Friday, May 4, 2018

Sen. Yudichak Kicks Off 165-Hike On Delaware & Lehigh Trail May 8

Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) will kick off his Senator Takes a Hike on the Delaware & Lehigh Trail May 8 with a press event featuring DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, D&L National Heritage Corridor Executive Director Elissa Garofalo, and state and local officials.
Sen. Yudichak made a promise that if the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl, he would hike the 165-mile long Delaware & Lehigh Trail.
Throughout his hike, which will take place over several days this spring and summer, Sen. Yudichak will be celebrating heritage tourism in Pennsylvania, increasing the awareness about the value of the D&L Trail in Pennsylvania communities, and celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Anthracite and the 30th Anniversary of U.S. Congress establishing the D&L National Heritage Corridor.
Click Here to watch a video about the walk with Sen. Yudichak and Secretary Dunn.  Click Here to learn more about the D&L Trail.
After the press event May 8, the Senator will hike the first segment of the trail between Bristol and Morrisville-- six miles, ending at Falls Township Community Park, 9050 Mill Creek Road, Levittown.
The press event will be held at the Delaware River Waterfront (Bristol Wharf) in Bristol, Bucks County starting at 1:00.
Sen. Yudichak serves as Minority Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.
Visit the Sen. Yudichak Takes A Hike On The D&L Trail webpage for more information. Questions should be directed to Carly Simpson by calling 717-787-7105 or sending email to: or Brad Hurley 570-952-5629.
To learn more about trails in Pennsylvania, visit the Explore PA Trails website.

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