Eliza Furnace Trail, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes
N 40° 25.566 W 079° 57.222
17T E 588755 N 4475577
Quick Description: paved trail for biking, rollerblading, walking, running
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 12:16:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM4C3R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member IDIFers
Views: 67

Long Description:
The official name of this 4 mile long trail connecting South Oakland with downtown Pittsburgh is "Eliza Furnace Trail", but to many it is known as the "Jail Trail" since it passes right next to the county prison. In spring 2008, a connecting trail to the South Side Trail was opened, with a bridge span over the Monongahela River. There is a bicycle rental concession at the downtown trail-head.

Country: USA

State/Province/etc.: Pennsylvania

Trail Start (town): Pittsburgh

Trail Finish (town): Pittsburgh

Trail Length: 4

Trail Surface: Paved

Fees: no

Pack Animals Allowed: Not Listed

Rail-to-Trail Sign: Not listed

Internet Link(s): Not listed

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