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Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park

Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation

2015 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK

THANK YOU to all participants at our very successful 5th annual fundraiser races. There were 112 runners at the half-marathon start, and 77 runners or walkers at the 5k start. That’s our biggest turnout so far! Thirty-three hard-working volunteers made it all possible.

For photos and discussion, visit our Facebook page (you don’t have to be a Facebook user to look at it!) at www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Pine-Grove-Furnace-State-Park/131815140192988.

We appreciate your support of Pine Grove Furnace State Park. We raised (after expenses) more than $4,500. All of that money stays at Pine Grove Furnace State Park for projects such as a new hiking bridge across Mountain Creek between our park’s two lakes.

We hope to see you in June 2016 for the sixth annual races!

2015 PINE GROVE FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP LETTER

2015 MAJOR EVENTS SCHEDULE AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

IN THE NEWS: IRON FURNACE REPAIRS MADE AT PINE GROVE FURNACE STATE PARK!

Click here to read the press release.

PINS & PATCHES!

Remember your visit to Pine Grove Furnace. Special items for sale to benefit activities at the Park. Click here!


Mission Statement

“The Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park exists to keep history alive and promote the educational and recreational programs of the park and surrounding areas through special events and trail development while protecting the park’s natural resources.”

Our primary goal is to raise revenue to support the park in completing projects that include but are not limited to:

The old furnace stack at<br/>Pine Grove Furnace State Park

A view of the old furnace stack at
Pine Grove Furnace State Park.

  • Bridge work on trails
  • Enhancement and creation of trail links
  • Resource management - control of invasive species/ planting natives
  • The enhancement of the Furnace Stack area
  • A new playground
  • The development of interpretive displays.

 

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