Shenango River Trail and the Seth Meyers Nature Trail

The Shenango River Trail is located along an old Erie Canal Extension path. The nearby Seth Meyers Nature Trail is also nearby to the Shenango River.


Seth Meyers Nature Trail 

Length: 0.5 miles

Approximate mileage from Allegheny College: 40 miles

Type: Out and back

Allowed Usage: Walking

Surface type: Natural Earth

This short, self-guided nature hike is located along the Shenango River Lake, North of Sharon. It has 17 posts along the trail that coordinate with the US Army Corps of Engineering’s corresponding pamphlet: http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Portals/72/docs/Recreation/ShenangoSeth%20Myers%20Interp%208%205%20by%2011.pdf

Sources/ Learn more at: http://www.americantrails.org/NRTDatabase/trailDetail.php?recordID=2340

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Shenango River Trail 

Length: 7 miles

Approximate mileage from Allegheny College: 40 miles

Type: Out and back

Allowed Usage: Walking, Running, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Cross Country Skiing

Surface type: Dirt

Located along what was once the Erie Canal Extension, this Rails-to-Trails runs alongside the Shenango River. The trailhead is located at the Kidds Mill Bridge in Mercer County.

Sources/ Learn more at: https://www.traillink.com/trail/shenango-river-trail-/

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