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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Fort Loudon, PA
Event Name: Cowan Gap State Park Year Round Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106489 2017/Y1946
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6 and 10 km - 3C
Description: Dawn to dusk. The walk box is located outside the Park office in a wooden box. The 6 km walk begins on One Mile trail and continues along Aughwick Road and finishes by a trail that is not possible by wheelchairs or strollers. The 10 km walk goes along the creek, goes on an old logging road, climbs about 500 feet to an overlook, turns around and goes downhill to the lake, and finishes by taking the trail around the lake. Trail is rocky in the section along the creek. This part of the trail is not passable to strollers and wheelchairs.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Lakes and Reservoirs
Start Times: Walk dawn to dusk.
Location: Cowans Gap State Park Office
Start Point / Driving Directions: 6235 Aughwick Road, Fort Loudon, PA 17224.
From PA Turnpike Exit 189 Willow Hill: Route 75 South, turn Right onto Stumpy Lane, turn Left onto Aughwick Rd, follow Park Office signs.
From US 30 Lincoln Hwy, Route 75 North, turn Left onto Richmond Rd, turn Left onto Aughwick Rd, follow Park Office signs.
From Maryland: I-83 or I-81 North, Route 30 West, Route 75 North, turn Left onto Richmond Rd, turn Left onto Aughwick Rd, follow Park Office signs.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Use insect repellant and bring a water bottle. The "A" award is a 3" fully embroidered patch featuring a butterfly. This walk qualifies for the KSVA State Parks and Forest Challenge and the PA State County Challenge - Franklin County. The YRE at Shawnee State Park is about an hour away to the west. From July 1st to December 31, there is another walk in Hopewell, PA on the H & BT Rail Trail.
Host Club: Penn Mary Walkers
Contact: Sarah Garcia (915) 471-1134
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E-Mail Contact: sarahgrc@yahoo.com