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Earth Day Cleanup on the Trails

April 22 was the annual Earth Day cleanup of the Cambria County Trails Series.  Cambria 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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Cambria County Trails Series Opens

The 2017 Cambria County Trails Series opens with the fourth annual Path of the Flood Historic Races on May 27, 2017 at 8 a.m. The half marathon and 12K races are closed for registration, but the 5K can be registered for on the…

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Groundbreaking: Ghost Town Trail Extension

The Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority (CCCRA), along with project partners and local officials, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the 8 mile extension of the Ghost Town Trail on Friday, April 21st at the future North Street Trailhead in…

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1,001 Tires Cleared fr. Ghost Town Trail Ext.

Multiple partnering organizations came together to collect a total of 1,001 tires along the future extension of the Ghost Town Trail on Saturday, March 25th. The event was a collaboration between the Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority, the Cambria…

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2017 Summer Internship Opportunity

The 2017 Programs and Communications Summer Internship involves assisting with the Cambria County Trails Series, the Friends of the Trails program, trail events, trail service projects, volunteer engagement, public relations, and additional special projects. Interns would also compose press releases and…

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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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