• Follow the Signs

    Follow the Signs

    This sign, along route PA414, marks the trailhead for the Golden Eagle Trail. A short walk up an entrance trail along Bonnel Run connects your to the GET proper.
  • The Ravenshorn

    The Ravenshorn

    Breathtaking views down the Pine Creek Valley await you from the Ravenshorn. Look to your left to take in the views of the Wolf Run valley as well. Be careful in late summer as the Ravenshorn is a favorite spot for rattlesnakes to sun themselves.
  • Looking Out Towards Beuhlah Land

    Looking Out Towards Beuhlah Land

    Approximately half way through the Golden Eagle Trail circuit hike is where you will find the Beuhlah Land vista. Stop hear to refresh yourself, take a break and enjoy the view towards the old farmlands of Beuhlah Land.
  • Hiking Along Wolf Run

    Hiking Along Wolf Run

    Wolf Run, along with Bonnel Run, are the two streams that the Golden Eagle Trail parallels. Wolf Run runs clear and swift year round with the possibility of providing hikers with wet feet during the spring. Make sure to check out the artifacts of times gone by when hiking along Wolf Run.
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Golden Eagle Trail

"The Golden Eagle Trail may be the best day hike in Penn's Woods" - Tom Thwaites, 50 Hikes In Central Pennsylvania.

I think that quote pretty much sums up the Golden Eagle Trail. Located between the towns of Slate Run and Cammal in North Central Pennsylvania, the Golden Eagle Trail offers some amazing views of the Pine Creek valley. This trail, like the Black Forest Trail just to it's north, is blazed orange and, at just a little over 9 miles, makes for an invigorating hike any time of the year.



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Also located near the Golden Eagle Trail is the 3 mile out-and-back Bob Webber trail. Ascending the south mountain of Wolf Run, this short hike is very strenuous, but offers an amazing view from the vista at the top. If you enjoyed hiking any part of the Black Forest Trail then you'll like the Golden Eagle Trail and the Bob Webber Trail as well.

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2.69230769231 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 2.69 (13 Votes)

Continuing the tradition of hiking the Golden Eagle Trail every three years, this hike on the GET was done in early May. Spring was late in coming this year, but there were some spring flowers blooming on the trail. And of course the views from the Ravenshorn and the Beulah Land Vista always make this for a rewarding hike.


0.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 0.50 (3 Votes)

From the Ravenshorn on the Golden Eagle Trail, a large clearing can be seen on top of the mountain across Wolf Run. This clearing is called the Wolf Run Bald Vista and is accessed via the Bob Webber Trail. The Bob Webber Trail is an out-and-back hike of 3.5 miles. With trailhead access at the Ross Run Access parking area along route PA414, this is where Mike and I parked our car to hike the Bob Webber trail and see the views from the Wolf Run Bald Vista for ourselves.


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My first hike on the Golden Eagle Trail was in 2005. Three years later, in 2008, I hiked the Golden Eagle Trail for my second time. When offered a chance to do this hike again with some friends, I realized that a pattern was starting to form: a hike on the Golden Eagle Trail every three years. It looked like I was starting a new hiking tradition.


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Located just north of Cammal Pennsylvania, on route PA414, is the challenging Golden Eagle Trail. Tom Thwaites in his book 50 Hikes of Central Pennsylvania called the Golden Eagle "the most beautiful day hike in Pennsylvania". After hiking this trail, I think you'll agree with this assessment. With two breathtaking vistas, two pristine mountain streams, and a challenging climb, the Golden Eagle Trail has a lot to offer for the day hiker.


2.80434782609 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 2.80 (23 Votes)

Located just north of Cammal Pennsylvania, on route 414, is the challenging Golden Eagle Trail. Coming in at just under ten miles, the Golden Eagle Trail, or GET as it is commonly called, makes for a strenuous but rewarding day hike. Tom Thwaites in his book 50 Hikes of Central Pennsylvania called the Golden Eagle "the most beautiful day hike in Pennsylvania", and though I have limited hiking experience, I would have to wholeheartedly agree with him.