DCNR Secretary Celebrates New Boat Launch on Juniata River in Mifflin County, PA

April 26, 2017 PR Newswire
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MCVEYTOWN, Pa., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today helped celebrate a new boat launch and riverfront access on the Juniata River in McVeytown, Mifflin County.

“Pennsylvania has 2,100 miles of water trails statewide, and we are continually seeking additional access points for the public so they can get out and have fun on the water,” Dunn said.  “This boat launch is the only access point on a 22-mile stretch of the Juniata, so this project is a great accomplishment.”

Mifflin County received a $125,000 DCNR grant for the boat launch at 155 River Road. Partners on the project include the National Park Service (NPS) Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network, municipal governments that will maintain the site, and Raymond and Arlene Byler who leased the launch property to the county…

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