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

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Sunday June 4, 2017 – Trail Appreciation Day – 11-3

Stop by the Visitor’s Center in West Newton for free hot dogs and refreshments and get to know your trail neighbors. Find out what the West Newton Station has to offer you and meet the volunteers who make this resource possible for all GAP visitors.


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

Pictures by Victor Pilipovich-Thanks Vic!

Read all about it! The 2016 WYTC Trail Tales Newsletter is available on-line.  Also, you may access it on our News-2016 Page.  Thank you, Becky Nichols, News Editor! 

Videos by Donna Morrison


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!

What an exciting day we had at the GAP 5K, 10K, 2 Mile Fun Walk!  Below you will find videos.  Click HERE to see pictures of the event!  Congratulations to all the  200 runners, walkers, and winners!

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

Last updated  05-22-2017

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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