Allegheny Valley Trails Association

Land Trust, Trail Group

We Conserve PA Member
Mission or Purpose

The Allegheny Valley Trails Association is an all volunteer, non-profit organization which was founded in 1990. The AVTA’s mission is the acquisition of abandoned railways in the Allegheny River watershed and their rehabilitation into multipurpose, non-motorized recreational trails.

Contact Information

PO Box 264
Franklin, PA, 16323
(814) 437-3203
http://www.avta-trails.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1990

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures in PA
Total Acres Conserved

465

Acres Owned

335

Acres Under Easement

130

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017

Notes

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.