​​​​​​​​​​​​​Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter

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West Newton Trailhead - GPS Coordinates
N40° 12.660 - W79° 46.223 - Elevation 769 ft.

2017-September Ohio Bike Ride. Photos by Diana Shoff and Cheryl Long Haberstock.  See more photos HERE.

Meet our Over The Hill Gang, a group of dedicated men who work tirelessly and weekly to maintain the trail. Thank YOU!!!

Biking And Walking The Westmoreland County Section of The Great Allegheny Passage

Last updated  10-16-2017

Donna Morrison, Web Administrator:


​​​​​​​ Welcome

      New Event-Mark Your Calendars!!!  2017-10-21 Fall Beerfest 

 This is the first for this event as a fundraiser for the WYTC to help support trail maintenance.  There are a limited number of tickets available being sold at the West Newton Visitor Center.  Tickets must be bought before the event as we are not allowed to sell tickets at the event.  We are partnering with Bloom Brew for this event.

Read more HERE.

Click HERE to order tickets on-line.  As of October 16, you may buy tickets on-line and pick them up at the Event.

If you wish to donate to the WYTC, please do so below. All funds help to maintain the Trail so that users like you can enjoy every minute of their ride or walk. Thank you very much!

If anyone registered in time to get a shirt for the Poker Run, they will be available at West Newton Station until October 31.  Hours are Monday thru Friday 11 am – 4 pm.

 ​​​​​​​The Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter (WYTC) is a group of volunteers dedicated to maintaining and  improving the 10.5 mile Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).

​ During 2014 the West Newton Station received visitors from 40 of the 48 continental United States and from  12 countries.   Whether you enjoy biking, walking, hiking, running, or cross-country skiing, you will delight in the  beauty of this section of the  Great Allegheny Passage,a 150-mile system of biking and hiking trails connecting  Cumberland, MD and Pittsburgh, PA.