Segment #6 Conewago Trail Gap - Northwest River Trail

An approximately 4.8 mile trail gap on the Conewago Recreation Trail needs to be developed in order to connect to the Northwest River Trail.  

Northwest River Trail

This planning segment of the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) includes the scenic 15.1 mile Northwest River Trail that follows the east bank of the Susquehanna River. The Northwest River Trail is planned to run from Falmouth, Lancaster County south to Columbia. The trail is fully developed from Bainbridge to Columbia. At Columbia, the trail will cross the Susquehanna River and connect to the Mason Dixon Trail. For more information and to view the Trail Section pages, zoom-in and hover over the trail map; click the pointer and when the information box pops up, click on “Read More,” or follow these links: Northwest River Trail; Conewago Trail (Gap).

 

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Highlands Organizations submit letter requesting FY21 Federal Funding

Organizations in the four-state Highlands region, the PA Highlands Coalition, Appalachian Mountain Club, and partners worked together to submit FY21 federal appropriations requests on behalf of the federal Highlands program, a program of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition to host Webinar on Kittatinny Ridge, Global Important Bird Area

On Monday, April 6th, 2020 at 1:00pm, esteemed panelists will join the PA Highlands Coalition to host the webinar “Protection of the Kittatinny Ridge: A Global Important Bird Area.” Read More

AMC Advocates for the Delaware River Watershed in Washington DC

On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 Appalachian Mountain Club joined advocates from the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed (CDRW) for the Coalition’s annual Hill Day event. Read More

Construction Begins on Upper Bucks Rail Trail

The Upper Bucks Rail Trail is now in the construction phase. The project, located in Springfield and Richland Townships, will cover three miles of unused railbed from Veterans Park in Richland to just outside Coopersburg, in Springfield Township. Read More