October 2014 Edition
Updated October 1
Upcoming Events


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Hike Tom's Run

Sunday, October 5

Meet at Musante Street at 1:30 a.m. Leader; Jim Eberly, 814-723-7888.

Float the Allegheny River

Saturday, October 11

Meet at the Tidioute Boat Launch in the park upstream of the bridge at 10:00 a.m. The planned trip is to Tionesta. Bring a lunch, water, PFDs, etc. You will need a launch permit or boat registration. Leader; Jim Eberly, 814-723-7888.


Hike or Bike to Westline

Sunday, October 12

The leaders plan to eat at the Westline Inn after the walk and ride. Bikers meet at the Ranger Station at Routes 59 and 321 at 1:30 p.m. Hikers meet at Howe’s at 1:15 p.m. or at the trail head of the Kinzua Valley Trail in Westline at 2:15. Leaders: (hike) Marge Neel, 814-757-9099; (bike) Pat Shinaberger, 814-368-6728 home, 814-598-4590.


Hike the NCT in the Tionesta Scenic Area

Sunday, October 19

A five mile hike on the North Country Trail. Meet at Howe’s True Value at 1:30 p.m. Leader; Marge Neel, 814-757-9099.


Hike Cook Forest State Park

Sunday, October 26

This will be five easy miles on the Liggett, Brown’s Run, Deer Meadow and Hefren Run Trails. Flat with only slight inclines. Meet at the Log Cabin Inn/Environmental Learning Center on Forest Road between Vowinckel and Cooksburg at 1:30 p.m. Leader Charlene James, 814-463-7394 home, 814-516-6595 cell.


Old Chesnut At Cook Forest S.P.

Charlene James lead a hike at Cook Forest State Park to the remains of an old chesnut tree. In the picture above Marge Neel and Pat Shinaberger try to stretch their arms around it (Jim Everly too but he is on the other side). Even with the tree's crown broken off it is almost as high as the living trees around it.