Dead Man's Hollow
Dead Man's Hollow Conservation Area across the
Youghiogheny River from Versailles, PA.
The Wildlife Preserve at Dead Man’s Hollow encompasses 440 acres of highly significant wildlife habitat in Lincoln and Liberty Boroughs. The Preserve is the largest privately protected conservation area in Allegheny County.
The main access point to Dead Man’s Hollow is from the Great Allegheny Passage, 1/2 mile downstream from the Boston Bridge. The property features trails, benches, a pond and the ruins of a ceramic tile factory. Local school groups and the Audubon Society use the area for educational programs. More information about the history and lore of Deadman’s Hollow can be found at www.dead-mans-hollow.com.
Allegheny Land Trust has a color brochure describing the evolution of Dead Man’s Hollow from a less-than-pristine industrial center to a wild place that provides recreational and educational opportunities for the public. You may download download the brochure (880KB PDF) or request one by mail by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the Trust at 412-741-2750.