State parks scramble to hire, prepare for summer season

MAY 30 2018

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Ohiopyle State Park's full-time crew swells from 14 to 40 during the summer months to handle the hundreds of thousands of visitors who come for hiking, backpacking, kayaking, camping, canoeing and picnicking, Manager Kenneth Bisbee said.  “Our summer months are really busy,” Bisbee said, noting he still needs to fill two full-time positions and four seasonal positions.In addition to the park's 20,500 acres, Ohiopyle's staff is responsible for maintaining 27 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage — the section between Connellsville and Confluence, he said.  Read more...


The Great Allegheny Passage ® (GAP) rail-trail offers 150 miles of hiking and biking from Cumberland MD to Pittsburgh,PA.


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