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Winter has a beauty all its own...explore and enjoy!

But if you are also longing for reminders of all seasons in our natural world and recreation adventures...

February 7–8, 2020

Barrow-Civic Theatre

1223 Liberty Street, Franklin, PA

Next to Franklin on Ice

Friday: 5-7:00 pm


10 am-6 pm







Be a part of continuing to build a community of artists and citizens passionate about our natural and outdoor recreation assets. $100 or $50 sponsorships will show your support for our region.  In 2019, 693 visitors from 7 states came to the show!

This free public event is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.  The PCA grant to Penn Soil RC&D is awarded via Erie Arts & Culture. 


Friday Artists


Nature Art Showcase

and Sale
Presented by Council on Greenways & Trails and Penn Soil RC&D Council

5th Annual

Questions or further information requests may be directed to:

Penn Soil RC&D Council at (814) 726-1441, Marilyn Black at (814) 677-3152, Ext. 105

Campbell's Pottery


Our trails and waterways, parks and open space provide adventure and inspiration.

Where will yours be?

What will you find?

Find Events this season

Under Connect to You!

CGT members

are making sure the region does have what they need!

Look at what we

are doing!

Recreation & Economic Development

Are you a business with goods or services outdoor recreation visitors need?  Are you in a Trail Town?


Full report - 2013 EPT Trail User Survey & Economic Impact Analysis


Do you want to protect your land and pass it on to your children?


The Council on Greenways & Trails (CGT) works with those in the region that are realizing the value of our natural and outdoor recreational resources and partnering to protect and/or develop those resources for the benefit of our citizens and visitors and increase the economic impact that they bring.


 * Protection of Natural Resources

 * Support of Economic Prosperity

 * Stewardship of Pennsylvania's 

    Rural and Farmland Legacy

 * Conservation of Scenic, Historic

    and Cultural Resources

 * Public Recreation, Health, and


 * Creation of Educational


 * Promotion of Sustainable

   Development &

   Sound Land Use


Through the partnerships and the projects already completed, the members of the Council on Greenways & Trails are working together as never before.  Connections are being made through the realization that partnerships can impact entire regions and seemingly intangible quality of life issues can have real economic impact

Get Involved

Join a trail group or a local land trust.  What skills and talents can you add to the projects?


Are you a business that provides goods and services to trail users?


Nominate someone or a group for the Greenways Awards.

Flying disks at the Park