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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Confluence, PA
Event Name: Turkeyfoot Valley
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112957 2019/Y2275
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K, 5K - 1B
Description: The word confluence is defined as a coming together. The town is well named as this is where the Youghiogheny River, Casselman River, and Laurel Creek join. It was called Turkeyfoot by the native Americans and early settlers because of its shape when seen from the surrounding mountaintops.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Points of Reference, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: See Comments
Location: Start Box is located at Mitch's Fuel & Food, 479 Latrobe Ave., Confluence, PA. Somerset County
Start Point / Driving Directions: Walk event starts at the closed Parkview Grill, 482 Hughart St. Confluence, PA. across the park from Mitch's Fuel and Food. From the PA Turnpike West: Take the Donegal Exit #91. Turn left onto Rt 31. After two miles, turn RIGHT onto Rt 711/381 S. Continue 10 miles to Normalville. Turn LEFT to continue on Rt 381 S. Follow Rt 381 S for 11 miles into Ohiopyle. Cross over the river and under the bike bridge. Turn LEFT onto Sugarloaf Road (the road just after Negley) and continue 8 miles through the park.Turn LEFT onto Rt 281. Cross the Youghiogheny and Casselman River Bridges and turn left on Oden St, left at Logan Place, right on Hughart (1 block). Parkview Grill will be on your left across from Park. Mitch's Fuel and Food is across the park. From the PA Turnpike East: Take the Somerset Exit #110. Take Rt . 281 South. Go through Somerset, New Centerville, New Lexington, Kingwood, and Ursina to Confluence. In Confluence, turn right on Oden St, left at Logan Place,right on Hugart (1 block) Parkview Grill will be on your left across from park. From the South (DC, MD, VA): Take I-270 north to Frederick, then I-70 west to Hancock, then Rt. 40 and I-68 through Cumberland. Take Exit 14 (Keysers Ridge) to Rt. 40 west to just before Addison, PA. Turn right onto Rt 523 north and pass through Listonburg and Hernedsville. In Confluence, Rt 523 becomes Oden St. Turn Left at Logan Place, right on Hugart (1 block). Parkview Grill will be on your left across from Park.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Start Point Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am- 8 pm; Fri-Sun 6 am- 8 pm. Walk during daylight hours only. NO FREE WALKERS.
Host Club: Mon Valley Trailblazers
Contact: Lori Lamberski (724) 858-5965
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