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Dates: 11/3/2018 - 11/3/2018
City / State: Finleyville, PA
Event Name: Mingo Creek Park Walk
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110769 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K and 10K - 2B
Description: Paved portion of the walk is wheelchair and stroller accessible and leads to picnic facilities and the Ebenezer Covered Bridge; pets on leash and cleaned up after (There is a dog "Leash free" area), Trail is rated moderate to difficult and is half shaded and half exposed with paved areas and a dirt trail surface.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Points of Reference, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Start time 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and finish by 7 p.m.
Location: Finleyville, Mingo Creek Park-Pavilion #2; Unsanctioned Star Gaze Party at dusk; Washington County.
Start Point / Driving Directions: Pavilion #2, Mingo Creek Park, 1327 Venetia Rd, Finleyville, Nottingham Twp, PA 15330****From the North (Pittsburgh) Take I-79 S to Exit 9 (Houston/Eighty Four) turn right onto Rt 519 S, go two stop signs, stay on 519 S to intersection of Rt 519 and Rt 136, turn left onto Rt 136 E for approx. 6 miles, turn left onto Sichi Hill Road (across from Mingo Inn), at the bottom of the hill bear right and take the next right into the west entrance to the park****From the South (MD, VA, DC) Take I-79 N to I-70 E to Dunningsville Exit #27, turn left onto Brownlee Rd, go about 3 miles, turn right onto Rt 136, follow 136 for about 4 miles, start looking for a sign "Mingo Creek County Park" on the left, turn left onto Sichi Hill Rd (across from Mingo Inn), at bottom of hill bear right and take the next right into the West Entrance of the park****From the West (OH, IL) Take I-70 East and follow the directions 'From the South' from I-70 E to Dunningsville Exit # 27 to the park****From the East (NJ, NY) Take I-70 W, merge onto PA-43 Turnpike North (road toll), take Rt 136 exit-Exit #44 toward Eighty Four/Monongahela, turn left onto Dry Run Rd/Rt-136, continue to follow Rt 136, turn right onto Sichi Hill Road (across from Mingo Inn), at the bottom of the hill bear right and take the next right into the West Entrance to the park.
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: All participants must pay the $3 fee for IVV Credit. There are no "Free Walkers". Restrooms, fountains, picnic shelters, and grills are found during the first part of the hike, along the paved walk-way; the paved path to the Ebenezer Covered Bridge is a short walk. The remainder of the hike is hilly and can be muddy. You may consider joining an unsanctioned Star Gaze Party at dusk at the Mingo Creek Park Observatory at 10 Shelter Way, past Shelter 10, Mingo Creek Park.
Host Club: Mon Valley Trailblazers
Contact: Lori Lamberski (724) 858-5965
Website: www.MVTrailblazers.com
E-Mail Contact: monvalleytrailblazers@gmail.com