Jack’s Narrows Mapleton Overlook

The Mapleton Overlook vista is in the Jack’s Narrows area where the Juniata River cuts through Jacks Mountain.  It is 1,000 feet above and 1.2 trail miles north of the Thousand Steps trailhead. From here you can see the small town of Mapleton, the Juniata River, Clear Ridge, Sideling Hill and Terrace Mountain.

The Mapleton Overlook vista can be accessed via the Thousand Steps Trail.


  • Nearest Town: Mapleton, PA, USA
  • Nearest Park: State Game Lands #112, Rothrock State Forest
  • Dog Friendly: Allowed but must climb 1,000 Steps.

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