AMC Announces First Meeting of the PA Highlands Trail Network Upper Bucks-Lower Northampton County Steering Committee


On Tuesday June 16th, AMC will convene the first steering committee meeting for planning the PA Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) in Upper Bucks and Lower Northampton Counties. It will take place from 7-9pm at Nockamixon State Park.

AMC and the steering committee will be tasked with creating an action plan and moving it forward in their communities. It will consist of goals, actions, and a timeline specific to planning the PHTN in Upper Bucks and Lower Northampton. Focus areas of the action plan may relate to identifying a trail route, community engagement, funding, and mangement of the trail network.

The steering committee consists mainly of representives from each of the municipalities in Upper Bucks and Lower Northampton Counties that fall within the PA Highlands. Other steering committee members are from Heritage Conservancy, Natural Lands Trust, Wildlands Conservancy, Bucks County Planning Commission, PA DCNR Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, and PA DCNR - Nockamixon State Park.

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