2019 Calendar

Monthly Meeting - Monday May 20

Meetings are held at 7 pm on the third Monday of each month at the West Newton Station, located at 111 Collins burg Road, West Newton, PA 15089. Guests are welcome. 

In December, we hold our monthly meeting and Christmas party on the first Monday at 6 pm.

June 2 - Trail Appreciation Day


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.

Sept 2 - 26th Annual Labor Day Poker Run

Join us for a fun-filled morning at the GAP-Westmoreland Yough Trail – on Labor Day-West Newton Trail Head

Event Details:

This event is sponsored and supported by various area merchants. This event is NOT A RACE! Participants walk or bike ride at their own pace, to checkpoints throughout the course where they pick up a playing card. At the end of the event, each poker hand is tallied and the person with the best hand in each category receives a prize. Raffle prizes will be available after 10:00 AM. At 11:00 AM the winners of the best hands in all events will be announced along with the winner of the bike and the 50/50 drawing.

Event takes place on the Great Allegheny Passage

Bike - 12 miles level
Bike - 20 miles endurance
Walk/Jog/Wheelchair optional - 4 miles

8:00 AM - Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration
8:30 AM - Event Start


The WYTC would like to acknowledge and thank the Over The Hill Gang and all volunteers for their support. 

win this bike!!


2019 Marin, San Rafael D-S1, Medium Frame, Ready to Ride

21 Speed, Front Fork Suspension, Disc brakes, Sigma 5.12 Bike Computer, Cloud 9 bike seat, IncrediBell Duet Bell, Topeak MTX EX Bike Trunk w/ Bottle Pocket, Handlebar Riser,  Kickstand, Bottle Cage with GAP Bottle. 

Tickets $1 each or 6 tickets for $5

Tickets available at the West Newton Visitor Center

Proceeds will be used to help cover the costs to maintain the 10.5 mile section of the GAP trail that runs through  Westmoreland County