Streamside Trail in Mercersburg

$2,505 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 13 people in 38 months
A Streamside Trail for Mercersburg -
Where History and Ecology meet!

What will funds donated here support?

Our $150,000 goal will allow our non-profit organization to purchase the materials needed to build a handicap accessible trail for walkers, strollers, and cyclists.   Volunteers will help to build the trail.  Your donation will help make Mercersburg a more vibrant active and connected community!

Embracing this trail area and stream will help preserve Mercersburg's early history. The trail will traverse the area where Mercersburg first began as a mill town. Building the trail will also help the community revitalize the stream.

Building of the trail includes:


The restoration of natural wooded and field habitats with educational signage including both histroical and ecological information. 

A gazebo and seating areas for wildlife observation. 

Streamside rebuilding and storm water management where needed as part of the a stream quality awareness and long term stream revitalization project.

Mercersburg Area Council for Wellness (MACWell)

Our Mission

The Mercersburg Area Council for Wellness (MACWell) is a non-profit organization which was founded to create and support a groundswell of personal and community commitment to making the Mercersburg area a place that inspires its people to live well. Just as the family you're raised in affects your health choices, the environment in which you live impacts the choices you make.

Mercersburg has joined towns and cities across the country who are working to create environments that encourage physical activity,nutritious eating habits, and a balanced life style. Our Council is a volunteer organization founded in the Spring of 2008 by interested health providers, school, business and community representatives.

Current Projects:

Building a Streamside Trail. Signage for safe walking and cycling. Working with Penn DOT for safe shoulders. Everyday Chef Community Cooking Class. Revitalization of Johnston Run. Healthy Habits articles.
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$2,505 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 13 people in 38 months
Created July 30, 2015
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EG
$25
Elizabeth Grant
33 months ago

Im excited to see the trail and all the native plants and wildflowers that will be flourishing along this neglected stream bank!

$50
Elizabeth George
34 months ago

This will be an amazing place - right now, I think a lot of people don't even realize we have a stream!!

CG
$50
Carrie Gray
36 months ago

Excited to see this dream become a reality...

CA
$30
Chris Ardinger
38 months ago
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I hope your efforts are successful!

$25
Laurie Rice
38 months ago
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Good luck on this wonderful project!

MH
$100
Marianne Herr-Paul
38 months ago
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How could I not donate to a project that preserves and promotes health for my local community. While I live in Greencastle, I love to visit Mercersburg, and have many friends and patients there who can benefit from this.

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