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111 Collinsburg Rd., West Newton, Pennsylvania, 15089 United States

(724) 872-5586

Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter

The Westmoreland County Section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).

The Westmoreland County Section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).

The Westmoreland County Section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).The Westmoreland County Section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).
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Thanks for stopping by!

Picture by Victor Pilipovich

2020-03-16 Change in GAP-West Newton visitor center schedule

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the GAP-Visitor Center in West Newton is closed until further notice, including the restrooms. Thank you. 

2020-05-16 GAP 5K, 10K 2 mile fun walk- Register now!

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Sponsored by West Newton Fox's Pizza

 Register on line or by downloading the registration form, (see below). Registration forms are also available at the West Newton Station and Walk In registration will be open on race day in at the West Newton Station registration area starting at 8:00 am.  


Proceeds benefit YRT/GAP maintenance

 

  • 10K at 9:00 AM
    Short sleeve shirt guaranteed to all registered by 4/25/2020» $20.00 registration (through 4/14 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $10.00 registration - ages 10 & under (through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $25.00 registration (4/14 at 11:59 PM EST through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)
    » Race Day Registration $25
    10K Registration
  • 5K at 9:05 AM
    Short sleeve shirt guaranteed to all registered by 4/25/2020» $20.00 registration (through 4/14 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $10.00 registration - ages 10 & under (through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $25.00 registration (4/14 at 11:59 PM EST through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)
    » Race Day Registration $25
    5K Registration
  • Family 2-Mile Fun Walk at 9:00 AM
    Short sleeve shirt guaranteed to all registered by 4/25/2020» $15.00 registration (through 4/14 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $10.00 registration - ages 10 & under (through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)

    » $20.00 registration (4/14 at 11:59 PM EST through 5/13 at 11:59 PM EST)
    » Race Day Registration $20
    Family 2-Mile Fun Walk Registration


WYTC: 724-872-5586

2020-05-16 GAP 5K, 10K 2 MILE FUN WALK registration form

2019 WYTC Newsletter-Connie Petras, Editor

 Read all about it!  What a busy and enjoyable year! The newsletter captures our fund-raising events, on-going maintenance, Yough River Trail Riders enjoying their trips, membership information, and more.   

2020 Calendar

Check out the new calendar!  Coming Up is the GAP 5K, 10K 2 MILE FUN WALK !

Win This bike!!

Great article about the GAP!

Read about old abandoned railroad lines that have been converted into recreational trails from East to West. Look for No. 9- our Great Allegheny Passage, 150 miles, from Cumberland,  Maryland to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  By Cindy Barks. 2020.11.17

welcome new members!

Welcome Tage and Andrea Schaefer!  We look forward to having fun with you!

Welcome to our 2 new members, Tage and Andrea Schaefer.  We look forward to having fun with you!

What are Bill's Riders doing in the Winter?

Contact Us

Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter

111 Collinsburg Rd, West Newton, Pennsylvania 15089, United States

(724) 872-5586

Hours Open. (April - Thanksgiving open ALSO on Sat and Sun 10-3)

Open today

11:00 am – 04:00 pm

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If you are planning a bike ride, read this.

2020 Amenities Along The GAP-WYTC

Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter GPS Coordinates for Trailheads and Gate Entries by P&LE Mile Posts and by GAP Mileposts. 


Also, please note that included is an alphabetical Memorial Bench List by Mileposts- Westmoreland County section of the GAP.


Thanks to Jim Lockschmidt for this  update!

share your pictures and stories

We want to hear from our Trail Users!

Email us your pictures and story along the GAP-Westmoreland County section.

We love hearing from Trail users! We are happy to post pictures and a brief description of your excursion. Please feel free to give us your first name (optional) and beginning and ending destinations. We will post the information on our web site

Contact: Donna Morrison, Web Administrator

donna.a.morrison@gmail.com 

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