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Woodcock Dam 

Length: About 1 mile

Approximate mileage from Allegheny College: 4 miles

Type: Out and back

Allowed Usage: Walking, Running

Trail Surface: Paved

The Woodcock Dam crosses over the Woodcock Creek Lake region. It was originally created to protect French Creek from flooding.

Sources/ Learn more at: 

http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Portals/72/docs/Recreation/WoodcockC1-aLGWEB.pdf

Bossard Nature Trail 

Length: 1.5 miles

Approximate mileage from Allegheny College: 4 miles

Type: Out and back/ Loop

Allowed Usage: Walking

Trail Surface: Trail off to the right is paved for first 1000 ft and then turns in to Natural Earth

The Bossard Nature Trails are located across the road from the Woodcock Dam. The trail off to the right is about 1.5 miles long and can be strenuous as it takes you down and up over a ravine. The trail off to the left is relatively level and short.

Sources/ Learn more at: 

http://www.americantrails.org/NRTDatabase/trailDetail.php?recordID=2333

http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/Portals/72/docs/Recreation/trail%20guide-Woodcock.pdf

The  Woodcock Area has various unnamed trails that surround the Woodcock Dam through/to the Colonel Crawford Park (Campground). There are many different parking areas and places to explore.