Among the trails mentioned in the piece is the Butler Freeport Community Trail, a 21-mile rail-trail that opened in 1989. The trail, which is a crushed limestone surface, is great for walking, jogging, hiking, bicycling and even cross-country skiing (mentioned here just because it’s still March in western Pennsylvania and, well, you never know). Discover the Burgh describes the Butler Freeport Community Trail in greater detail in an article it updated earlier this year: “For those who like to be out in rolling hills and farmland, the Butler half of the trail is for you. The trees thin out a bit at this section of the trail and allow for views of sweeping vistas and several active farms just feet away from the path.”
Not far from the Butler Freeport Community Trail in Sarver, is the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s Todd Nature Reserve and its six miles of hiking trails bursting with natural beauty.