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Address: 23 McFarland St, Newville, PA 17241-1534
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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.

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Charlie S
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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.

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Thank Charlie S
Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 7 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 for a little maintenance. There's some parking at the Newville end, as well as a... More 

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Thank Nellie727
Newville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

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

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Thank roxannmckee
Newville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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 department of transportation leases the paved portion of the trail which is about 3/4 of... More 

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Thank David E
PA
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Reviewed 6 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 few roads that you cross over, so you have to be careful for traffic but... More 

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Thank maxpaste
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 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.

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Thank lauralizzy76
Newville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

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

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Thank Haydee G
Newville, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

My family loves the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail. We use the trail for walking, biking and running. It is a perfect place for little ones to learn to bike. The trail is relatively flat with minimal road crossings, so your little speed demons can dart ahead from time to time. We have also spotted wildlife on the trail including a... More 

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Thank Andrea G
Newville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Love the rail trail. The head of the trail is just out of downtown Newville. At the head there is a nice area for parking, picnic tables and bathrooms. The trail runs 11 miles to shippensburg, running through beautiful farm areas and wooded areas filled with beautiful birds and wildlife. Safe area for walking/biking, no traffic, although you do cross... More 

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Thank reniec29
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, United States
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Very nice trail. Level, crushed gravel. Shaded & open areas. The trailheads at Newville & Shippensburg were very nice with lots of parking, shaded picnic tables. Every person we passed said HELLO! We casually biked the trail over 2 days, starting from Shippensburg first & Newville second, using the picnic grove in Oakville for our lunches. Oakville does not have... More 

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