Veterans Memorial Park/Wainer Park Trail
Trail Name: Veterans Memorial Park/Wainer Park Trail
Washington Township is a progressive community recognized for its natural beauty and “rural quality of life.” The Township’s extensive park system provides recreational green space access for all residents, and its planned commercial development corridors are home to businesses, services and light industries. A national shopping center is conveniently located at the I-79 interchange.
While in Washington Township be sure to visit:
Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm (5970 Koman Road, Edinboro; T: 814.734.2833): The farm, gift shop and restaurant are open year round. Please call for current hours. www.woodennickelbuffalo.com
Hurry Hill Farm and Maple Syrup Museum (11424 Fry Road, Edinboro; T: 814.734.1358): Visit northwestern Pennsylvania’s only Maple Museum at Hurry Hill Farm in Edinboro! Here you’ll glimpse the art and science of making pure maple syrup, a bit of the history of this delicious natural product and the fun that’s part of the entire process. For hours and directions, visit www.hurryhillfarm.org.
Edinboro Area Historical Society (123 Water Street, Edinboro; T: 814.734.6109): The Historical Society is located in a building built by Lewis Culbertson in 1861. The house is named after Aime’ Doucette, an art instructor at Edinboro State Teachers College who purchased the house in 1933. The Society maintains an archival and special collections library, and offers changing exhibits showcasing items from its collections. www.edinborohistory.org
Goodell Gardens & Homestead (221 Waterford Street (Route 6N; T: 814.734.6699) Located on a portion of the historic Goodell farm (including a 1930s cabin and 1840s barn), this site offers a variety of gardens, featuring native, pollinator-friendly, rare and extirpated specimens. Visit their website www.goodellgardens.org for hours and additional information.
Washington Township Lake Area Parks (To access this lakeside area of Washington Township, travel Angling Road to Lay Road, turn on Bonnieview Drive to Lakeview Drive to Peninsula Drive.)
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