Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

NWRT Ribbon-Cutting
Participating in a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the completed portion of the NWLCRT in Chickies Rock County Park are (from left to right): Raymond Vegso, Mayor, Marietta Borough; James Warner, CEO, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority; Bridey Hannold, Councilwoman, Marietta Borough; Craig Lehman, Commissioner, County of Lancaster; Joshua Parsons, Commissioner, County of Lancaster, and Leo Lutz, Mayor, Columbia Borough.
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The Chickies Rock section of the NWLCRT provides a key connector for the larger 14.2-mile trail which runs from Columbia to Falmouth. Creation of this trail, which has been more than 20 years in the making, reflects the cooperative efforts of Columbia Borough, the County of Lancaster, Marietta Borough, East Donegal and Conoy Townships. PA-DCNR and LCSWMA have also played a key role in development and funding for the project.

The trail provides numerous recreational opportunities including walking, jogging, cross-country skiing and bike riding as well as providing an alternative means of transportation to Route 441. The trail also exposes visitors to the historic ruins and scenic attractions along the Susquehanna River corridor.

Click here for an entire trail map, rules and regulations.

Click here for a map of the Furnace Road Parking Lot in Chickies Rock County Park.

Click here for a formal event application for this trail.

* NWLCRT Advisory Council Meetings are held every 4th Tuesday in the months of January, March, June & September at 7:00 PM at the Conoy Township Building, 211 Falmouth Road, Bainbridge, PA, 17502.  

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