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The Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter is one of the newest chapters of the Regional Trail Corporation.  The trail chapter’s long term goal is acquire and construct a twenty mile hiking and bicycling trail from Saltsburg to Trafford.  Approximately nine miles of trail are completed and open from Saltsburg to Delmont.

The next 3.7-mile phase of the trail from Slickville to Delmont is now complete! This phase was officially opened on October 5, 2013 with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting. There was a special run/bike/walk after the opening - check out some photos of the ceremony below!

Phase II Grand Opening photos:

 Ribbon Cutting
 Grand Opening speakers
   
 Trail Riders
 And they're off!


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.


The heritage of the corridor includes numerous coal mining, salt mining, gas and oil well sites. At the western end in Trafford, founded by George Westinghouse, is the site of his second plant.

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! Spring on the Westmoreland Heritage Trail
Photo Credit: John Sopko 

For driving directions and further information, please download the membership brochure via the link below.