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Allegheny Valley Trails Association

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
PO Box 264
Franklin, PA, 16323
Phone: (814) 437-3203
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust, Trail Group
Year Founded 1990
PA Counties of Operation Clarion, Crawford, Venango
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Allegheny Valley Trails Association is an all volunteer, non-profit organization which was founded in 1990. The AVTA's mission is the acquisition of abandoned railways in the Allegheny River watershed and their rehabilitation into multipurpose, non-motorized recreational trails.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 465
Acres Owned 335
Acres Under Easement 130
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.