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  • Hoodlebug Trail Information | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Hoodlebug Trail General Info The Hoodlebug Trail is a 10 mile recreation and commuter trail running from Black Lick to Indiana The Hoodlebug Trail is open year round for non motorized activities including bicycling hiking and cross country skiing It is also part of a large network of trails in western Pennsylvania known as the Trans Allegheny Trails network Americans with Disabilites Act Guidelines If you are mobility disabled and would like to use an electric

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/trails/hoodlebug_trail.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Hoodlebug Trail Directions | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Hoodlebug Trail Trailheads Access Points to Hoodlebug Trail Hoodlebug Trail has access points in Floodway Park the IA Asphalt Plant IUP South Campus Old Route 119 Homer City and Saylor Park Each features different accommodations for addresses and more information see below Floodway Park Access 35 Kirk Avenue Homer City PA 15748 Parking pavilion and restrooms IA Access asphalt plant 1940 Route 119 South Homer City PA 15748 Parking and portable seasonal restroom IUP South Campus Access 135 University Drive Indiana PA 15701 Parking Old Route 119 Access 145 Old US 119 Indiana PA 15701 Parking Red Barn Access 146 Booster Drive Homer City PA 15748 Parking Saylor Park Access 1284 Old Indiana Road

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/trails/hoodlebug_trail-directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Hoodlebug Trail History | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Hoodlebug Trail History The trail follows the abandoned Indiana Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad between the Homer City area and Indiana Built in the 1850 s the Indiana Branch was the first railroad to be constructed in Indiana County Hoodlebug was the local nickname for the self propelled passenger coach that ran on the line until 1940 Check out the Wikipedia Article on Hoodlebugs for more information The corridor also was part of the Catawba Path a Native American trail that extended from the Carolinas to upstate New York In March of 2007 the FMC plant which was adjacent to the Hoodlebug Trail in Homer City closed its doors for good The FMC site was the former home to one of the Prairie State Incubator Company s plants The site involves some very interesting local history The Prairie State Incubator Company was founded in 1887 Incubators produced at

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/trails/hoodlebug_trail-history.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Blairsville Riverfront Trail Information | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Blairsville Riverfront Trail General Info At this time the trail does not directly connect to any other trail The Hoodlebug and Ghost Town Trails to the east and West Penn Trail to the west are nearby A long term goal is to link these trails together For now trail users wanting to access the other trails would need to follow streets and highways in the area to connect to the other trails The trail is open for walking running and bicycling The surrounding Army Corps property is open to hunting Trail users should exercise caution when using the trail during hunting seasons Wearing safety orange is recommended Hunting is not permitted on Sundays Pets are permitted but must be leashed and owners are required to clean up after their pets The trail is located within the flood control area for Conemaugh Dam and is subject to periodic flooding depending on how much water is held back at the dam Conemaugh Dam is located about 7 miles downstream of the trail Trail users should not enter the property during periods of high water The community of Blairsville offers a number of visitor services including restaurants a coffee shop and other stores all only a short distance from the trail Downtown Blairsville has undergone a major streetscape project with new lighting landscaping

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/trails/blairsville_riverfront.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Blairsville Riverfront Trail Directions | 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 Blairsville Riverfront Trailhead Access to Blairsville Riverfront Trail Blairsville Riverfront Trail has two access points one off of Walnut St at WyoTech in Blairsville and one off of West Market Street near the Bairdstown Bridge also in Blairsville Americans with Disabilites Act Guidelines If you are mobility disabled and would like to use an electric mobility device on our trails please read our mobility device guidelines

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/trails/blairsville_riverfront-directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Blairsville Riverfront Trail History | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Blairsville Riverfront Trail History The trail is one part of an overall community revitalization effort Many historic buildings which date from the town s early history as a canal and transportation hub can still be seen Before the property was condemned for flood control purposes in the 1940s this area was an important residential and industrial area of Blairsville and southern Indiana County The residential area was known as Tin Town Coal mines other industrial buildings and a large plate glass factory the Columbia Plate Glass Plant were located here Across the river from the trail in Westmoreland County the town of Cokeville and the Isabella Furnace Works once existed Cokeville also disappeared with the flood control project The bridge abutments for the Cokeville Bridge are still visible in the river along the trail The Blairsville Riverfront Trail represents the combined long term

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  • The Covered Bridges of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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

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  • The Kintersburg Bridge of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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 Kintersburg Bridge Kintersburg Bridge was named by Isaac Kinter a local shopkeeper in honor of his father John Kinter a Revolutionary War veteran J S Fleming a Civil War veteran who was injured at the Battle of Cedar Creek erected the bridge over Crooked Creek in September 1877 The bridge was constructed at a cost of 893 The Kintersburg Bridge is the only Howe truss bridge in Indiana County and one of only four Howe truss bridges remaining in the state of Pennsylvania Original design features of the Kintersburg Bridge included ten foot overhangs at each portal These overhangs were changed in the 20th century when the

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/kintersburg.aspx (2016-04-28)
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