LInks

Area Attractions

McConnells Mill State Park – 546 acres of the spectacular Slippery Rock Creek Gorge
Moraine State Park – Lake Arthur

Paddling

Explorers Club of Pittsburgh   Outdoor Recreational Organization geared toward outdoor activities including climbing, backpacking, skiing, biking, caving, paddling.
Keelhaulers Canoe Club  – Organization of Northeast Ohio area members who share a interest in boating (whitewater, sea kayaking, canoing, rafting, racing) and the outdoors.
Three Rivers Paddling Club

Biking

Explorers Club of Pittsburgh –  Outdoor Recreational Organization geared toward outdoor activities including climbing, backpacking, skiing, biking, caving, paddling.
The Bike Exchange  – Local bike shop – articles, events, ride reviews
Western Pennsylvania Wheelmen  – The WPW, founded in 1969, is one of the largest cycling clubs in Pa.  The WPW provides cyclists of all levels the opportunity to explore new routes, learn more about cycling, and meet a great group of people.

Climbing

Explorers Club of Pittsburgh   Outdoor Recreational Organization geared toward outdoor activities including climbing, backpacking, skiing, biking, caving, paddling.

Hiking

Explorers Club of Pittsburgh   Outdoor Recreational Organization geared toward outdoor activities including climbing, backpacking, skiing, biking, caving, paddling.
North Country Trail –   The North Country Trail Association (NCTA) unites individuals, affiliated trail groups, local chapters, corporate sponsors and others linked in support of building and maintaining the North Country National Scenic Trail, and telling its story. A not-for-profit membership organization of volunteers along the seven-state trail and elsewhere, the NCTA partners with the National Park Service in bringing the North Country Trail to local communities. NCTA chapters support members as they “adopt” and maintain a section of trail, sponsor hikes and other social events in local trail communities, and plan and conduct major trail-building projects.

Fishing

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission   Trout Stream listing and stocking schedule
Trout Unlimited   Organization works to conserve, protect, and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.

Environmental Organizations

Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture)   – Organization works to create a just future where nature, communities and the economy thrive.
Friends of McConnells Mill State Park, Inc  –  Local organization established to protect and promote McConnell’s Mill State Park.
Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation  –  The Organization’s mission is to enhance Pennsylvania’s parks and forests, protect Pennsylvania’s natural resources, and support conservation and environmental programs.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy  –  Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protects, conserves and restores land and water for the diversity of the region’s plants, animals and their ecosystems.
Bartramian Audubon Society  –  The Bartramian Audubon Society was established as a local chapter in 1982 by three Slippery Rock University students.