Current Trail Status

The following information represents the current trail status along the Mason-Dixon Trail as reported by users and posted by our maintainers. The reference mile markers given are from the M-DT 2016 Map Set:

Map 1- Appalachian Trail at Whiskey Spring, PA to Pinchot State Park, PA.
Issue Date: 10-13-2016
Location: New Detour for Century LA Bridge, PA Closure at Mile 5.8
Comments: Franklin Township, PA BOS has granted permission for the M-DT to temporarily re-route the trail through Franklin Township Park, PA until the Century LA bridge is rebuilt. Click/Tap Here for a map of this re-route. Click/Tap Here for a description.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 10-13-2016

Map 2- Pinchot Park at Squire Gratz Road, PA to Wago Junction at the Susquehanna River, PA.
No Issues Reported

Map 3- Wago Junction at the Susquehanna River, PA to Trinity Church Road South of Wrightsville, PA.
Issue Date: 12-18-2015
Location: Low Water Trail within Wrightsville, PA
Comments: There is now an alternative low water route for the Mason-Dixon Trail within Wrightsville, PA. This route takes the trail off of roads and closer to the Susquehanna River for a few blocks.
Click/Tap Here for a description of this low water route.
Click/Tap Here for a map of this low water route.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 12-19-2015

Map 4- Trinity Church Road South of Wrightsville, PA to Otter Creek Campground, PA.
No Issues Reported

Map 5- Otter Creek Campground, PA to PA - MD State Line
Issue Date: 09-29-2015
Location: Annual Trail Closure between SGL83 and Bare RD, PA
Comments: The Mason-Dixon Trail along the power line right-of-way from PA State Game Lands 83 boundary to Bare Road (Map 5) will be closed due to hunting from October 1 to December 31, annually. The recommended rerouting for that period of time is to follow PA425 to Indian Steps Rd, follow Indian Steps Rd to PA425 and then to Newcut Rd. Click Here for a map of the temporary re-route.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 09-30-2015

Issue Date: 06-08-2016
Location: You MUST Call Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant Security...
Comments: ...before you will be hiking the M-DT between Lay RD and Burk RD near the Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant, Delta, PA. The phone number is 717-456-4212. Also have a picture ID ready to show if you are approached by guards. If you do not call in advance of hiking in this area and/or have a photo ID you may be subject to detainment and/or arrest for trespassing.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 06-09-2016

Map 6- PA - MD State Line to Quarry Road North of Havre de Grace, MD.
No Issues Reported

Map 7- Havre de Grace, MD to North East, MD
Issue Date: 08-24-2016
Location: M-DT Route through Perryville, MD
Comments: The M-DT through Perryville, MD was recently re-blazed and the trail descriptions W->E miles 2.5-5.0 and E->W miles 8.9 to 10.9 have been updated. Click/Tap Here for Details.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 08-24-2016

Map 8- North East, MD to Pleasant Valley Road, DE
No Issues Reported

Map 9- Pleasant Valley Road, DE to White Clay Creek Preserve at London Tract Road, DE.
Issue Date: 12-15-2016
Location: Annual Trail Closure within WCCSP, DE
Comments: Within White Clay Creek State Park, DE the following trails will be closed during the November 11-19, December 15-17, and January 14-21 shotgun deer hunting seasons: Mason-Dixon Trail between Creek Road and Wells Field, Mason-Dixon Trail between the intersection of Wedgewood Road / Creek Road and Wells Field. Click/Tap Here for a map of the affected area.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 12-15-2016

Map 10- White Clay Creek Preserve at London Tract Road, DE to Chadds Ford, PA.
Issue Date: 10-30-2016
Location: Annual Trail Closure Along Cossart RD, PA during December and January
Comments: On Map 10 at miles 14.3 W->E or 0.2 E->W please stay on Fairville RD between the M-DT eastern terminus and PA52 during December and January annually due to hunting. Click/Tap Here for a map of this affected area.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 10-31-2016

Issue Date: 02-19-2017
Location: M-DT Blocked at Auburn Hts, DE / State Line Woods, PA Border
Comments: We have been informed that, after a survey, a private land owner has closed the M-DT as well as other trails near the PA/DE border. For more information and a suggested detour, please Click/Tap Here.
Submitted by: MBC
Submit Date: 02-19-2017

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