Allegheny River Trail 1
This album features the Allegheny River Trail beginning in Franklin, PA and traveling downriver to Emlenton, PA, a distance
of about 30 miles.
Allegheny River Trail South
This album shows an undeveloped stretch of the railbed beginning in Emlenton and going down the Allegheny to an area below
the town of Foxburg, a distance of about 8 miles. As of this writing, I was only able to navigate to a spot just below where
the Clarion River meets the Allegheny. This section is slated for improvements in the near future.
Sandy Creek Trail
Beginning in Van, PA and extending to Fisherman's Cove Access, this 14 mile trail has it all - numerous bridges, a tunnel
and beautiful wilderness views. The Van trailhead is accessed from Route 322 about 10 miles east of Franklin. The Fisherman's
Cove trailhead, from Fisherman's Cove Road located off of old Route 8 near the village of Bullion.
The Oil Creek State Park Bike Path
Take a trip back in time as you travel this 9.5 mile trail. You'll venture through Oil Creek State Park as you make your
way north to Drake Well Museum in Titusville, PA. Trees and ferns grow on ground adjacent to the trail, where oil boom towns
The Samuel Justus Trail
This is where it all began in 1989 !! Popular with walkers, runners, bikers and rollerbladers this trail begins off of West
First St. in Oil City and ends in Franklin, PA. Total distance is 5.5 miles. The Allegheny River Trail begins where the
Justus Trail ends.
Let's Paddle !!!
Photos taken while canoeing or kayaking on the various lake and watersheds in the area
Two Mile Run County Park
Two Mile Run County Park lies nestled in a valley in northern Venango County. It's 2694 acres holds endless possibilities
for hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing. Justus Lake, comprising 144 acres of the park, offers excellent fishing,
canoeing and kayaking. There is also a 72 site campground within the park that could just be the perfect spot to establish
your 'base camp' while you explore the Oil Region
Clear Creek State Park
While there are no bike paths here, persay, Clear Creek is one of my favorite destinations for outdoor fun. You can camp,
hike, swim, canoe, bike or just sit and watch your campfire burn. Check out my pictures and the park's website at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/clearcreek.aspx
Cook Forest State Park
Come see the sights within the old growth forest of Cook Forest State Park. It is an outdoor lover's paradise, with it's
miles of hiking trails, campground and access to the Clarion River.