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Pennsylvania"s rail-trails

Tom Sexton

Pennsylvania"s rail-trails

by Tom Sexton

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Published by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in Washington DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Rail-trails -- Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.,
    • Pennsylvania -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom Sexton, Julie Larison, Bill Metzger.
      ContributionsLarison, Julie., Metzger, Bill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.P4 S49 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 105 p. :
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL879450M
      ISBN 100925794074
      LC Control Number95166777
      OCLC/WorldCa32621108

      Containing maps, photographs, trail descriptions and historical background, the 10th edition guidebook covers more than miles of rail-trail in Pennsylvania. Each trail description includes coordinates of latitude and longitude for at least one trailhead to help digital users find their way.   Explore 70 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across PennsylvaniaAll across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted into public multiuse trails. Here, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails, as well as other multiuse pathways, in Pennsylvania.

      In this newest addition to the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the Northeast\'s finest rail-trails. Rail-Trails Northeast\/I> covers one hundred of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania\'s rail-trails. With a rich industrial and passenger rail history, the Northeast is one of the densest rail-trail regions in the country. Explore the best trails in Reading, Pennsylvania on TrailLink. With more than Reading trails covering miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Palmer Township Recreation Trail (Towpath Bike Trail) or Schuylkill Valley Heritage Trail. View detailed trail descriptions, trail maps, reviews, photos, trail itineraries, directions and more on TrailLink.

      Product Information. Pennsylvania has over miles of Rail-Trails and growth continues This fourth edition of Pennsylvania's Rail-Trails is packed with information for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy railroad beds which have been converted into recreational ed are maps, directions, trail surface, permitted activities, mileage and the local contact person for each rail-trail. Rail-trails Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey | Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.


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Pennsylvania"s rail-trails by Tom Sexton Download PDF EPUB FB2

RTC publishes a series of excellent guidebooks covering rail-trails in various regions of the U.S. "Rail-Trails: Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York" is one of the best of the series.

That region is one of the densest rail-trail areas of the country/5(46). Pennsylvania Specialty Registration Plate for members of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a great way to show off your love of trails while supporting RTC's programs. Kindly send two separate checks, one made out to the Commonwealth of PA for $ and one for $ to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

RTC's Rail-Trail Guidebooks are available for the following regions of the country: Rail-Trail Hall of FameNew 2nd Ed. for.

(Includes 39 multiuse trails in RTC's Rail-Trail Hall of Fame). About the Author Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to converting former railroad corridors to public, multiuse recreational trails that offer easy access to runners, hikers, bicyclists, skaters, wheelchair users, and equestrians/5(23).

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Northeast Regional Office, Feb 1, - Sports & Recreation - pages 0 Reviews With old favorites like the Stony Valley Railroad Grade and the Ghost Town Trail.

Buy Pennsylvania's Rail-Trails by Pennsylvania Field Office of Rails to Trails Conservancy online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Looking for the best trails around Pennsylvania.

Explore the best rated trails in Pennsylvania, whether you're looking an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the D&L Trail and Heritage Rail Trail County more than trails covering miles you’re bound to find a perfect trail for you.

A cyclist’s dreamland, Pennsylvania has nearly rail trails – historic railroad beds converted into pedestrian pathways – and a wide array of biking routes for all ages and ability levels.

Whether you prefer road or mountain biking, we guarantee there’s a Keystone State trail that’ll suit your fancy. The Great Allegheny Passage Western Pennsylvania The Great Allegheny Passage.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit creating a nationwide network of trails and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Pennsylvania's Rail-Trails Paperback – March 1, by Tom Sexton (Author), Pat Tomes (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, March 1, "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $Author: Tom Sexton, Pat Tomes. Pennsylvania Specialty Registration Plate for members of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a great way to show off your love of trails while supporting RTC's programs.

The cost of the new plate is $ $26 will go to the state for processing and manufacturing of the plate and $ is a tax deductible contribution to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Pennsylvania's Three Rivers Heritage Trail | Photo by Milo Bateman. As a native Pennsylvanian, editing our new Rail-Trails: Pennsylvania Guidebook was a project close to my heart.

Last summer, nearly two dozen staff members from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) went out to ride the state’s many wonderful trails to verify map data and waypoints (like parking and restrooms), and.

Pennsylvania's Rail-Trails, 10th Edition The Ninth Edition of Pennsylvania s Rail-Trails guidebook provides all the details necessary to enjoy more than 1, miles of rail-trail.

Each trail listing contains a photograph, historical description, trailhead directions, trail map, trail details, a local trail contact, and more.5/5(1).

"Waterfalls of Pennsylvania" by Jim Cheney. If you love PA waterfalls, you won't want to miss this brand-new waterfall book from Jim Cheney, author of Uncovering PA, featuring more than great waterfalls.

Order it now on or Amazon. Explore more t miles of the best curated trail maps, guidebook descriptions, photos and reviews. Let TrailLink be your trail guide for your next outdoor adventure.

Rail-Trails Northeast covers one hundred of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania’s rail-trails. With a rich industrial and passenger rail history, the Northeast is one of the densest rail-trail regions in the country.

Rural, suburban, or urban, rail-trails serve as Author: Rails-To-Trails Conservancy. Pennsylvania’s Rail-Trails, 10th Edition $ Containing maps, photographs, trail descriptions and historical background, the 10th edition guidebook covers more than miles of rail-trail in Pennsylvania.

Each trail description includes coordinates of latitude and longitude for at least one trailhead to help digital users find their way.

When the steel, coal and iron industries were booming in Pennsylvania, trains were used to transport goods from one town to the next along flat pathways crisscrossing the countryside. Over the years, many of these railroad beds became vacant, and trails were developed in their place to commemorate the historical routes.

Today, Happy Travelers can pursue their happiness in Pennsylvania riding. Rails-To-Trails Guidebook One of my favorite nonprofit organizations is the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

For over 25 years they have been at the forefront of the movement to turn abandoned railroad corridors into multi-use trails for walking, hiking and cycling. Pennsylvania Rail Trails are former railway lines that have been converted to paths designed for pedestrian, bicycle, skating, equestrian, or light motorized trails are multi-use paths offering, at a minimum, a combination of pedestrian and cycle recreation.

Pennsylvania contains a total of 93 different rail trails. The trails cover a total of miles ( km), and an. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pennsylvania's Rail-Trails (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!York County Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the release of a new guide “The Trailblazer: Your Guide to the York County, Pennsylvania Heritage Rail Trail County Park.” The page booklet includes information and the past, present and future of the popular recreational corridor.Considered to be one of the nation’s most popular rail trails, the Great Allegheny Passage begins in Pittsburgh, PA, and crosses the border into Maryland, eventually ending in the nation’s capital.

The mile journey from Pittsburgh to the end of the trail makes it the .