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Post-Gazette: Sandcastle, county near accord on path for bike trail

Saturday, October 04, 2008
By Lawrence Walsh, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sandcastle has given permission to two groups of PNC Legacy Trail bicyclists to ride through its property today.

And, if an agreement can be reached between the owner of Sandcastle and Allegheny County, a half-mile portion of the water park will be open to the public as part of the Great Allegheny Passage. The passage is a 150-mile nonmotorized, multipurpose trail that extends — almost — from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Md., where it joins the 182.5-mile long C&O Canal Towpath to Washington, D.C.

Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato and Kennywood/Sandcastle President Peter J. McAneny said in a joint news release yesterday that they have made “significant progress” to accommodate the trail through Sandcastle property. Read more»

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