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  • Friends of the Park Environmental Education Programs and Information | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    doors and shutters hollow trees in city and country Big brown bats fly at dusk and generally use the same feeding grounds each night They fly in a nearly straight course 20 30 feet in the air often emitting an audible chatter Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus This bat eats a wide variety of flying insects including nocturnal moths bugs beetles flies and mosquitoes Insects are regularly caught with the wing or tail membrane and transferred to the mouth An individual emerges from its day roost at dusk and usually seeks a body of water where it skims the surface for a drink and then hunts insects The little brown bat makes several feeding flights each night For more information about Indiana County s local bats check out our Remarkable Bats downloadable PDF Turtles Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Endemic to North America Carapace length 5 5 7 9 in with pyramidal pattern on its upper shell Range Nova Scotia north and east Minnesota west Virginia south Box Turtle genus Terrapene Native to North America United States Mexico Are terrestrial members of the American pond turtle family not members of the tortoise family Have a domed shell hinged at the bottom allowing it to close its shell tightly to escape predators Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina Large freshwater turtle Range SW Canada SE to edge of the Rocky Mountains E to Nova Scotia and Florida Powerful beak like jaws highly mobile head and neck hence specific name serpintina meaning snake like For More Information Download PDF on Turtles Mushrooms PLEASE DON T consume any wild mushroom until you are knowledgeable about the species Our annual mushroom hunt has become one of the most popular among the 30 odd programs offered each year The tradition continued on May 2 2015 as 75

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  • FAQ's | Indiana County Parks and Trails | Call us at 724-463-8636 for more info!
    Are pets permitted at County Parks Trails Yes pets are permitted at county parks and trails but all pets must be on a leash not to exceed 6 feet Pet owners are required to clean up after their pets 2 May we feed the wildlife and waterfowl Feeding of wildlife and waterfowl is prohibited at all county parks Please see our Regulations for more information 3 Is fishing permitted Fishing is permitted at Blue Spruce Lake Hemlock Lake and Pine Ridge Park Tom s Run Pennsylvania Fish Boat Commission regulations apply at all county parks 4 Is boating permitted At Hemlock Lake the PA Fish Commission permits electric motors and hand propelled boats All boats must be properly registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Boating is not permitted at Blue Spruce Park 5 Is swimming permitted Swimming is not permitted at any of the county parks 6 Is hunting permitted Hunting is permitted at Hemlock Lake and portions of Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park and the Buttermilk Falls Natural Area PA Game Commission regulations apply Hunters should obey all safety zones We strongly recommend that all park visitors wear appropriate safety orange clothing during hunting season various seasons are open from October through April Maps of both the Blue Spruce and the Pine Ridge hunting areas are available 7 How are park facility reservations handled Reservations for park facilities are taken at the county parks administration office at Blue Spruce Park Contact us for reservation information Office hours are 8 30 AM to 3 30 PM Monday through Friday 8 How far in advance can reservations for park facilities be made We schedule the reservation of park facilities up to 51 weeks in advance Groups using a park facility have one week after their use of the facility to

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  • Useful Links | Indiana County Parks and Trails | Call us at 724-463-8636
    of Our Friends Conemaugh Valley Conservancy Promotes preservation of natural cultural and historic resources of the Kiski Conemaugh River Basin Dillweed Bed Breakfast A bed and breakfast adjacent to the Ghost Town Trail in Dilltown PA Evergreen Conservancy Mission To advance the preservation protection and stewardship of Natural Cultural and Historical Resources in and around Indiana County Gallitzin State Forest Cycling hiking and cross country skiing are only a few of the activities available in this scenic state forest Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County The historical and genealogical society seeks to promote a greater appreciation of the Indiana community s rich heritage and a better understanding of life today Indiana County Tourist Bureau Extensive information about what to see and do in Indiana County Lower Trail The 16 5 mile Lower pronounced like Flower is located in Blair County on the abandoned Petersburg Branch of the old Pennsylvania Railroad The Lower Trail is not part of the Cambria Indiana Trail system but if you enjoy our Ghost Town Trail you will also love the Lower Trail Path of the Flood Trail Trail Guide The Path of the Flood Trail is combined shared road and limestone base off road trail that traces the path of the infamous Johnstown Flood of May 31 1889 The trail is operated by the Cambria County conservation Recreation Authority Trail Link Provides extensive information about rails to trails projects throughout the United States A great resource for discovering new trails Trans Allegheny Trails The Trans Allegheny Trails website is dedicated to providing information regarding all the rail trails in the Allegheny Mountains of western Pennsylvania The Ghost Town Hoodlebug Blairsville Riverfront and West Penn Trails are all trails found in Indiana County and are part of the Trans Allegeny Trails system Venture Outdoors A

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  • Contact the Indiana County Parks System | 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

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  • Parks and Trails Directory | Indiana County Parks and Trails | 724-463-8636
    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

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  • Contribute to Our Parks | Indiana Parks and Trails | Indiana County, PA
    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 Contribute to Our Parks Indiana County Parks Trails Park Legacy Fund Many groups and individuals have expressed an interest in contributing financially to the county parks and trail system In cooperation with The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies the Park Legacy Fund was established to accept contributions download and print a contribution form to improve and enhance our county parks and trails for future generations Contributions to the fund can be earmarked to support our parks trails historic sites natural areas and covered bridges Donations to the fund are an excellent way to honor someone close to you or to celebrate a special occasion such as the birth of a child wedding anniversary graduation or special achievement Contributions to the fund are also a good way to show your support of one of Pennsylvania s most diverse and progressive park and trail systems Donations to the fund are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law Donor s contributions are recognized and an appropriate acknowledgement card is sent to the recipient of the donor s choice Checks or credit card contributions to the fund may be sent to The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies Somerset Trust Building 116 Market Street Suite 4 Johnstown PA 15901 Indiana County Parks Trails is recognized for the beauty of

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  • Blacklick Valley Park Information | Indiana County Parks & Trails
    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 History of Blacklick Valley Natural Area Although no detailed written history of the Native American presence in the Blacklick Valley is available it is likely that members of the Shawnee and Delaware tribes used the creek for fishing and transportation The first recorded owners of what is now the Parker Tract of the BVNA was William Bracken who purchased 309 acres from the Commonwealth of PA in 1786 At that time the land was located in Westmoreland County Indiana County was not created until 1803 Since Bracken s purchase the property has changed hands many times Most recently David and Penny Russell formerly of Dilltown owned the property

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  • Indiana County Park and Trail Map Overview | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    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

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