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Ohio River Water Trail Expansion

 

 

Ohio River Water Trail Expansion

It is the vision of the Ohio River Trail Council that the Ohio River Water Trail (ORWT) expand westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois. Please contact Peggy Pings for assistance with your water trail project.

Peggy Pings, Outdoor Recreation Planner
National Park Service
Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA), 
WV Field Office, PO Box 6125, Morgantown, WV 26506-6125.
Cell Phone: 304-282-7464
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Upper Ohio River Water Trail - Pittsburgh District (PA, OH, WV)

Present Length: 69-miles

Waterway: Ohio River (SW Pennsylvania, SE Ohio, NW West Virginia)
Accommodations: Campgrounds, Marinas, Picnic Areas, Restaurants and Boat Ramps
Presently the Ohio River Water Trail starts at Pittsburgh, PA, OH and follows the Ohio River to East Liverpool, Ohio and Newell, West Virginia. Emsworth, Montgomery, and New Cumberland Pools.
 
Contact Info:
Ohio River Trail Council
1100 Pennsylvania Ave
Monaca, Pa 15061
Phone: 724-728-2625
Website: www.water.ohiorivertrail.org 

 

Middle Ohio River Water Trail - Huntington District (OH, WV)

Present Length: 57-miles

Wood County Alternative Transportation Council
c/o Angi Graham, Administrative Assistant
Wood County Commission
No. 1 Court Square, Suite 203
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Lower Ohio River Water Trail - Louisville District (OH, IN, KY, IL)

Present Length: 150-miles

Waterway: Ohio River (SW Ohio, NE Kentucky, SE Indiana)
Accommodations: Campgrounds, Marinas, Picnic Areas, Restaurants and Boat Ramps
Presently the Ohio River Water Trail currently starts at Neville, OH and follows the Ohio River through Cincinnati and ends in Patriot, Indiana. Markland and McAlpine Pools.
 
Contact Info:
Ohio River Way
PO Box 43261
Cincinnati, OH 45243-0261
Phone: 513-588-6936
 
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ORWT Photos

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Sat 27 May 9:30am
Venue: Oxline Street Trailhead

Sun 28 May 7:00pm
Venue: Heritage Port in Wheeling

Mon 29 May 9:30am
Venue: Sewickley Flag Pole

Thu 1 Jun 9:00am
Venue: Penn State Beaver

Fri 2 Jun 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Sat 3 Jun 7:00am
Venue: Kathy's Country Kitchen

Sat 3 Jun 9:00am
Venue: Darlington

Sun 4 Jun 11:00am
Venue: Darlington

Mon 5 Jun 5:00pm
Venue: Rochester Riverfront Park

Sat 10 Jun 10:00am
Venue: Rockne’s Restaurant

Sat 1 Jul 10:00am
Venue: Sandy Creek Trail Fisherman's Cove Trailhead

Fri 7 Jul 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Fri 7 Jul 9:00am
Venue: Four Seasons Pavillion at Bradys Run Lake

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