Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern PA

P.O. Box 32 Union Dale, PA 18470-0032

(570) 679-9300

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday


The basic intent of the RTC 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 Trails will: provide free recreational opportunities with healthy benefits protect the Lackawanna River and Starrucca Creek corridor provide river access for fishing, nature study, and kayaking stimulate economic development: retain and attract businesses, stimulate new business increase property values by making communities more desirable increase recreational and heritage tourism preserve and highlight the early transportation routes of anthracite coal provide routes for alternative transportation to work, school, or town provide a site for special activities as benefit runs, biking clinics, etc. reestablish the links between small towns that once thrived with railroad activities help build community partnerships provide environmental benefits by protecting natural resources and habitats provide educational opportunities both historical and environmental connect to the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

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