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Montour Trail Council

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
304 Hickman Street
Suite 3
Bridgeville, PA, 15017
Phone: 412-257-3011
Web: http://www.montourtrail.org
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Mtc?1467379391

Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust, Trail Group
Year Founded 1989
PA Counties of Operation Allegheny, Washington
Adopted S&P yes

Mission or Purpose
The Montour Trail is a multi-use non-motorized recreational rail-trail near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will ultimately extend 46 miles from Moon Township near Coraopolis to Clairton. The trail connects to the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP), a trail system that stretches over 330 miles from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. Currently, multiple sections of the trail totaling over 40 miles are completed, with a few gaps in the southern portion of the trail.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 474
Acres Owned 356
Acres Under Easement 22
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 96
Other Acres Protected‡

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2017.


Notes
† 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.