Trail Location and Length
The trail travels along Redbank Creek from the confluence with the Allegheny River at MP 0, where the trail meets the Armstrong Trail. Both are part of the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail Alliance. A bridge at MP 19.5 connects to South Bethlehem in Armstrong County. The trail travels through New Bethlehem in Clarion County at the mid-point, MP 20-21, and continues through Hawthorn (near the Redbank Valley Municipal Park), into Jefferson County at mile 27.8, into Summerville and continues currently to just beyond the Rose Siding Bridge, near Maple Street, (and MP 41.11) in Brookville, Jefferson County. Just before the Rose Siding Bridge, to the left is Brookville’s Depot St. Spur which leads to downtown Brookville across from the Giant Eagle on Route 36.
All 41.11 miles of the main trail in Jefferson and Clarion County have now been improved, except for crushed limestone surfacing between mile 6 at Lawsonham and mile 11.4 near Leatherwood Station Road in Clarion County.
The Sligo Spur travels from Lawsonham at MP 6, for 9 miles to just south of Sligo in the center of Clarion County. It has not yet been improved. See Facebook or the current status report for current trail surface conditions.