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Pennsylvania Seaway Trail

photo: Westbound on Pennsylvania Route 5, part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Photo by Doug Kerr.

Length: 46.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

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Location:
State(s): Pennsylvania
Counties:
Longitude: -79.85424
Latitude: 42.20908

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Description

The Great Lakes Seaway Trail is a 518 mile scenic driving route that follows the shores of Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario, and the St. Lawrence River in New York and Pennsylvania. One of the first roads in America to be designated as a National Scenic Byway, the Great Lakes Seaway Trail includes unique historical locations and cultural heritage sites in addition to outstanding views and scenic vistas.

The Great Lakes Seaway Trail connects unique destinations such as Presque Isle, Niagara Falls, and the Thousand Islands, the cities of Erie, Buffalo, Rochester, and Oswego, and charming waterfront towns and villages. Enjoy the scenic route on the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and experience the journey of a lifetime!

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1990

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Map: FHWA Great Lakes Seaway Trail - Pennsylvania Section

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
John Booser
PA Department of Transportation
1200 Transportation and Safety Bldg.
Harrisburg , PA 17120
(717) 772-1101

 

Photos

Westbound on Pennsylvania Route 5, part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Photo by Doug Kerr.

Westbound on Pennsylvania Route 5, part of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail. Photo by Doug Kerr.

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