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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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  • Pittsburghs Three Rivers by David Schwab U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 960.jpeg
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Upcoming Events

Thu 26 Jul 8:00pm
Venue: Underwear Bike Ride Lawrenceville meeting spot

Tue 31 Jul 3:00pm
Venue: Old Economy Village Visitor Center

Sun 12 Aug 8:00am
Venue: Pittsburgh Southside Riverfront Park

Sun 12 Aug 8:30am
Venue: Rochester Riverfront Park

Sun 12 Aug 5:30pm
Venue: Fred Taddeo Park

Sun 26 Aug 7:00am
Venue: Birmingham Bridge

Sat 1 Sep 7:00am
Venue: Riverside Park

Sat 1 Sep 9:00am
Venue: Big Knob Grange

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

Sun 9 Sep 8:30am
Venue: Rochester Riverfront Park

Wed 19 Sep 8:00am

Sat 22 Sep 7:00am
Venue: Montour Trail Mile Zero

Sun 23 Sep 10:00am
Venue: Moon Community Park

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