Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2021 Trail of the Year.
“In these trying times we see people turning to the outdoors in unprecedented numbers and trails are among the strongest attractions,” DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said. “Pennsylvania has it all, from gentle pathways threading through miles of preserved greenways, to remote, rugged trails scaling the state’s magnificent mountains. We want to hear from those who hold these special places close to their heart.”
The 2021 Trail of the Year will be recognized in a news release by the Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee and DCNR; a commemorative poster for statewide distribution; a trailhead marker along the trail; and a grant for educational programs to promote safety and environmental protection on the trail.
For consideration, a nomination form and supporting documentation must be submitted online by Friday, November 20. Visit the Trail of the Year webpage to submit the form and supporting materials.