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NOTE: The new trail bridge at Big Spring Rd. in Newville is NOT open to the public.  Please do not trespass on the bridge until it is officially opened.


Cumberland Valley Rail Trail status (April 2017)

Shippensburg extension
Shippensburg Township Park trailhead to N. Earl St., Shippensburg: Opening 4/23/17 (0.9 miles)
Main trail
Shippensburg Township Park to Newville trailhead: Open to the public, dawn-to-dusk (9.4 miles)
Newville extension
  • Phase I (Newville trailhead to Centerville Rd): Opening April 19, 2017 (0.5 miles)
  • Phase II (underpass at Centerville Rd.): Opening end of June, 2017 (proposed; 0.1 miles)
  • Phase III (Centerville Rd. to Mt. Rock Rd.): Opening Fall 2017 (proposed; 1.0 miles)
  • Phase IV (Mt. Rock Rd. to Green Hill Rd.): Opening Spring 2018 (proposed; 1.0 miles)
Green Hill Rd. to Springview Rd.
Closed to the public for the foreseeable future; includes several properties in private ownership
Springview Rd. to McAllister Church Rd.
Opening Fall 2018 (proposed; 2.4 miles)
McAllister Church Rd. to 1 mile east of McAllister Church Rd.
Closed to the public for the foreseeable future; includes several properties in private ownership
Allen Rd. Mile
1 mile east of McAllister Church Rd. to Allen Rd.: Open to the public (1 mile)
West End Trail
Carlisle Borough; Allen Rd. to Valley Meadows park: Open to the public by the end of June 2017 (proposed; 1.7 miles)