Westmoreland Heritage Trail


Approximately nine miles of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail are completed and open from Saltsburg to Delmont. Construction of Phase III, 5.9 miles from BY Park in Trafford to Duff Park in Murrysville, began in early March and is slated to be completed in August 2017. The trail chapter’s long term goal is acquire and construct a twenty mile hiking and bicycling trail from Saltsburg to Trafford. 

The trail is ideal for walking, jogging, bicycling, and cross-country skiing. The trail has a wide, flat handicapped accessible surface and will accommodate everyone regardless of age or physical ability (view the Regional Trail Corporation Mobility Device Policy).

Turtle Creek Extension of the WHT

There's lots happening with the WHT! We're adding more miles to the trail from Export to Murrysville and in the process of constructing 4 bridges along the extension of the trail.

Phase III Groundbreaking

On March 9, 2017, local municipalities, organizations, and supporters officially broke ground on Phase III of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail. The ceremony was held at Robert's Parcel in Murrysville, future home to a Visitors Center, trail head, and trail parking area. Construction of 5.9 miles is underway from Trafford to Murrysville. Check out some photos of the groundbreaking!
WHT Groundbreaking1 WHT groundbreaking 3 WHT Groundbreaking 2

Stream Bank Stabilization Project by the Westmoreland Conservation District

These photos are of the stream bank stabilization project along Turtle Creek completed by the Westmoreland Conservation District. It is along the newly purchased Turtle Creek Extension of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail between Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville and the PA Turnpike in Monroeville.
Stream Bank 1 Stream Bank 2 Stream Bank 3

About Us

The Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter is a volunteer organization and is associated with the Regional Trail Corporation, a non-profit entity which promotes the conversion of railroad right-of-ways into trails within Westmoreland, Allegheny and Fayette Counties. By becoming a member of the chapter, you can help us make this trail a reality!

Download the WHT Map and Membership Brochure

If you're interested in purchasing a bench in memory of a loved one, or if you'd like to advertise on a mile post along the trail, please click on the links below for an application:
WHT Bench Application
WHT Mile Post Sponsorship Application