I S and Gertrude Sahli Nature Park, Chippewa, PA

Yesterday we took at trip to the Sahli Nature Park in Chippewa, PA. This park was recently donated and opened in June. Take Route 51, turn on McKinley and look for the sign.

Sahli Park

Parking is just beyond the building. Trails are very well-marked.

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We started by walking around the lake.

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We saw little green mosses and a few mushrooms. Many of the fallen pine cones had been eaten leaving a center stalk.

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In December it was a pleasant stroll. I expect during the summer it will be a cool and inviting path.

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Then we took the Seneca Loop Trail. Trail maps are readily available, but not necessary with the white blazes and clear signs.

12212 024A gradual ascent took us through the woods and fallen leaves.

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Little evergreens were a slice of color.

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Partway through the loop we came across a water tower.

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Otherwise, we saw mushrooms and many trees.

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The park is near the Beaver County Airport. So it is possible to see a plane.

Toward the end of the loop, we were able to look down on Chippewa Wal-Mart’s roof.

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I was surprised by how massive it was.

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A short downhill and we were back to the parking area.

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About miriamtroxler

Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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4 Responses to I S and Gertrude Sahli Nature Park, Chippewa, PA

  1. Darius says:

    looks beautiful… good photography as well. Especially the water picture. Maybe I just like nature photos?

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