Volunteer Highlands Trail Stewards

The Highlands Trail Stewards is an all-volunteer group of men and women who dedicate some of their time to develop and maintain trails along the Highlands Trail network in Pennsylvania. Most of their work is focused on the eastern end of the Highlands Trail, primarily in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Examples of Trail Stewards work projects include developing new trails, clearing debris from trails, improving trail drainage, blazing new trails, and installing trail signage.  Interested in joining? Fill out the form below!

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COVID-19 Impact Report finds Increased Use on Trails in the PA Highlands and across the state

In early June 2020, Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) released its report The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Non-motorized Trails: Increased Use, Added Strain, and a Newfound Appreciation, which includes feedback from PA Highlands trail managers. Read More

Upcoming Webinar: PA Highlands Coalition to host "Discover the Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania"

On Thursday, August 6th, 2020 at 2pm, Appalachian Mountain Club staff will present the Highlands Region interactive map and Highlands StoryMap during the upcoming webinar. Read More

US Senate Passed the Great American Outdoors Act

The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) passed the Senate on June 17th, 2020 by a wide bipartisan margin, 73-25! Read More

Recorded Webinar: "In Defense of Public Lands: Some Lessons on its Biological, Economic, and Social Value"

Watch the webinar from early June 2020 hosted by the PA Highlands Coalition, which featured Author and Professor of Political Science Steven Davis. Read More