PA Trails Advisory Committee

The Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee is charged with implementing the recommendations of the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan to develop a statewide land and water trail network to facilitate recreation, transportation, and healthy lifestyles. The 20-member DCNR-appointed committee represents both motorized and non-motorized trail users and advises the Commonwealth on the use of state and federal trail funding.



2016 Committee Members

Committee Bylaws as approved by the DCNR Secretary on January 10, 2012

DCNR is currently accepting letters of interest for three committee appointments representing water trail users, horseback riding, and members at large. Members will serve a 3-year term beginning January 1, 2017. Submit a cover letter and resume to by October 28, 2016.


Trail of the Year

2016 -  Standing Stone Trail
2015 – York County Heritage Rail Trail
2014 – Redbank Valley Trails
The Trails Advisory Committee is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Pennsylvania Trail of the Year. Complete the nomination form and submit it with supporting materials to to by November 11, 2016.



Meeting Minutes


Annual Reports

Annual Reports document accomplishments of PA trail groups

The Trails Advisory Committee invites you to submit your 2016 trail accomplishments for inclusion in the 2016 Trails Annual Report. Submit a one page narrative with pictures to by December 16, 2016. We want to hear from all 67 counties.


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Meeting Notices

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
1:00P - 4:00P
Illicks Mill
100 Illicks Mill Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017



Pennsylvania Land and Water Trail Network Strategic Plan

Click here to view the 2014-2019 Pennsylvania Land and Water Trail Network Strategic Plan