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Facebook news page

We have started a facebook page for news and updates regarding Rock Point Park. If you are a facebook user, just log into your account and do a search for "Friends of Rock Point Park" and open the page. Click the "Like" button at the top of the page, and you will start receiving all page […]

Fall is upon us, so comes the end

Hello friends! I come to you today with a heavy heart. I’ve decided that the Rock Point Park Newsletter will be ending. The Rock Point Park website (and newsletter) began on December 7, 2007, and I had high hopes that many folks, especially those from (or originally from) the Ellwood City region would have some […]

Ellwood City Memories

Our friend Ben from Ellwood City, just launched his new website called Ellwood City Memories. I was delighted to see what a good job he did on it, and recommend everyone to visit and see for yourself. While you’re there, take a moment to sign his guestbook. Again, kudos to Ben on a job well […]

Saturday’s Get-together

Eleven inquisitive minds gathered yesterday to enjoy a walk around the Rock Point Nature Area, exploring the terrain and looking for signs of the past. The weather was perfect, and we all had a great time! As predicted, the poison ivy was abundant, and although everyone did their best to avoid the "menace of the […]

Rock Point Park featured in news story

Bob Bauder, feature journalist for the Beaver County Times, wrote a wonderful article that was published in today’s paper. Bob pieces the story together very nicely, and it is sure to draw widespread attention to this beautiful place! The article was so well done, it was even picked up by Yahoo News for their national […]

Recreation plans

I saw this story in the Ellwood City Ledger, and thought our readers might be interested… The Connoquenessing Creek rapids between Ellport and Rock Point are challenging even for accomplished canoe paddlers like Dave McQuaid. But fording – the term for pulling a boat out of the water and traveling over land – is potentially […]


Pittsburgh TV station, WPXI Channel 11, recognized the Rock Point Park website by including it in it’s coverage in a recent episode. After becoming a fan of the show, I wrote in to see if they thought the website was worthy of inclusion, and they agreed that it was! We are honored to have been […]

Saturday’s Tour

Nine "Friends of Rock Point Park" enjoyed touring the historic remains of the property yesterday. The sky was overcast, but fortunately the rain held off until we began the ride home. It was a bit breezy and the temperature was in the 50s; a perfect day for stomping around in the woods. We had a […]