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  • Buttermilk Falls Park Directions | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park

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  • Buttermilk Falls Park Information | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help History of Buttermilk Falls Between 1931 and 1956 the property was owned by Fred McFeely grandfather of Fred Rogers of children s television fame McFeely a wealthy industrialist from Latrobe PA utilized the property as a retreat His estate featured a cottage horse stables a three car garage outbuildings and a swimming area in the creek above the falls Mr Rogers often visited the site as a child Stone foundations and retaining walls from the estate are visible at the site Several photos of the McFeely estate from the 1940 s were provided to Indiana County Parks courtesy of Rita Nist Check them out in our McFeely Estate Gallery Visit the official Fred Rogers Biography page to learn more about one of western Pennsylvania s most cherished son Waterfalls the scale of Buttermilk Falls are uncommon in

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  • Indiana County Park and Trail Maps | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Blacklick Valley Directions History Photo Gallery Eliza Furnace Directions History Photo Gallery Buttermilk Falls Directions History Photo Gallery Park Trail Maps Park Regulations Quick Guide PDF Park Rambles Our Trails Ghost Town Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Maps of Parks and Trails Indiana County Overview Parks Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Hemlock Lake Park Memorial Park Blacklick Valley Natural Area Buttermilk Falls Natural Area Buena Vista Furnace Historic Site Eliza Furnace Historic Site Tunnelview Historic Site Waterworks Conservation Area Old Smicksburg Park Trails Ghost Town Trail Hoodlebug Trail Blairsville Riverfront Trail Addresses List and Miscellaneous Maps Go to Park Pages Blue Spruce

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  • Indiana County Parks and Trails Regulations | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    or fire rings Swimming is not permitted in park lakes or streams Observe a reduced and safe driving speed Fireworks are prohibited Hunters should obey all safety zones and game laws of the PA Game Commission Fishermen should obey all laws of the PA Fish Boat Commission Deposit all litter and refuse in proper containers Observe park hours where posted County parks close at sunset except Hemlock Lake which is open 24 hours a day for fishing Respect the rights and privacy of adjacent property owners If using a park trail please stay on the trail Mushroom hunting is permitted on park property but must be done so in accordance with these guidelines Visitors renting our park facilities should refer to the reverse side of their rental application for a list of further regulations regarding the use of park facilities and grounds County parks are patrolled by the Indiana County Sheriff s Department For questions regarding law enforcement in the county parks please call 724 465 3930 Wildlife and Waterfowl Feeding Policy Indiana County Parks does not permit the feeding of wildlife and waterfowl at county parks for the following reasons Not feeding wildlife allows animals to find natural food sources which are plentiful in the park and provide better nutrition than food intended for human consumption A diet of white bread can be fatal to waterfowl When birds feed on bread they may stop eating natural food sources which are more nutritious The birds may become malnourished and there have been cases of birds choking on wads of bread Source Ducks Unlimited Feeding wildlife supports artificially high numbers of wildlife above what the natural numbers would be Hand feeding of wildlife prevents them from being wary of people and may cause them to become a nuisance or a danger

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  • Indiana County Trails | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Rambles Our Trails Ghost Town Trail Ghost Town Trailheads Ghost Town Trail History Photo Gallery Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trailheads Hoodlebug Trail History Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue

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  • Ghost Town Trail Information | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Ghost Town Trail General Info The Ghost Town Trail totals 36 miles in Indiana and Cambria Counties Pennsylvania The trail was originally established in 1991 when the Kovalchick Salvage Company donated 16 miles of the former Ebensburg Black Lick Railroad to Indiana County In 1993 the Cambria Indiana Railroad donated an additional 4 miles from Rexis to White Mill Station known as the Rexis Branch In 2005 an additional 20 miles were added to the trail 12 miles in Indiana County and 8 miles in Cambria County The trail is designated as a National Recreation Trail by the U S Department of the Interior Detailed trail maps in PDF format are available for all three connected trail sections Blacklick to Dilltown Dilltown to Nanty Glo and Nanty Glo to Ebensburg These are large files which may take several moments to download A regional trail map and a handy Ghost Town Trail Mileage Chart are also available The Ghost Town Trail is

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  • Ghost Town Trail Directions | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Ghost Town Trailheads Access Points to Ghost Town Trail Ghost Town Trail has access points in Saylor Park Heshbon Dilltown Wehrum Vintondale Twin Rocks Nanty Glo and Ebensburg Each features different accommodations for addresses and more information see below Saylor Park 1284 Old Indiana Road Blairsville PA 15717 Parking restroom in season picnic facilities nearby walking path and ballfields park is operated by Burrell Township Heshbon 10485 Route 259 Blairsville PA 15717 Parking portable restroom in season Dilltown 7452 Route 403 Dilltown PA 15929 Could also be Homer City PA 15748 Parking restrooms picnic facilities nearby trail shop and bed breakfast water Wehrum 2415 Wehrum Road Vintondale PA 15961 Parking Vintondale Rexis 1069 Main Street Vintondale PA 15961 Parking restroom at Eliza Station picnic area water Twin Rocks 1397 Plank

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  • Ghost Town Trail History | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Ghost Town Trail History The Ghost Town Trail derives its name from numerous mining towns that once existed along the railroad corridor Wehrum the largest of the former towns once had 230 houses a hotel company store jail and bank Warren Delano uncle of President Franklin Roosevelt developed the town Other ghost towns include Bracken Armerford Lackawanna 3 Scott Glenn Webster Beulah and Claghorn Learn more about the former town of Claghorn There are few remnants of these former towns and most of the ghost towns are located on private property not open to the general public A detailed history of the area can be found in Delano s Domain A History of the Mining Towns of Vintondale Wehrum and Claghorn by Denise Dusza Webster The Eliza Furnace in Vintondale is one of Pennsylvania s best preserved iron furnaces An interpretive exhibit is located at the site The furnace operated from 1846 to 1849 and is a unique relic of the

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