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Trailside Lodging Opens in McKeesport

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On Friday, July 8, Trail Town McKeesport opened the McKeesport Hostel in Gergely Riverfront Park. The new hostel fills the much needed amenity of inexpensive lodging in McKeesport for those riding on the Great Allegheny Passage. The new hostel is operated by the McKeesport Trail Commission. The hostel was formerly used as a snack bar. Now, this building has four … Continue reading

River, Trail, Tranquility

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The Erie to Pittsburgh Trail has brought many visitors to the valley along the Allegheny River. This historic region offers itself to recreation at its finest. Forest, streams and mountains create many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The trail finds its way to Emlenton, Pa. which happens to be the birth place of natural gas in America. Emlenton is a … Continue reading

Creative Concepts Along The Erie to Pittsburgh Trail “The Chicken Coop – Studio 306”

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Trail users enjoy the beauty and recreation of the Oil Region’s trails and now these cyclists will have the opportunity to enjoy art and educational workshops, lectures, and small events at “The Chicken Coop- Studio 306”, located in the historic old Crawford school building known as’ The Crawford Center” – 511 Hill Street, Emlenton, Pa. 16373. “The Chicken Coop – … Continue reading

Fall Trail Town Workshops!

The Trail Town Program® is happy to announce our fall Trail Town Workshops. There will be two workshops held over two weeks covering various topics. Monday, November 9th – Crawford Center, Emlenton, PA – FREE Trip Planning and Marketing – 1:30 – 4:30pm Registration will begin at 1pm. This workshop will feature speakers from, Venture Outdoors, Wilderness Voyagers, Allegheny Outfitters, … Continue reading

How To “Green” Your Business

Most of us realize that human consumption and waste has contributed to the environmental issues we see today. But just how bad are we Americans on the environment? First of all, we’re wasteful—a recent study from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory found that the US wastes as much as 61 percent of its energy. Second, we produce more than our … Continue reading