McConnells Mill State Park

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McConnells Mill State Park


Location:40 miles north of Pittsburgh, via I-79, in the central western portion of the state.
Facilities:Picnic areas, hiking trails (11 miles), historical center, playfield, playground, scenic vistas.
Activities:Whitewater boating (rafting, canoeing, and kayaking), fishing, hiking, hunting, rock climbing and rappelling, nature programs, guided tours of the restored gristmill.
Special Features:Park features Slippery Rock Creek, a steep-sided gorge, and class II to IV river (depending on water level), Trail of Geology, and the Slippery Rock Gorge, designated a National Natural Landmark.
Address:RR 2, Box 16
Portersville, PA 16051

Phone:724-368-8091
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/mcconnellsmill.aspx
Size: 2,546 acres.

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We think it important to applaud the DEP's initial decision, which recognized that there is no reason to locate a landfill next to a jewel like McConnell's Mill State Park," said George Jugovic, Jr.
PennFuture represented Friends of McConnell's Mill, who opposed construction of a proposed residual waste landfill within 1,000 feet of McConnell's Mill State Park, in Butler and Lawrence Counties by Sechan Limestone Industries, Inc.
Everyone who visits the park this Fourth of July will now know that their children will be able to enjoy many future picnics at McConnell's Mill State Park," said Jugovic.