The LT is blazed with yellow disks having red LT letters in the center. Most of the Loyalsock Trail is located within the Loyalsock State Forest, with the remainder on private land. The LT follows mountain ridges and streams through the Loyalsock Creek watershed as it travels through the woods on footpaths, old logging roads and abandoned railroad grades. It passes through parts of the Loyalsock State Forest for most of its 59.21 miles. The extremes of elevation are 665' at its lowest, and 2140' at its highest.