May 15 Chapter Hike

May 3, 2016

Our May monthly hike will be on Sunday, May 15, at 1:00, where we will pick up where we left off at Kohlmeyer Road, hiking east and south, over the new NCT bridge, through Vulture Rock, past Branchton Road, and ending at the Tamarack camp site where we will check out the overnight campling facility. […]

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April 17 Chapter Hike

April 5, 2016

Our April hike will be Sunday April 17, 2016 at 1:00. We will begin at the State Game Lands parking lot on Leonard Road, just a couple hundred yards from the Glass Blowing Center. We will hike 2.7 miles to Kohlmeyer Road. When we get to Kohlmeyer, we may continue on for another half mile […]

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March 20 Chapter Hike

March 2, 2016

Our March monthly hike will be on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 1:00. The hike will be on our eastern most section in the newly dedicated trail town of Parker, PA. This is a beautiful section, going through hemlock woods, and over 2 very unique bridges. The distance of the trail is 2.8 miles, which […]

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Cherry Pie Hike 2016

January 28, 2016

HONOR GEORGE WASHINGTON WITH A WINTER HIKE, AND SOME CHERRY PIE Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 Hike Times: History hike with circa 1753 reenactors (30 minutes): 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, Noon, 12:30, 1 Nature walk with state park staff (45 minutes): 9, 11, 1 Long hike (2 hours): 9, 11, 1 Location: Jennings […]

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2015 Butler Chapter State of the Trail Report

December 31, 2015

In 2015 the Butler County Chapter built 2.7 miles of new NC Trail after getting permission from 2 new landowners (Wayne & Joanne Dallos and Charles Dallos). We also received permission to relocate the NC Trail on the Waste Management property. After flagging, building , blazing and measuring with a calibrated wheel; we found that […]

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Chapter Christmas Party

December 28, 2015

20 chapter members and friends gathered at Jennings for our annual Christmas Party. Lots of pot-luck food and deserts were eaten followed by a present exchange and various games and entertainment by Joyce.

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Parker Trailtown Dedication

October 1, 2015

A turnout of 35 enthusiastic folks attended the Parker Trail Town Dedication on Saturday. District 63 Representative Donna Oberlander, Parker Mayor Bill McCall, Butler Chapter President Ron Rice and Butler Chapter Past President Dan Mourer spoke at the dedication. Steve Smith led a long hike from the Eldorado Rd trailhead back to Parker City and […]

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KTA-NCTA Workweek

May 13, 2015

The Keystone Trails Association is sponsoring its annual work week with the North Country Trail from Tuesday evening May 27 to Sunday noon May 31, 2015. Overnight accommodations and meals will be provided at the Davis Hollow Cabin. RSVP if you plan to avail yourself of this. Also fill out the application form on the […]

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New Trail Segment

January 12, 2015

Work has begun on a multi-year project to eliminate the Wolford and Halston roadwalks. When complete this will provide continuous trail between Moraine State Park and State Gamelands 95. The yellow sections on the below map shows segments cleared to-date on the new section which begins a mile South of the Pry Rd trailhead and […]

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KTA Trail Care Week on the NCT

April 28, 2014

May 27 – June 1: Trail Crew Week #1, North Country Trail Leader: John Stehle, stehles@gmail.com, 724-256-0674 The North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST) is the longest hiking path in the United States; it is 4,600 miles long and stretches through seven states. More than two-thirds of the 195-mile proposed route through Pennsylvania has been […]

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