George Washington Cherry Pie Hike (Butler County, PA)

February 26, 2022

Jennings Environmental Education Center

Hike through history, stroll through nature, and enjoy some cherry pie on Saturday, Feb. 26, in honor of George Washington’s birthday, and his 1753 journey through western Pennsylvania.

Event held at Jennings Environmental Education Center, a Pennsylvania State Park at 2951 Prospect Road (Pa. 528), Slippery Rock, PA 16057, just south of Route 8.   Hikers will meet reenactors portraying Washington and his guide Christopher Gist, as well as the American Indian the two encountered in the western Pennsylvania woods in 1753.

Choose from 10 guided hikes and walks. Reservations due February 20. To reserve a hiking spot, go to, then search “Cherry Pie”. Donation is $3 per person.

Sponsors: Washington’s Trail 1753 | Butler Chapter of the North Country Trail Association | Historic Harmony | Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau | North Country Brewing | Jennings Environmental Education Center.

Press Release

Skip to content