WHO: Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) will kick off his Senator Takes a Hike initiative with a press event featuring DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, D&L National Heritage Corridor Executive Director Elissa Garofalo, and state and local officials.
WHAT: Senator Yudichak made a promise that if the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl, he would hike the 165-mile long Delaware & Lehigh Trail. Throughout his hike, which will take place over several days this spring and summer, Senator Yudichak will be celebrating heritage tourism in Pennsylvania, increasing the awareness about the value of the D&L Trail in Pennsylvania communities, and celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Anthracite and the 30th Anniversary of U.S. Congress establishing the D&L National Heritage Corridor. After the press event, the Senator will hike the first segment of the trail between Bristol and Morrisville (six miles, ending at Falls Township Community Park, 9050 Mill Creek Road, Levittown, PA 19054).
WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Delaware River Waterfront (Bristol Wharf) | Historic Bristol Borough | 100 Basin Park, Bristol, PA 19007