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Upcoming Healthy Adams County Events

Winter Fitness Hikes

Hike your way to better health and stave off the cold-weather blues with Healthy Adams County’s guided Winter Fitness Hikes! Hiking is a great aerobic activity. These fully-guided hikes are open to beginner and seasoned hikers; we will take breaks as necessary and maintain a moderate group pace. Safety and support are top priorities, and we will practice Leave No Trace outdoor ethics.


Hikes step off at 1:30 p.m. Please register prior to start of hike.


Sunday, Nov. 17 - Mont Alto State Park with Penn State Mont Alto Forestry Professors

The park is located at Rocky Mountain Rd. S (PA 233) in Mont Alto and can be reached by going south on PA 233 from Caledonia State Park for seven miles or by traveling north on PA 233 one mile from the town of Mont Alto. Hikers should meet at the pavilion across from the parking lot. The hike will be 3.5 miles and is rated as moderately difficult. There will be an optional 2.5 miles of challenging, hilly hiking following completion of the 3.5 mile hike.


Sunday, Dec. 1 - Mount St. Mary's Elizabeth DiNunzio Trail

Meet at the intersection of Parking Lots A and B by the Athletic Center located at 16300 Emmitsburg Rd. in Emmitsburg, Md.  From Interstate 15, the location is two miles south of the Pa. border, take a left on College Lane and proceed to parking lots.  The trail, rated easy, is relatively flat and is constructed of either gravel or sidewalk.