PLE directions & maps

The Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology is located in Linesville, PA

  • Location: 40° 4' 26" north latitude, 80° 25' 35" west longitude

  • Elevation: 300 meters

If you have GPS, here are the addresses:

           Housing Site:    11700 Pitt Drive, Linesville, PA 16424
           Sanctuary Site: 13142 Hartstown Road, Linesville, PA 16424

 

Driving to Linesville

From Pittsburgh to Linesville

  • Take Interstate 79 north to Exit 147b, Route 6 (Meadville)
  • Merge onto U.S. Route 6/322 West
  • Take Route 6 for 14 miles to Linesville

From Erie to Linesville

  • Take Interstate 79 south to Exit 147b, Route 6 (Meadville)
  • Merge onto U.S. Route 6/322 West
  • Take Route 6 for 14 miles to Linesville

From Ohio to Linesville

  • Take U.S. Route 6 East from Ohio until you arrive in Linesville

 

Driving to PLE sites from Linesville

From Linesville to the Sanctuary Lake Site (classrooms)

  • At the only traffic light in Linesville on Route 6, turn south onto S. Mercer/Hartstown Road
  • Drive 0.9 miles (past the State Fish Hatchery) and then turn left into the PLE driveway

From Linesville to the Housing Site (cabins and dorms)

  • At the only traffic light in Linesville on Route 6, turn south onto S. Mercer/Hartstown Road
  • Drive 2.3 miles and then make a right onto Fries Road
  • Drive 0.5 miles; the Housing Site will be on your right

 

 

Driving between PLE sites

From the Sanctuary Lake Site (classrooms) to the Housing Site (cabins and dorms)

  • At the end of the driveway, turn left onto S. Mercer/Hartstown Road
  • Drive 2 miles and then turn right onto Fries Road
  • Drive 0.5 miles; the Housing Site will be on your right

From the Housing Site (cabins and dorms) to the Sanctuary Lake Site (classrooms)

  •  At the end of the driveway, turn left onto Fries Road
  •  Drive 0.5 miles and then turn left onto Mercer/Hartstown Road
  •  Drive 2 miles; the Sanctuary Lake Site will be on your right

Map of Housing Site

Sanctuary Site Map

Donald S. Wood Field Lab Map