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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

  • Monaca-Pa-Ohio-Beaver-River-Bridges.jpg
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  • P and LE Bridge Ohio River 960.jpg
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  • Pittsburghs Three Rivers by David Schwab U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 960.jpeg
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  • ORWT-New-Brighton-Fishing-Park-Dam-2.jpg
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  • ORWT-Beaver-Creek-Kayak-Company-Guided-Tour.jpg
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  • Georgetown-Island-Purple-Loosestrife.jpg
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  • Montgomery Pool by Vincent Troia 240 x 180.jpg
  • ORWT-Little-Beaver-Creek-Park-Ducks.jpg
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  • ORWT-New-Brighton-Fishing-Park-Beaver-River.jpg
  • ORWT-Little-Beaver-Creek-Rapids-Beaver-Creek-Kayak-Co.jpg
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  • SELENA KAYAKING FALLFEST 2012 240 x 180.jpg
  • Monaca-Boat-Launch-Kayak-Rack-July-2011.jpg
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Upcoming Events

Fri 20 Oct 5:30pm
Venue: Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh

Sat 21 Oct 3:00pm
Venue: Park Moor Industrial

Thu 26 Oct 8:30pm
Venue: Lawrenceville

Fri 3 Nov 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Fri 3 Nov 9:00am
Venue: Marriott Courtyard Pittsburgh North/Cranberry Woods

Sun 5 Nov 8:30pm
Venue: Watt's Mill NCT Trailhead

Mon 20 Nov 6:00pm
Venue: Wampum Depot Train Station and Community Park

Fri 1 Dec 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Fri 5 Jan 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Sun 7 Jan 9:30am
Venue: REI - Southside Works

Fri 2 Feb 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

Sat 10 Feb 1:00pm
Venue: Montour Woods Recreation Area

Fri 2 Mar 7:30am
Venue: Route 51

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