THE STANDING STONE TRAIL

May 18, 2019

Two day, one night backpacking trip of approximately 20 total miles split equally over 2 days on the Standing Stone Trail in Huntingdon County.  Be prepared for stunning panaroma views, including The Throne Room and The Hall of the Mountain King, on this section of the...

April 7, 2019

IT'S TIME TO SPRUCE UP THE THOUSAND STEPS FOR SPRING!
We plan to do clean up the Dinky House, work on water mitigation, and do a small scale trash pick up.  More specifically, we will be raking leaves out of the dinky house, filling in the engine pit in the dinky house...

April 6, 2019

The Standing Stone Trail Club annual spring membership meeting was held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00 am - noon at the Rothrock State Forest District / DCNR building in Huntingdon, PA.

The public was welcome to attend.

Spring 2019 Meeting Agenda HERE

January 27, 2019

Meet at the game lands access area at the intersection of State Gamelands Road and Mill Creek Hollow Road. (Google 40.519023, -77.884778)

This hike is about 3.5 miles over rolling terrain away from the ridge of Stone Mountain. The hike starts at the large parking...

November 4, 2018

9:00am - 1:00pm. We are adding one more work day at Thousand Steps for the year as we plan to do graffiti removal, water mitigation, and trash pick up. All ability levels are welcomed and for the most hearty, we plan to walk the ravine along the steps to gather trash....

October 14, 2018

10:00am - 2:00pm

This is a five mile hike starting at the parking lot in front of the Greenwood Furnace State Park office. We will do a loop consisting of Monsell Trail -> Lorence Trail -> Turkey Trail -> Standing Stone Trail to lead us back. Several years ago, the Stan...

October 7, 2018


9:00am to 12:00pm. It's time for a Fall Cleaning at the Thousand Steps! Let's get the Thousand Steps ready for the busy fall hiking season with a community trash pick up day hosted by the Standing Stone Trail Club. Meet at the information kiosk about 200 yards above R...

September 3, 2018

9:00am - 2:00pm. We will work on maintaining the corridor for the steps by doing maintenance to preventative cribbing next to the steps. Meet at 9am at the interpretive kiosk about 100 yards up the stairs from the parking lot on Route 22. Bring work gloves, snacks, and...

May 12, 2018

10:00am - 2:00pm. Standing Stone Trail Hike - Frew Road Crossing to State Game Land Access Road.
This hike will be about 6 miles or 10 kilometers and will start where the SST crosses Frew Road, continue through Rocky Ridge Natural Area, and finish at the parking lot of...

May 6, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm. Our main goals to accomplish are to work on raking leaves out of the dinky house, to fill in the engine pit in the dinky house, clear springs next to the dinky house of leaves and blockage, and to lop branches from trees and clear away foliage as neede...