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Great vistas, great path EXCEPT

For the last 6 years our bicycle group has spend weekends in Franklin, PA riding the trail to... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
TrekingNow
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Mentor, Ohio
Excellent biking trail with good connections to more trails

Very pleasant biking trail along the river between Oil City & Franklin. Good birding and wildlife... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
CMRussell
,
Hollywood, FL
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Sep 2015
“Great vistas, great path EXCEPT”
22 Sep 2015
“Excellent biking trail with good connections to more trails”
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Oil City, PA
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

For the last 6 years our bicycle group has spend weekends in Franklin, PA riding the trail to Foxboro to enjoy lunch at the Allegheny Grill and then return to Franklin to enjoy the great restaurants there. The one GLARING problem with the trail is...More

Thank TrekingNow
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Very pleasant biking trail along the river between Oil City & Franklin. Good birding and wildlife viewing on the way. There is a Visitor's Center at the trail end in Franklin - the volunteer there is wonderful and its a good place to get information...More

Thank CMRussell
Reviewed 26 November 2014

This is a beautiful trail. Easy access in Franklin or Oil City. Paved the whole way with very interesting historical markers. Connects to the Allegheny River Trail which is equally beautiful. I highly recommend this trail. Drive up often from Pittsburgh just to do this...More

Thank bicyclers
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We rode our bikes from Emlenton to Oil City, spent the night and rode back the next day, great trip.

1  Thank nurse15601
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I love to walk here it's so pretty and right a long the water here in oil city. Many animals such as rabbits, birds, deer, chipmunks and squirrels. I would definitely encourage anyone to visit this place.

2  Thank Wens44
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Easy to find parking in Franklin, and this rail trail also connects with the Allegany River trail and the Sandy Creek trail... Lots of places to take a break, portable restrooms here and there, excellent scenery.. Justus trail is about 6 mi one way.

1  Thank CharlieB24
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Love this trail! It is well kept and a great, relaxing bicycle ride from Franklin to Oil City or Oil City to Franklin for a day trip to enjoy the food and History in either town. Lots of history markers along the way. Highly Recommended.

Thank BeenThere21stCentury
Reviewed 15 July 2012

It is a beautiful paved trail alongside the river. It is smooth with benches and picnic tables along the way.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Nice short (15 miles out and back) ride on a paved trail in excellent condition. Nice views; shady to keep the heat out on a summer day.

1  Thank Reading_travelor
Reviewed 4 July 2012

I have grown up in Franklin, PA. I come back several times a year with my family and we always bring our bikes. The trails are a very fun experiance. We have seen lots of wildlife. You can go as far as you can handle....More

Thank Lauren M
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