CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Join a park ranger this Sunday for a free hike around the Johnstown Canal Basin area as they explain its importance in history.

The hike takes place rain or shine on Sunday, July 10, beginning at 2 p.m. Space is limited, and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call the Visitor Center at 814-886-6150.

Johnstown was located on the western end of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. Participants will learn about why Johnstown was an important town along the Main Line Canal.

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The hike will also highlight locations downtown that were part of the canal basin and even a few buildings that are still standing from the canal days.

If you can’t make the hike, you can also learn more online here.