News

New Park Construction to Begin Near DCNR Trail Gap

Construction of a new community park is set to begin this summer in Richland Township, Bucks County. Read More

Public Weighs in on Trails in Unami Hills

On  May 11, 2017, the Natural Lands Trust held a Public Meeting at the Upper Salford Township Building to discuss the Fulshaw Craeg Preserve. Read More

Highlands Trail Stewards Volunteer in Richland Township

The volunteer Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Stewards installed directional signage on the PHTN in the Quakertown area. Read More

West Rockhill Talks PHTN

The West Rockhill Township Spring 2017 Newsletter includes a great article on the progress of the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network in upper Bucks County. Read More

AMC and Lehigh University Partner on the PHTN

The Appalachian Mountain Club has once again partnered with Lehigh University to produce interpretive signage along the Saucon Rail Trail. Read More

PA Highlands Trail Stewards in the News

A recent article in the Bucks County Herald covers the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network project and the PA Highlands Trail Stewards. Read More

AMC Teams with Boy Scouts on PHTN Project

The Appalachian Mountain Club recently teamed with a Quakertown area Boy Scout Troop to support the construction of trail amenities along the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network. Read More

Perkasie Receives $50K for Liberty Bell Trail Study

Recently, DCNR announced that the Borough of Perkasie will receive a $50,000 grant to prepare a trail study for the Liberty Bell Trail in Perkasie, Sellersville, East Rockhill Township, West Rockhill Township, Richland Township and Quakertown Borough. Read More

Coopersburg Receives $939K for new Saucon Rail Trail Links

Coopersburg will receive just under a $1 million in federal funds to develop a trail connection to the Saucon Rail Trail, PennDOT recently announced. Read More

2016 Greenways and Trails Summit

The 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit was held mid-September at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Read More

Bucks County Rail Trail Open House

On October 19th, 2016 the Bucks County Planning Commission held an open house to provide the public with information on the proposed 3.3-mile Upper Bucks Rail Trail. The event was hosted at Richland Township Fire and Rescue in partnership with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), Springfield and Richland Townships, as well as Quakertown Borough. Read More

Bethlehem Launching Free Bike Share Modeled on Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill

The City of Bethlehem has announced  a free bike bike share program to launch in July of 2016. Read More