Directions to Hoodlebug Trail parking areas

Written directions | Detailed trail map

IUP South Campus parking area from Route 119 North or South: Take the Wayne Avenue exit, located approximately two miles south of Indiana. Follow Wayne Avenue north to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Rose Street (notice Hoodlebug Trail trail head on your left, just past Hoss's Restaurant). Continue past the trailhead on Rose Street and take the next left onto Kolter Drive. Then turn left onto University Drive (look for the large red sculpture). Pass the first large parking lot. Turn left at the Continuing Education Computer Lab sign into the second large paved lot. Park here. To reach the trail, return to Rose Street and access the trail at the trailhead behind Hoss's. Restrooms are available near the ballfields adjacent to the parking lot.

IUP South Campus parking area from Route 422 East or West: Follow Route 422 to the Route 286 exit. At the end of the exit ramp, veer right onto Route 286 East. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Indian Springs Road (look for Eat-N-Park Restaurant on the right). At the second traffic light, turn left (north) onto Wayne Avenue. Follow Wayne Avenue approximately one mile. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Rose Street (notice the Hoodlebug Trail trailhead on your left, just past Hoss's Restaurant). Continue past the trailhead on Rose Street and take the next left onto Kolter Drive. Then turn left onto University Drive (look for the large red sculpture). Pass the first large parking lot. Turn left at the Continuing Education Computer Lab sign into the second large paved lot. Park here. To reach the trail, return to Rose Street and access the trail at the trailhead behind Hoss's. Restrooms are available near the ballfields adjacent to the parking lot.

Old Route 119 parking area: From Route 119 North or South, take the Wayne Avenue exit. Follow Wayne Avenue north to the first traffic light. Turn left onto old Route 119. Travel 1000' and turn left into the gravel lot. No restrooms are available at this location. Note: this parking lot is not indicated on the detailed trail map.

Floodway Park parking area: From Route 119, turn onto Route 56 West in Homer City. Turn right (north) onto Main Street. Follow Main Street through one traffic light and across the Yellow Creek bridge. The park is visible on the right just past the bridge. Parking is available near the pavilion. Access the trail by the Homer Center Historical Society caboose. Restrooms available (closed in winter)

Red Barn Access Area: From Route 119, turn onto Route 56 West in Homer City. Turn left on Main Street. Follow Main Street 0.7 mile to Kassal Street. Turn right on Kassal Street and follow to Red Barn Road. Turn right on Red Barn Road then quickly turn left onto Boosters Drive. Follow Boosters Drive until the Red Barn Access Area is visible on the right. A small pavilion and picnic table are available at this location. No restrooms are available.

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