May Field Trips 2021

Saturday, May 15, 2021, 1:00 PM

Boyce Mayview Regional Park, Upper St. Clair Township, Allegheny County

Leader: Mary Ann Pike

Contact Information: cell: (412) 855-8239; mapike@earthlink.net

We will initially travel downhill to get to the riparian forest and wetlands at the bottom. 

Directions: From Pittsburgh, proceed south on US 19 (Washington Road) to Boyce Road which is 3.0 miles south of South Hills Village (at Fort Couch Road). Turn right onto Boyce Road and proceed 0.5 mile to the intersection with Morton Road on the right. Turn right onto Morton Road and continue about 1.5 miles to parking for the Morton Complex on the left side of the road. Park here.

Alternatively, take I-79 south.Take Exit 54/ Bridgeville. At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Millers Run Road (PA 50) and proceed to the traffic light at the T-intersection with Washington Pike. Turn right onto Washington Pike and drive for 2.1 miles to the intersection with Boyce Road. Turn left onto Boyce and proceed 1.4 miles to the traffic light at the intersection with Mayview Road. Continue on Boyce Road for another 1.1 mile to Morton Road. Turn left onto Morton Road and continue about 1.5 miles to parking for the Morton Complex on the left side of the road. Park here. 

GPS Coordinates: 40.32842, -80.09581

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 12:30 PM

Cornplanter State Forest, Strawbridge Tract Crawford County

Leaders:  Joe and Bonnie Isaac; Cell- 724-944-7160; E‑mail:  IsaacB@CarnegieMNH.Org

Start time: 1 p.m. but bring your lunch to enjoy the picnic area at 12:30 pm-ish.

Directions: From Pittsburgh, take I-79 north to Exit 147A for Meadville. Turn right onto US 19. On the highway bridge into town, stay in the right lane to continue straight into town onto Park Ave. Continue 3/4 mile and turn right onto North St for PA 27 East. Continue about ½ mile to pick up a left hand turn onto PA77 East. Continue 12 miles to turn right onto PA 408. Travel PA 408 for 7 miles to Strawbridge Road. Turn left and continue about ½ mile to the parking and picnic area. 

GPS coordinates: 41.6754, -79.8533 Reply  Reply All  Forward

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