Preparing for the "Welcome to PA Highlands" Trail Celebration

AMC's Mid-Atlantic Recreation Planner, Jennifer Heisey, did a final "scouting" of Riegelsville in preparation for this Saturday's big "Welcome to PA" Highlands Trail Celebration. The celebration is in honor of the 150-mile Highlands Trail reaching the NJ/PA border & marking the beginning of the Highlands Trail in the PA Highlands. Jennifer also met up with the Borough of Riegelsville's Enhancement Committee and Board Council Member to put up the new Welcome to Riegelsville/Highlands Trail sign, which will be unveiled on Saturday as part of the festivities.

Join in this exciting and family-friendly celebration by welcoming the Highlands Trail into PA! The PA Highlands Trail Network is envisioned to traverse the 13-county PA Highlands beginning in Riegelsville, PA - Bucks County.

Location: Meet at 12pm at the Riegelsville Toll-Supported Bridge located on Delaware Road off of Rt. 611 in Riegelsville.

Parking: Riegelsville Borough Park located off of Rt. 611 on Ash Lane & street parking in the Borough.

*Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Riegelsville Toll-Supported Bridge we will walk (~0.5 miles) to the Borough Park to enjoy refreshments and signup for the hikes, a bike ride, and paddling demos. Handicapped parking is available at the Borough Park. Rain or Shine.

Highlights
· Ribbon-cutting ceremony with featured speakers at the Riegelsville Toll-Supported Bridge
· Refreshments at the Riegelsville Borough Park (catered by Figtree Market & Catering in Riegelsville)
· Local Hikes at Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary
· A bike ride on the Delaware Canal Towpath
· Paddling Demos on the Delaware River

For a map and more information go to: http://www.amcdv.org/HighlandsTrail/HighlandsCelebration2.jsp

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