Segment #4 Hopewell Big Woods - Horse-Shoe Trail

This planning segment of the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) includes a planned 4.7 mile Hopewell Big Woods Trail and a 62.7 miles section of the Horse-Shoe Trail between French Creek State Park and the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail. Two miles of the Big Woods Trail has has been developed in Union Township. The Horse-Shoe Trail is a 140 mile hiking and equestrian trail established in 1935.

For more information and to view the Trail Section pages, zoom-in and hover over the above trail map; click the pointer and when the information box pops up click on “Read More.” Or follow these links: Horse-Shoe Trail Section Page; Hopewell Big Woods Trail (planned) Section Page

 

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Community Open House Addresses Trail Gap

On the evening of Monday, October 16th, members of the Tollgate Landing community met with AMC staff and representatives of Richland and Milford Townships to discuss the potential for a trail connection to a new park and Trumbauersville Elementary School. Read More

AMC Presents Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project

On Friday, September 22, 2017 members of the Appalachian Mountain Club staff presented the results of its Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Pilot Project to project stakeholders. Read More

Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Project Kick Off

The Appalachian Mountain Club is conducting an assessment of land conservation opportunities to assist in the protection of a high quality trail experience through a GIS-based analysis of viewsheds along the Circuit Trails. Read More

Congress Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Highlands Conservation Act

Federal support is key to the success of land conservation efforts. Legislation like the Highlands Conservation Act, originally passed in 2004, has been instrumental in preserving valuable resources throughout the Highlands region. While the original authorization has lapsed, efforts are underway in Congress to reauthorize this important program. Read More