Herald Standard: By Steve Farris

A new mountain biking trail created by volunteers recently opened in Ohiopyle State Park.

The new Canyon’s Edge trail, a mile-long loop for riders with intermediate level skills, connects to the Sugarloaf Trail off of Sugarloaf Road.

Scott Bortree, a former longtime river guide, and a couple other volunteers did most of the work on the trail last year and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), which manages the state’s parks, approved it in June.

An avid biker, Bortree said he was scouting the park for “sweet spots” for new trails when he checked out the area off of Sugarloaf Road.

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