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AOAA Phase II RFP
Technical and engineering services to complete three projects: 1) Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) Phase II Trailhead event area and additional parking; 2) AOAA Non-motorized trailhead and trails; and 3) AOAA Carbon Run Headwaters Project. [download

Employment
See the latest Job Postings at the AOAA. read more ...

Northumberland Awards First Act 13 Mini-grant
The Northumberland County Conservation District (NCCD) awarded its first Act 13 Mini Grant award to the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA). read more ...

2014 Meeting Dates Posted
Starting Jan, 2014, all meetings will begin at 6:30 PM in the Northumberland County Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area Trailhead. read more ...

Where is the AOAA?
You can find directions to the AOAA by visiting the Trail Head page. 

Are you looking to Join a local ATV club?
The Anthracite Trail Riders are now taking memberships.  Visit their Facebook page for details. 
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AOAA Trailhead

AOAA Trail Head
4100 State Route 125, Coal Township, PA 17866-7806

GPS Coordinates: 40.765230, -76.545104



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From Interstate 81

  • I-81 North or South to the PA-901 (EXIT 116)
  • Take the PA-901 W
  • Follow PA-901 to Route 61 N into the town of Shamokin
  • Continue to follow 61 N until it intersects with MARKET ST / PA-125 S (At traffic light & Dunkin' Donuts)
  • Make a left onto MARKET 5T / PA-125 S
  • Make a slight right onto BEAR VALLEY AVENUE / PA-125 S
  • When PA-125 S makes a hard left you stay on PA-125 S and head up the mountain. 
  • You will pass through the small town of Burnside, continue on PA 125 S to the top of the mountain, the entrance is on the left, there's a gated road on the right. 
  • If you get to the top ofthe mountain do not head down the other side you've gone too far.

From Interstate 80

  • Take exit 224 (old exit 33) - Danville (off of 1-80)
  • When you exit, take Rt. 54 East toward Danville
  • Turn RIGHT onto PA-487 / W VALLEY AVE. Continue to follow PA-487.
  • Turn LEFT onto PA-61 S.
  • Follow PA-61 S into the town of Shamokin (DO NOT TAKE PA ROUTE 225)
  • Cross the Cameron Bridge and BEAR LEFT onto Sunbury Street
  • RIGHT onto MARKET STREET / PA-125 S (At traffic light & Dunkin' Donuts)
  • Follow MARKET STREET / PA-125 S
  • Make a slight right onto BEAR VALLEY AVENUE / PA-125 S
  • When PA-125 S makes a hard left you stay on PA-125 S and head up the mountain. 
  • You will pass through the small town of Burnside, continue on PA 125 S to the top of the mountain, the entrance is on the left, there's a gated road on the right. 
  • If you get to the top of the mountain do not head down the other side you've gone too far.



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AOAA Trail Head, 4100 State Route 125, Coal Township, PA 17866-7806 | 570-648-2626

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