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York Heritage Rail Trail County Park

York County, Pennsylvania

The steam engine

Photo: The steam engine "York" a replica of a Civil Ware era steam engine, on the North Central Rail Road (their only regular engine) in Hanover Junction, York County, Pennsylvania. Photographer: wikipedia username: smallbones, 2013 (own work), [public domain]; accessed October, 2022.

The Heritage Rail Trail covers more than 175 acres and is 21 miles long [see MAP]. The trail welcomes hikers, joggers, bicyclists and horseback riders. York County Department of Parks sponsors a variety of activities including the 12-15 mile Sunset Scramble Bike Ride, the Moonlight Bike Ride, as well as various Senior Excursions. Phone 717-840-7440 for details and schedules. (Photo: an Antique Store along the Trail in Railroad Boro Historic District.)