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TO VINTONDALE, PENNSYLVANIA
From points east of Vintondale:
A) Take Route 22 West. The Vintondale turnoff is several miles west of the Nanty Glo exit. You will pass a white church on the left. About a mile late, you will pass a strip mine on the right and a small white sign that says "Village of Chickaree". You reach quickly reach flashing amber lights, and the Sheepskin Shop will be on the left. Turn right onto Chickaree Hill Road at the flashing lights.
B) Take this road until you come to a "Stop unless right turn" sign, and turn right. Follow this road into Vintondale. Turn left onto Main Street, and go over the bridge west of town. Turn into the parking lot on the right just after the bridge. Follow the Ghost Town Trail to the right, and you are at the western end of the site.
From points west of Vintondale:
Take Route 22 East towards Vintondale. You will encounter a sign directing you to a left turn to Vintondale at Wehrum Road, but DO NOT take this turn. Continue traveling east of Route 22 until you encounter flashing amber lights at Chickaree Hill Road. You will see the Sheepskin Shop on the right from where you make the turn. DO not pass the Sheepskin Shop, or you have gone too far. Turn left onto Chickaree Hill Road. Follow part B of the directions listed above.
The view from the Ghost Town Trail is somewhat wheelchair accessible, with an insignificant amount of slope, but the trail is made of packed dirt and crusher run limestone. The site itself will have trails that are either crusher run limestone and packed earth, or trails covered with shredded tires or mulch.