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Path Of Progress National Heritage Tour Route Park

Phone: (814)-696-9380 Email: info@westsylvania.org Distance: 10.17 miles

The Path of Progress is a 500 mile driving route which winds through the hills and valleys of nine scenic southwestern Pennsylvania counties linking key historical sites and diverse points of interest. A distinct portrait of the combined industrial, cultural, and economic heritage of the area is revealed by traveling all or portions of the route.

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial Park

Rank: 214 1 Activites Phone: (814)-495-4643 Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 15.05 miles

The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and unleashed 20,000,000 tons of water that devastated Johnstown, PA. The flood killed 2,209 people but it brought the nation and the world together to aid the "Johnstown sufferers." The story of the Johnstown Flood reminds us all, "...that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our brother men."

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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Rank: 222 1 Activites Email: Nathan_Koozer@nps.gov Distance: 17.25 miles

The first railroad to circumvent the Allegheny Mountains, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was the finishing piece of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. "The Portage," opened in 1834, marking the first time that there was one, direct route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. All things to all people, it served merchants, passengers, slaves in pursuit of freedom, and soldiers from the Mexican War.

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Raystown Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (814)-658-3405 Distance: 30.89 miles

Here you will find boating, fishing, camping, hiking, swimming, and scenic beauty. This twisting lake, the largest entirely within Pennsylvania, extends 27 miles and covers 8,300 acres.

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Curwensville Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (814)-236-2000 Distance: 31.54 miles

The recreation area at this central Pennsylvania lake is operated and maintained by Clearfield County. Day-use facilities include a beach, launch ramp, picnicing and play fields. A modern campground is also located in this recreation area.

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Flight 93 National Memorial Park

Rank: 157 Email: Chris_Brown@nps.gov Distance: 37.88 miles

On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted.

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Conemaugh River Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (724)-459-7240 Distance: 41.43 miles

An unusual endowment of cultural resources attract visitors to Conemaugh Dam. Adjacent to the Dam site Recreation Area, historical development is currently underway with the construction of the Trail of Transportation History and the Tunnel view Historic Site. The riverside trail follows the towpath that runs along the Main Line Canal that once connected Philadelphia with Pittsburgh (1834 ? 1854...

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Mahoning Creek Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (814)-257-8811 Distance: 46.53 miles

Situated among steep sided valleys and forested hillsides, Mahoning Creek Lake is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Blessed with clean water and a varied thriving fish population. In 1971, one of the largest Northern Pike ever recorded (42-7/8?) was reeled in from the waters below Mahoning Dam. Mahoning is also known for its abundant Turkey and Ruffed Grouse populations.

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Loyalhanna Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (724)-639-9013 Distance: 49.51 miles

Set in an area of rugged, unspoiled scenery. From Saltsburg, 3/4 mi S on PA 981.

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Crooked Creek Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (724)-763-3161 Distance: 50.89 miles

Crooked Creek Rangers developed the Corps' first Auto Tour Trail. The trail takes in the local history of Armstrong County and local townships. Visitors are provided information on the one room schools of 1867, the first water-powered sawmill and depreciation lands awarded soldiers of the American Revolutionary War. The trail was the combined effort of the Rangers and local historians.

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Lock And Dam 7 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-543-2551 Email: Allegheny7@usace.army.mil Distance: 53.85 miles

Lock and Dam 7 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Lock And Dam 9 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-868-2486 Email: Allegheny9@usace.army.mil Distance: 54.21 miles

Lock and Dam 9 is one of eight major river facilities located along the scenic river banks of the Allegheny River. Pool 9 is used mostly during the summer recreational boating season, since there are public and private launching facilities along the river.

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Lock And Dam 8 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-548-5119 Email: Allegheny9@usace.army.mil Distance: 54.21 miles

Lock and Dam 8 is one of eight major river facilities located along the scenic river banks of the Allegheny River. Pool 8 is used mostly during the summer recreational boating season, since there are public and private launching facilities along the river. In addition to recreational usage, a moderate amount of sand and gravel is shipped through Pool 8.

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Lock And Dam 5 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-295-2261 Email: Allegheny5@usace.army.mil Distance: 58.61 miles

: Lock and Dam 5 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Lock And Dam 6 - Allegheny River National Park

2 Activites Phone: (724)-295-3775 Email: Allegheny6@usace.army.mil Distance: 58.91 miles

Lock and Dam 6 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Lock And Dam 4 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (724)-224-2666 Email: Allegheny4@usace.army.mil Distance: 60.30 miles

Lock and Dam 4 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Historic National Road Park

Phone: (765)-478-3172 Email: inra@historiclandmarks.org Distance: 61.82 miles

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Historic National Road - Maryland Park

Phone: (410)-767-3400 Distance: 61.82 miles

The Historic National Road stands for adventure, freedom and exploration. A ribbon of roadway from the Chesapeake Bay to the mighty Allegheny Mountains, it is the road that built the nation. Today, you can experience more than 300 years of American culture, including inns, tollhouses, taverns, theaters, parks, and shops along the byway.

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Historic National Road - Pennsylvania Park

Phone: (724)-437-9877 Email: donnah@nationalroadpa.org Distance: 61.82 miles

The Historic National Road is the Nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people, creating the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline -- classic inns, toll houses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.

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Lock And Dam 3 - Allegheny River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-828-3550 Email: Allegheny3@usace.army.mil Distance: 62.38 miles

Lock and Dam 3 is one of eight major river facilities on the Allegheny River. Visitors can view locking operations from the parking area or while touring the facility.

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Foster Joseph Sayers Dam National Park

12 Activites Phone: (570)-962-2500 Distance: 62.97 miles

Bald Eagle State Park provides a marina, campground, picnic areas, and beach at this 1,730-acre lake. A historical village is under restoration. From I-80, exit 23, 10 mi N on PA 150.

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Youghiogheny River Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (814)-395-3242 Distance: 64.20 miles

In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania open for trout fishing yea...

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Locks And Dam 2 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-271-1272 Email: Monongahela2@usace.army.mil Distance: 67.94 miles

Locks and Dam 2 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 12.6 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 3 at Elizabeth, PA. Locks and Dam 2 is located at river mile 11.2 at the city of Braddock, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the right...

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Kettle Creek Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (570)-923-1800 Distance: 68.23 miles

Surrounded by high mountains in a wild and scenic area, Kettle Creek State Park provides day use recreation facilities on Alvin R. Bush reservoir and campground adjacent to Corps land on the lake and downstream of the dam.

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Locks And Dam 3 - Monongahela River National Park

1 Activites Phone: (412)-384-4532 Email: Monongahela3@usace.army.mil Distance: 69.26 miles

Locks and Dam 3 is one of nine navigation structures which provide for year-round navigation on the Monongahela River between Pittsburgh, Pa. and Fairmont, West Virginia. It maintains a pool for 17.7 miles upstream to Locks and Dam 4 at Charleroi, PA. Locks and Dam 3 is located at river mile 23.8 at the city of Elizabeth, Pa. The lock chambers and operations buildings are situated along the righ...

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