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2014-03-20 16:23:15

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has again partnered with Warrior Hike to provide a group of military veterans the opportunity to "Walk Off The War" along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). This year's group of veterans began the six-month-long physical challenge on March 17 at Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Trail in Georgia. The "Walk Off The War" Program provides participating combat veterans with...

2014-01-27 12:22:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today announced that Redbank Valley Trails in Armstrong, Clarion and Jefferson counties is the 2014 Trail of the Year in Pennsylvania. This new designation is coordinated by DCNR's Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee to elevate public awareness of the thousands of miles of trails available for public enjoyment in Pennsylvania. "Eighteen fantastic...

2013-10-10 16:25:21

Donating $15 for each 'Trail Worker' jersey sold to Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA) to aide in rebuilding flood-damaged trails. DENVER, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravity Anomaly, a Colorado mountain bike clothing start-up is adding to its apparel line-up with three new jerseys for Fall 2013. Each jersey keeps with Gravity Anomaly's old-school work wear theme. The "Boardroom" is a collared, button-down jersey designed for riding, work or a casual evening out. In...

2013-07-12 23:18:48

60 different guided hikes with over 70 workshops covering cultural heritage, environmental issues, hiking & backpacking skills. There will also be music, contra dancing, presentations, & a Cherokee story teller. Cullowhee, NC (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from...

2012-10-25 15:20:55

OIL CITY, Venango County, Pa., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan today joined local officials celebrating the groundbreaking for a 1.8-mile stretch of the McClintock Trail near Oil City. DCNR invested $205,000 in this south segment of the trail through its Community Conservation Partnerships Program. "Trails are all about connections and, in the case of this new section, it will help join Oil Creek State Park...

2012-10-23 15:21:13

Purchase Protects Public Access to Thornburg Canyon Trail and the Headwaters of Carson River CARBONDALE, Colo., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thornburg Canyon Trail travels over eight miles point to point from Blue Lakes Road at 9,000 feet to the quaint mountain town of Markleeville, CA at 5,500 feet. Along the way, trail users are dazzled by panoramic views of the Mokelumne Wilderness in the Carson Pass and Hope Valley areas, and pass through old growth forest and wet...

2012-10-22 15:22:02

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and local officials broke ground on a new segment of the Delaware River Greenway today, a multi-use trail threading through Philadelphia and linking its residents and visitors to the rebounding Delaware River. "The Port Richmond Trail will offer pedestrians, bicyclists and others safer, more aesthetically pleasing travel and access to the river," Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy Secretary John Giordano said,...

2008-10-02 12:03:53

Nature Valley(R) and American Hiking Society are pleased to announce 20 nonprofit organizations around the country have been named finalists for Save the Trails(TM) funding. Save the Trails, in cooperation with the American Hiking Society National Trails Fund, will award $5,000 to each of the top 10 finalists, based on online votes, to restore and revitalize hiking trails in their communities. Voting is open to the public now through Oct. 31, 2008, at www.wheresyours.com. "Hiking trails are...