PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Funds ARP

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1/15/2018 Wolf Administration Announces $50 Million Investment to Improve Recreation, Community Revitalization across Pennsylvania ​Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced an investment of $50 million for 280 projects across Pennsylvania that will create new recreational opportunities, conserve natural resources, and help revitalize local communities. “Many of the projects being funded — improvements to local […]

TribLive: Dock swings allow people to enjoy access to the River

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Nearly 1,000 pounds of steel comprises the newest section of the public fishing dock at Aspinwall Riverfront Park. Installed August 29, the mesh cage was uniquely designed to accommodate swings overlooking the Allegheny River. “Since the beginning, it’s been our goal to create a park that’s a community treasure and catalyst for trail expansion to […]

TribLive: ARP Opens off-leash dog area

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Aspinwall Riverfront Park opens off-leash dog area TAWNYA PANIZZI | Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, 12:48 p.m. Dog owners rejoice — an off-leash park opened Aug. 5 at Aspinwall Riverfront Park. The small contained area is the only one of its kind in the community to be open year-round. Dubbed “Boo Boo and Tiger’s Playground,” the space […]

ARP Opens a Dog Park

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Aspinwall Riverfront Park is opening an off-leash dog park. The dog park is named “Boo Boo and Tiger’s Playground” after Mark Minnerly and Justin Bragg’s dog Boo Boo and the Crookston Family’s dog Tiger who passed away within a week of each other in 2015.  Mr. Minnerly and Mr. Bragg gave a gift to the […]

Bill’s Dock Opening at ARP July 2

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Aspinwall, PA  Thanks to generous gifts from the Estate of William M. Cadwallader and the support of the Hillman Foundation, Bill’s Dock, an expansive, handicapped accessible public fishing dock’s Grand Opening is planned for July 2 at Aspinwall Riverfront Park. The dock’s opening festivities will take place at the Park from 5 -7:30 PM and […]

TribLive: ARP Earns Top Honor from State

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Aspinwall Riverfront Park earns top honor from state TAWNYA PANIZZI | Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 2:03 p.m. Susan Crookston, Aspinwall Riverfront Park executive director, received a state award on April 23 for the park’s efforts in connecting people with nature. Officials from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources last week presented the Green […]