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Ehrenfeld Reclamation Project Wins National Award

The $26.1 million dollar reclamation project at Ehrenfeld has been recognized by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) as recipient of the National Award through the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Awards. Entries are accepted each year…

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Ghost Town Trail Named PA’s 2020 Trail of the Year

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced The Ghost Town Trail has been named Pennsylvania’s 2020 Trail of the Year. “Rich with the history of railroading and former coal mining towns along its 46-mile route, the…

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Response to COVID-19

Since the weekend of March 13, 2020, the United States has experienced a new way of life. With the COVID-19 pandemic, families are urged to restrict their daily activities and practice social distancing to flatten the curve. People across the…

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GTT Bridge Dedication: Carson’s Crossing

The Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority held a bridge dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 11th for the two pedestrian bridges that were constructed on the 8 mile extension of the Ghost Town Trail that opened in September 2017. The…

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Grand Opening: GTT Extension

The Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority (CCCRA), along with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, project partners and local officials, held a trail dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the 8 mile extension of the Ghost Town Trail on Tuesday, September 26th…

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Building a Bridge to Pittsburgh

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald visited Ebensburg on July 26 to talk about the Bridge to Pittsburgh effort. Officials hope to partner together to bring more business opportunities to the region. Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Commissioner Tom Chernisky, staff of Cambria…

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GTT Art Mural is Complete

CCCRA has partnered with Bottleworks Ethics Arts Center to paint a mural on the pillars of the Route 219 underpass along the Ghost Town Trail. The artwork includes big landmarks of the trail, as well as native flowers. Artist Todd…

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