Possum Trail

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1.4 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1.4
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Red Square
Other Map ID: 13


Can be reached via Shinny Trail. Closest access is 1.6 mi from the Jacob Fork parking area. The trail can be combined with Chestnut Knob Trail to make a 7.7 mile loop that is one of the most popular extended hikes in the park. Leaves the Shinny Creek riparian area and ascends sharply to the the higher areas of the park.

This trail is located in the South Mountains State Park area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the South Mountains State Park trails list page.



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Rick Wezowicz said: I came down this from the horse trail at the top and was amazed at the serious drop off right next to the trail. Have good shoes and be ready for quite a workout (up or down).

Monday, November 11 2019 9:33pm

Tony Lail said: a good trail , maybe a level two....be in good shape, especially if you loop this .....have never saw another hiker on this trail in four times now.....

Monday, September 16 2013 11:30pm
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