County Township Year Acreage Type Conservation Values
County: Columbia Township: Benton Year: 2007 Acreage: 42.68 Type: Easement Conservation Values:
  • In the Public's View
  • Public Recreation
  • Water Resource Protection

The Fishing Creek Sportsmen's Association wanted to assure that access to Fishing Creek in Columbia County would be available to the public. They worked with NPC to place a conservation easement on this property just north of Benton. Over 2,600 feet of frontage on Fishing Creek border the protected property which also has a beautiful vista along Pennsylvania Route 239 providing motorists with views of the Fishing Creek valley.