LATEST NEWS FROM SCRTA

2023 Tour de Trail: Berlin, PA to Flight 93 Memorial

Aug 2, 2023

Place 1025 Main Street Berlin, PA US 15530 Description The September 11th National Memorial Trail is thrilled to host our fifth annual Tour de Trail, a bike ride through the beautiful Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania, including a loop through the grounds of the Flight 93 National Memorial. Please join us on Saturday, September 30,…

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Somerset Parks and Recreation Board | 2023 Photo Contest

Apr 17, 2023

Somerset County Parks Board has launched its first ever photo contest! Attached is the form YOU CAN READ ALL ALL ABOUT IT HERE!  

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Why Small Towns Should Embrace Outdoor Recreation as an Economic Strategy

Dec 22, 2022

Outdoor recreation has long been recognized as a key component of a healthy and thriving community. Not only does it provide residents with opportunities for physical activity and mental well-being, but it can also serve as a major economic driver for small towns. By embracing outdoor recreation as an economic strategy, small towns can not…

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ALERT! GAP TRAIL CLOSING FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS | NOV 8, 2022

Oct 26, 2022

ALERT! GAP TRAIL CLOSING FOR BIRDGE REPAIRS | NOV 8, 2022 To our trail community, we want you all to be aware that this fall, Somerset County will be closing the GAP from the Harnedsville Trail Head (Mile Marker 59) to the Markelton Trail Head (Mile Marker 50). The County has hired Crilon Corp. to…

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Leaf peeping with pedals.

Sep 10, 2022

Leaf peeping is a favorite autumn activity in western Pennsylvania. And the GAP provides a leisurely path for getting up close and enjoying the season’s color, scents, and crisp feel. The eighty-plus miles of the trail winding along the waterways of the Allegheny Mountains from the Eastern Continental Divide to Connellsville hold plenty of varying…

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