LATEST NEWS FROM SCRTA

The 9/11 Trail Opens

May 1, 2021

It’s Open, the 1st segment of the 9/11 Trail in Somerset County. The first 1.5 miles of the 9/11 Memorial Trail in Somerset County opened for public use, April 30th. Somerset County Commissioners Gerald Walker, Colleen R. Dawson, and Pamela A. Toker-Ickes joined Cindy Dunn, Pennsylvania Secretary of Conservation and Natural Resources, Stephen Clark, Superintendant…

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Hey, it’s open. | Big Savage Tunnel is ready for you.

Apr 11, 2021

Big Savage Tunnel is ready for you. Bike or hike through the coolest 3,294.6 feet (1,004.2 m) of the Great Allegheny Passage.  Tunnel lights are on from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. An easy ride – 2.17 miles, is from the GAP Trailhead at Deal, PA to the tunnel. Just beyond the east end is the spectacular Big Savage…

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OUR NEW SPRING NEWSLETTER HAS ARRIVED!

Mar 13, 2021

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First critical segment of 9/11 National Memorial Trail complete in Somerset County

Dec 9, 2020

The first 1.4 miles section of a special, off-road recreational trail for the September 11th National Memorial Trail in Garrett, Somerset County, is complete. It’s a milestone for trail organizers, who cobbled together a 1,300-mile network of existing bicycle, pedestrian trails and roads connecting the three 9/11 memorial sites in New York City, Arlington, Va.,…

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Shovels in the dirt, trail to come

Sep 4, 2020

On September 4, 2020 a lot of preparation and planning culminated in a little bit of dirt-moving. As Judy Ellich of the Somerset Daily American wrote: “After years of working through wetland mitigation and funding matters, construction on the first segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail starts next week. The movers and shakers of the…

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