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Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Contact Information
PO Box 123
Forest City, PA, 18421-0123
Phone: (570) 785-7245
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Trail Group
PA Counties of Operation Susquehanna

Mission or Purpose
The basic intent of the Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania and its trail plans are to enhance the quality of life for the people who live, work, and visit the Endless Mountains Region of Northeast Pennsylvania. The Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation begun in 1991 to attempt the purchase of local abandoned railbeds. It began as a very small grass-roots organization and now has over 1400 members and supporters. The Board meets monthly at area restaurants and the public is invited. A quarterly newsletter keeps members and local citizens informed of the progress of the organization and trail improvements.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Acres Under Easement

† 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.