Buttermilk Falls - December 2019
Our first snowfall of the year creates a wintry scene at the falls.
Last Run of the Hoodlebug
The last run of the Hoodlebug on the Pennsylvania Railroad in Indiana County occurred on April 18, 1940. Sixty years after the last run the rail line was converted to the Hoodlebug Trail.
The photo is from the archives of the Indiana Gazette.
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Hoodlebug Trail Bridge at Two Lick Creek
Throughout our bicycle and pedestrian trails you will find these banners.
Witch Hazel in Bloom
Along the Ghost Town Trail the yellow blooms of the Witch Hazel are found in October.
The non-venomous Red-bellied Snake is found in only a few areas of Indiana County. They are usually identified by their red bellies, although they sometimes have a black belly.
Eliza Furnace Marker
Looking at You
A white-tail deer stops took a look back while we were walking one of the trails at Blue Spruce Park.
Traveling to our four covered bridges will take you scenic country roads. This scene was taken near the Harmon Covered Bridge.
Fall Starts Here
In Indiana County the Fall season starts in the far northeast corner of the county at Hemlock Lake. Over the next couple of weeks our parks in more southern areas will display their colors also.
The Pond at Pine Lodge
A Touch of Fall
On October 3, 2019 the trees at Blue Spruce Park begin to show a touch of color.
Heading to the Falls
This path at Buttermilk Falls leads to the observation deck and the steps and platforms that take you to the lower falls area.
Buttrmilk Falls Pathway
Happy Birthday Mr. Wehrle
October 1st is the birthday of R.W. Wehrle, Indiana County's foremost naturalist and namesake of the Wehrle's Salamander. Mr. Wehrle was born in Indiana, PA on October 1, 1852.