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

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If you registered ON-TIME but did not attend the Poker Run, you may still pick up your T-Shirt in the Visitor’s Center-West Newton Station M-F 11-4, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10-3, until October 7th.

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!

View from the Trail Head of the Youghiogheny River.

L-R: Floyd Macheska, owner of West Newton Bicycle Shop; Bob Ward of McKeesport, winner of  the bike donated by the West Newton Bicycle Shop  and Bill Hurrianko, President of WYTC.

What a beautiful sunny day for The 2016 Poker Run! Thanks to all the participants and volunteers who made this day memorable and successful! Congratulations to the winners of the new BIKE, Poker Hands, and 79 gift cards!  Click HERE for pictures!! 

L-R: Winners: 

4  Mile Walk (picture not available): Madalynn Lancy, Charleroi

12 Mile Ride: Kelli Barbera, Smithton

20 Mile Ride:  Mark Spagnoli, N. Huntingdon, PA

50/50 Drawing: Jim Greco from California, Pa who won $598.00!

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

Last updated  09-19-2016

Donna Morrison, Web Administrator:


 ​​​​​​​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.

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