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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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Over 130 people complete GTT Challenge

The 2nd Annual Ghost Town Trail Challenge, hosted by the Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority, was held on June 17, 2017, the Saturday before the summer solstice. Nearly 140 participants came out from six different states to participate in…

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New Topcoat on Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail

A new topcoat of surface material was put on the original section of the Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail. This segment stretches from Riverside to Bridge St. in Johnstown. It had not been resurfaced in many years. Robindale Energy Services, Inc.…

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Goats grazing on the Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail

Goats from Trinity Farms Center for Healing grazed near the Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail for 4 days, which started May 20th. Trinity Farms Center for Healing, Beginnings Inc. Family Foundations Academy, the Cambria County Corrections Center, and the Cambria County…

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Earth Day Cleanup on the Trails

April 22 was the annual Earth Day cleanup of the Cambria County Trails Series. ┬áCambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority organized events at each trail site so volunteers could come out to keep the paths litter-free. Everyone was recommended to…

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