valley rail trail. It's mostly flat, with some short hills at the road crossings. Only a short portion, near the Newville trailhead, is paved; the rest is gravel/crushed stone. The surface is okay, but it's probably time...More

Thank Nellie727
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a very nice trial , it has black top and it goes from Newville to Shippensburg.. Nice smooth ride on bicycles

Thank roxannmckee
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This rail trail is our family's favorite place for a good walk or bike ride. We walk here many times a week. The trail goes from Newville all the way through Oakville to Shippensburg, but we mostly walk the trail head in Newville. The Pennsylvania...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We did this ride today, starting at the Newville start point and stopping at the Shippensburg Park location, which was a little over 9 miles. The ride is beautiful - no major hills, flat surface, well maintained, often shaded, and great scenery. There are a...More

Thank maxpaste
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

NicE Trail through the countryside/farm land. Needs some maintenance to fill areas that have ruts or wash out. Some areas (hills) are paved but the rest is small gravel. Generally not too busy. An occasionally horse on the horse trail.

Thank lauralizzy76
Reviewed 20 July 2016

children and grandchildren use it often - very safe you can also ride your horse run or bike - goes for miles nice view

Thank Haydee G
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