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    • 11th Annual Buffalo Creek Half Marathon

    • Posted October 12, 2016
    • More details: http://www.butlerfreeporttrail.org/buffalo-creek-half/ All New Start – Cabot Methodist Church 707 Winfield Rd, Cabot, PA 16023 Finish- 2nd Street, Ext, Freeport, PA 16229  . . . Read More
    • Fellowship Crossing is OPEN-enjoy

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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    • Ron Bennett, First President of the BFCTC, presented this speech at the First Annual Dinner April 10, 2011

    • Posted September 2, 2015
    • I was honored when asked to spend a few moments to talk about our trail. When my friend and tireless trail volunteer – Art Borland, asked me to talk about the trail, I asked him how long I needed to speak.  He said about 20 minutes or so.  My problem now is how do you. . . Read More
    • POLICY CONCERNING USAGE OF “OTHER POWER-DRIVEN MOBILITY DEVICES

    • Posted September 2, 2015
    • PURSUANT TO 28 C.F.R. §§ 35.130 (b)(7), (h) “A public entity shall make reasonable modifications in policies, practices, or procedures when the modifications are necessary to avoid discrimination on the basis of disability, unless the public entity can demonstrate that making the modifications would fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program, or activity.” 28 C.F.R. § 35.130(b)(7). But, “[a] public. . . Read More
    • Butler Freeport Historic GeoTrail

    • Posted September 2, 2015
    • Twenty historical caches have been placed on the trail. Each cache box contains a passport (please take only one passport)or (download one here BFTHGTpassport ), visit each cache and obtain the keyword, when you have filled your passport contact president@butlerfreeporttrail.org to purchase your custom, trackable geocoin or it will be available at local events. A $10 donation. . . Read More

Trail Heads

The Butler-Freeport Community Trail is about an hour northeast of the City of Pittsburgh. The 21 mile rail-trail on the corridor, open since 1989, is nestled in the scenic wooded valley that follows Little Buffalo Creek to Buffalo Creekand on to the Allegheny River at Freeport. The trail is flat and easy to ride. Heading north from Butler, you’ll be on a slight incline. The trail surface moves from crushed stone to dirt to asphalt. Find A Trail Head»

Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment. Learn More»

News & Events

The trail offers a safe, quiet, peaceful, green, asphalt-free place for daily walking, jogging, health-enhancing physical activity, and simply strolling. Benches or picnic tables are placed at regular intervals in scenic locations. Restroom facilities are available seasonally from May to October. During weekdays, one will find mothers with young children, groups of retired folks, and local children enjoying the trail. Evenings bring out local families. Read More»