Greenways & Trails Summit

September 19 – 21, 2021 | Erie, PA

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Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices on Trails

Creating and Implementing Policies for Accessibility and Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Update to COVID-19 Impacts Report

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council has released an update to COVID-19’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Non-Motorized Trails.

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Find a Group

Looking to volunteer to help build, maintain, or improve a trail? There are hundreds of trail groups in PA.


Schuylkill River Trail Awarded 3rd Place Among 10Best

The 75-miles-long Schuylkill River Trail was named as the third most-favored riverwalk in the nation by respondents to a contest conducted in January by the USA Today newspaper.

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Ghost Town Trail Gets Boost from State’s Award

Winning Pennsylvania’s 2020 Trail of the Year award helped drive a significant boost in the Ghost Town Trail’s popularity

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Hikers, Bikers Embrace the Circuit Trails in Delaware County

Local trail supporters recently got together virtually for the 9th Annual Trail Summit to discuss progress of walking and multi-use trails throughout Delaware County.

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Get Involved

Looking to volunteer to help build, maintain, or improve a trail? There are hundreds of trail groups in PA.


Explore Pennsylvania Trails

Find trails for walking, biking, and more in Pennsylvania

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Who Does What?

Pennsylvania’s thousands of miles of greenways and land and water trails are created, maintained, and managed by scores of local trail groups, as well as local municipalities, counties, and state agencies.

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Trail of the Year

The Delaware & Hudson Rail-Trail is Pennsylvania’s 2021 Trail of the Year!

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Benefits of Trails

From higher property values to better health, trails provide numerous benefits.

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What’s a greenway?

Greenways are corridors of land recognized for their ability to connect people and places together. These ribbons of open space are located within linear corridors that are either natural, such as rivers and streams, or manmade, such as abandoned railroad beds and utility corridors. Greenways, as vegetated buffers protect natural habitats, improve water quality and reduce the impacts of flooding in floodplain areas. Most greenways contain trails, which enhance existing recreational opportunities, provide routes for alternative transportation, and improve the overall quality of life in an area. [source:]