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2016 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK

Here are the results for 2016:

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2017 Fall Furnace Festival

  • Next year’s Fall Furnace Fest will be the weekend of October 21-22, 2017 (not on Oct. 15-16).

Please join us for these 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • First Day Hike, Sunday, January 1: Join the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace for a New Year’s Day hike on Mountain Creek Trail, including a new bridge across the creek. Meet at the Laurel Lake Boat Ramp at 1 PM. Click here to view the flyer.
  • Earth Day, Saturday April 22: Volunteers are needed for trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, and other tasks to get the park ready for the busy summer season. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers.
  • Woodsy Owl Weekend, May 19-21: Two nights free camping in exchange for a Saturday morning volunteering in the park. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers on May 20. To participate, please sign up via the State Park office.
  • Iron Run & Charcoal Challenge, Saturday, June 10: The annual Iron Run Half-Marathonis a trail run over the hills and through the woods. The Charcoal Challenge is a 5k run/walk.Runners can sign up at www.RunReg.com (check our website at the end of January for details). Also, we need volunteers along the race course: if you can help, please email PGFvolunteers@gmail.com.
  • National Public Lands Day, Saturday September 30:Volunteers help to maintain trails and structures in the park, and replace invasive plants with natives. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers.
  • Fall Furnace Fest, October 21-22: Join us for a 2-day family oriented weekend event with live music, craft & food vendors, history demonstrations, hay wagon rides, pumpkin carving and the story of the “Hairy Hand” at Fuller Lake. Volunteers are needed, whether for a few hours or during the entire two-day festival: please email PGFvolunteers@gmail.com.

2016 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK

Here are the results for the Iron Run Half-Marathon and Charcoal Challenge 5K

2017 PINE GROVE FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP LETTER

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP?

2016 Schedule of Events and Volunteer Opportunities

100th Anniversary Commemorative Sale:

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