When the last Wisconsin glacial age reshaped North America more than 10,000 years ago, it excavated the Great Lakes and carved out the Middle Allegheny River Gorge southward from the current-​day Allegheny Reservoir in Warren County down to Emlenton in southern Venango County. There, far above the river, the steep slopes send streams…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading A hiker’s guide to natural secrets
For the Allegheny River, a journey of 352 miles begins with a single drop of water. Emerging from a hillside in rural, wooded Potter County, in northern Pennsylvania, the trickle swells to a river that provides drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people, 72 miles of navigable waterway for barges and industry…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A Portrait of the Allegheny
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