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Art Mural Project on The Jim Mayer Trail

Through the Friends of the Trails program, the Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority funded its first trail enhancement project: two art murals on The Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail. The trail is Johnstown’s most popular urban trail, which now stretches…

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The Ghost Town Trail Extension

An additional 9.34 miles of new trail will be added to The Ghost Town Trail through Blacklick Township, and construction will begin in the spring of 2017. The trail extension will go from the end of the current Rexis Branch at…

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Ehrenfeld Coal Refuse Pile Removal

The Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority is partnering with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation on this $26.1 million dollar project. A 3.2 million ton coal refuse pile will be removed within a…

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Jim Mayer Trail Extension

Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority, a new section was added to the Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail in Johnstown, PA. The trail now extends 1.7 miles farther from Bridge Street to Messenger Street…

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Young Lungs at Play

The Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority joined the Young Lungs at Play! Initiative ran by the Alternative Community Resource Program (ACRP) and the PA Department of Health. The Young Lungs at Play! Initiative is an awareness-driven initiative that strives to make public parks,…

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Jim Mayer Trail Service Project

The Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority teamed up with volunteers from the Johnstown unit of the Mennonite Mission Network to enhance and beautify the Jim Mayer Trail through the Friends of the Trails program. The group of volunteers came…

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The Jim Mayer Trail Cleanup

Over 30 volunteers from the Johnstown community, the Greater Johnstown High School Interact Club, and Saint Francis University came out to clean up the Jim Mayer Trail in Johnstown where over 50 bags of trash were collected along with 35+…

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The Ghost Town Trail Clean Up

On April 16, 2016, in celebration of Earth Day, over 40 volunteers from the Ebensburg Area Girl Scouts collected over 50 bags of trash and 40 tires from the Nanty Glo section of the Ghost Town Trail. Supplies were provided…

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The Path of the Flood Trail Clean Up

On April 23, 2016, in celebration of Earth Day, 23 volunteers from Mount Olive United Methodist Church in Sidman, PA collected 20 bags of garbage, 20 tires, and many dumped appliances from the Ehrenfeld-Mineral Point section of the Path of…

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Johnstown Urban Connectivity Project

The September 11th National Memorial Trail and the Pennsylvania Main Line Canal Greenway intersect in Johnstown’s Central Business District and promise a significant economic boost from tourism. The Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority along with many other organizations will…

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