See this video by the Rails to Trails Conservancy on how to properly navigate trail traffic.
If the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail seems busier than prior years it’s not your imagination. The number of people bicycling, jogging and walking on the trail is 75% higher than 2019. The Trail Authority reminds everyone to be courteous while enjoying the trail. The Rails to Trails Conservancy has 6 Golden Rules for safe trail use. Check out the first one in this video below about maintaining safe speeds.
The August UCTA Board meeting scheduled for 9:00 AM on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 will be held remotely due to an increase in COVID-19 cases across the region. Members of the public wanting to participate can contact us for more information.
The restrooms on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail are now open. Trail users should follow all CDC and PA Department of Health guidance when on the trail and while using any trail related facilities.
The UCTA Board Meeting scheduled for June 18th has been cancelled.
Data shows that trail traffic on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail from March 1, 2020 through May 24, 2020 is up 71% over the same time period last year. With fewer options during the pandemic people are increasingly turning to the trail for recreation. Please remember to be courteous to other users, follow the trail rules, do not litter, and clean up after your pet. See you on the trail!
The May 2020 Union County Trail Authority Board meeting will be held virtually due to the ongoing public health emergency. An agenda will be available the day prior to the meeting. Contact the Authority for more information.