The Montour Trail Council was organized in 1989 to acquire the abandoned right-of-way for conversion to a recreational trail. (5 miles) The McDonald Trestle over Noblestown Road is the centerpiece of the Montour Trail. This is a very good use of the land in the area. The main line extends ~47 miles; branch routes increase length to 60+ miles. Fran Hensler is an avid outdoor enthusiast, notably as a cyclist. Just after this trestle you can head left down a small spur to cross Highfield Road to George Washington Elementary School and a small café. I rode the trail from Mile Marker 0 to 16. Later we will try the rest of the trail and hope to find more of the great parts of the trail. Get out and have some fun. When construction is complete the trail will be twelve miles long and extending from the Village of Watkins Glen to Horseheads. Just past Hendersonville, you’ll cross a two-for-one attraction, the Chartiers Creek High Bridge—offering some of the prettiest vistas on the trail—and the adjacent 235-foot-long Greer Tunnel, both built in the early 1900s. The weather was perfect! In my rash old age I decided to hire a bike from Golden Triangle Bikes and embark on what most people would think of a marathon 85mile ride which included the Three Rivers Trail, Steel Valley Trail and finally the Montour Trail. Went through 2 tunnels (milepost 7 and 25) where it was cool and very moist (water flowing on walls and some dropping from the ceiling). It has the best deck (concrete) and workmanship I've ever seen on a large trail bridge. Great bridges and trestles and a few tunnels. The Montour Trail spans more than 60 miles, beginning in Corapolis, and is billed as "The Nation's Longest Suburban Rail Trail." Lots of portable restrooms along the way as well as...(thank God) water fountains. As you get up the other end of the trail it becomes more desolate and peaceful. Montour Trail is a 36.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near South Park, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. We did not let that dampen our ride, we just looked at it as a learning experience. I have been on this trail several times and enjoy the diversity of the surroundings. In later years, the Montour became a subsidiary of other larger systems. Although there are no potholes, there are a few cracks, and this trail probably could use a new paving job soon. Use caution here, as the roadway crosses over I-376 with merging traffic exiting and entering the highway. The … As the trail approaches the town of McDonald, it splits. Continue onto Exit 54 (signs for SR 51/Pittsburgh/Elizabeth), and go 0.8 mile. The 61.5-mile Montour Trail follows most of the former Montour Railroad’s main line west and south of Pittsburgh. This little short line was incorporated during the late 19th century and, despite its small size, became very profitable thanks to the many coal mines once located along its main line. This trail provides a flat well maintained path to start a walking routine. The relatively flat half-loop stretches from Coraopolis (along the Ohio River) to Clairton (on the Monongahela River). entry point. ...about noon to get my walk in for the day. Forming a semicircle around Greater Pittsburgh, the corridor now helps host one of the longest suburban rail-trails in the United States, featuring a selection of bridges, trestles, viaducts, and tunnels framed by colorful Western Pennsylvania landscapes and vegetation. We look forward to donating to the Montour Trail to help them finish so ultimately we can stay off the road as much as possible. - See 102 traveler reviews, 32 candid photos, and great deals for Bethel Park, PA, at Tripadvisor. The Montour Trail. To the left is a connector section to the 29.2-mile Panhandle Trail, which travels east to Collier Township and west to Weirton, West Virginia. Such an enjoyable walk. At 317 east Lincoln Avenue, McDonald PA you will find everything you need to satisfy your appetite after a long ride. Points of Interest. Cutting acroos the Montour Trail is the Panhandle Trail from Rennerdale to Primrose and, when complete, to Weirton. It is one continuous trail system, the Mon River Rail-Trail north and south sections are linked by the Caperton Trail. Full Details. There are two minuses to this trail, though: One is that the paved portion is a bit narrow, and on a crowded afternoon it's sometimes hard to get a good full range of motion on skating strokes. The Arrowhead Trail is a very enjoyable part of the Montour Trail. I did this trail on June 29th, having arrived in Pittsburgh from the C+O and GAP. Great riding surface with large parts paved in Peters and many new bridges. All Trails/Kay Trent. This is truly a family trail but for the bikers this means a lot of dodging the other people on the trail. You can turn onto the Montour Trail at a nearly mile-long side trail that connects the two about 0.4 mile ahead. The areas we traveled were not the most scenic, but the trail was well kept and the townships are working on restoration of the land alongside the trails which should improve the experience. Bicycling through the National Tunnel on a stretch of the Montour Trail near Cecil, PA. Become a member and wear your FREE T-Shirt with pride. You’ll continue on this wide, asphalt roadway about 3 miles to another gate near a residential area on McCaslin Road. With more than 22 Montour Falls trails covering 464 miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Pine Creek Rail Trail or Auburn-Fleming Trail. Montour Trail is a 4.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Clairton, Pennsylvania that offers the chance to see wildlife. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating with a 1,555 ft green climb. With this abundant connectivity, the Montour Trail was a natural fit for RTC’s Pennsylvania Rail-Trail Sojourn. We rode into Imperial where we were able to find a great little pub where we had lunch. Check out the map here, which also includes links to the trail heads along the route. One of these recreational corridors is the Montour Trail, which follows most of the former Montour Railroad’s main line west and south of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is truly fortunate to have this trail! This trail has it all. View detailed trail descriptions, trail maps, reviews, photos, trail … For the most part it's extremely well maintained limestone (the section between Quicksilver and McDonald needs some attention because of the extremely bad rains we've been having, but they're working on it). The scenic Montour Trail is a multi-use non-motorized recreational rail-trail near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will ultimately traverse 46 miles from Moon Township near Coraopolis to Clairton. Started at the south east trail head, which has moved about 0.1 miles due to construction, and ran 2.5 miles out then back for a total of 5 miles. Also, you get the standard variety of trail users, from the slow walker to the fast runner & speedy cyclist, so one must constantly be on the lookout ahead & from behind. It covers only the direct route; a future edition will include distances along the Montour Trail to Pittsburgh Airport. The Mon River Rail-Trail has a crushed limestone surface that is comfortable for wheelchairs, strollers, and tricycles. Been using TrailLink for a couple yeasr, and always had good experiences. Swalfoort. The Montour Trail is a 47 mile rail-to-trail that scribes a semicircle around Pittsburgh from Coraopolis to Clairton. It’s a long process, but it does work, so long as there’s somebody to drive it forward. It then passes through McMurray and travels on a mostly rural route to Library Junction. Some people going the opposite way walk side by side, oblivious to anything but their trite conversation. Maybe 40% in the shade. From Enlow, the trail heads southwest through Imperial and then south under US 22 toward McDonald. Although there was an area under temporary constuction the trail is well maintained, thanks to people like Budd Halpin and his wife. From Enlow, the trail heads southwest through Imperial and then south under US 22 toward McDonald. SR 136 E turns slightly left and becomes SR 917 S. Follow it 0.4 mile, continue onto SR 136 E, and go 0.2 mile. The trail is very well maintained crushed gravel. When coal mines closed over the years, the railroad found itself in a difficult position and was finally forced to shut down during the mid-1980s. Looks like the trail is about 10 feet wide so there's enough distance to safely social distance. Great place to walk, bike, run, etc. The Trail is complete from Mile 0.0 near Coraopolis to Pleasant Street in Library (MP 35.7). I too recently ventured out to Moon Townships latest trail system in Hollow Oak Land Trust's Montour Woods Conservation Area. To reach the endpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport from downtown Pittsburgh, take I-376 W (follow signs to the airport). part so easy to navigate. ), fresh hoagies on Mancini's rolls, burgers, soups & salads, appetizers and munchies. Paved Path (easiest) 3.8 miles long Elevation Change: 112 ft up, 112 ft down. We live a mile from one of the trailheads in Jefferson. The trail then returns off road and heads north through Clairton Resident Park, formally ending at a large parking lot at North State Street and Mendelsohn Avenue. If you turn right you are heading toward Midway. As a whole, it was an enjoyable ride. The trail has completed the bridges over Morganza Rd and Georgetown Rd. In just less than 400 feet, turn right to return to off-road trail. The trail is 17.7 miles long with 14.7 miles in Monongalia County and the remaining 3 miles in Marion County. Rode 4.1 miles along train tracks starting at the Westbridge parking lot. The region around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is now home to a long laundry list of trail projects that use the rights-of-way of many rail lines that once served the Steel City years ago. Montour Trail: Walk Walk Walk - See 102 traveler reviews, 32 candid photos, and great deals for Bethel Park, PA, at Tripadvisor. I rode 50 miles today from Library to Westland (a newer branch off of the trail). Can't wait until it connects with the rest of the Great Allegheny Passage. I got to ride with 543 of my new PA friends. 08/26/2011 at 6:15pm # To add to what Steevo said one of my favorite rides is from Montour Run Rd to Walkers Mill. The ride was great with shade over 75% of this portion of the trail. Look for parking on the right. However, it was the 4th tunnel bored on the Montour main line. It has a mostly crushed limestone with partially asphalt surface, appropriate for bicycling, walking, running, and cross-country skiing. With a length of 55 miles, there’s a lot to love on western Pennsylvania’s Montour Trail. I will be back to Western PA. My many trips http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/volcandy You can donate here https://online.myeloma.org/netcommunity/MemberFundraiserBicycleMojave. Montour Trail: On your left! Lots of great little resting spots along the way. Dogs are also able to use this trail. The Panhandle Trail is named after the Panhandle Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, the abandoned rail line upon which it is built. You’ll travel along the southern edge of Cecil and through the National Tunnel—the trail’s longest tunnel at 600 feet—named for the nearby National Coal Company mines that the former railroad once served. There are two (2) road crossings that require you to walk down/up embankments but definitely well worth the effort. Not sure how you would be getting to Clairton, but if it would be from the Montour Trail, you will also have to deal with the lack of trail and a very dangerous crossing of route 51, from the Large Hotel area. Numerous starting points and well marked when you must leave the trail. At the southeastern terminus in Clairton, you can take the Clairton Connector route (urban, on road) about 5 miles to McKeesport, which links to the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage. Continuing southeast, you’ll pass Henderson Park and reach another trailhead, where you’ll find restrooms, parking, and a large bicycle shop. There are many users on this trail in the morning into the afternoon. Hubby and I enjoyed the cooler fall weather by taking a walk on the Montour trail. The Montour trail is a trail I look foreword to doing again. If you went this far, you'll have tu turn back about 4/10 of a mile to take a short on-road bypass to connect to the Cecil section of the trail. The first 11 miles are slightly uphill, enough to make it suck. That is what I mean when I say you have the best of both worlds. Regular water stops and trail maps every five miles and pocket maps available at the trail and online. The Montour Trail is mostly unpaved with a graded surface of compacted crushed stone. This group is for pictures of all sorts along the Montour and Panhandle Trails. Also good place to stop right on the trail 10 miles from Bethel. Also, during summer months, occaisional heavy thunderstorms will create minor washouts along the trail due to the lay of the land. The last unfinished section between Joffre and Burgettstown was finished in August 2008 and the trail … Back to Bethel wad uphill quite a bit. Other areas are much sparser with regards to facilities. Well, not quite. Heading eastward from Library Junction, the trail passes through more rural landscapes (note that parts of the trail in this section may be washed out, so take caution) before entering Library, where you’ll find several restaurants and eateries. Lots of rest areas, benches and picnic tables too! Thank you Rails-to Trails Conservancy what you are doing, it is great for families and towns to both grow and develop. Then take a slight right onto SR 136 E, and go 5.1 miles. Also if you get off on the Panhandle connector it is torn up and rough so be careful. The manager was ok with us leaving them in a certain area. While the trail was nice the detours on the road was not what we expected. The trail is wide enough for 2 to pass each other comfortably, but not wide enough to accompany 2-abreast, which you will encounter by surprise from time to time if you're not paying attention. Turn right onto Clairton Road, go 1.2 miles. Shared By: Kevin Ketchman. Homemade, very reasonable prices and BIG menu make this our must stop after a long ride. Each year, however, trail construction projects leave the trail closer to the ultimate goal of contiguous passage. The roads are not well marked out there. The trail ends abruptly just short of Venice where a bridge that once took the rail line over Rt. The trail then returns to woods as it curves back and forth on the way to Cecil Township. Whatever you’re looking for in a trail, it’s here: dozens of picturesque bridges (though the nearly 1,000-foot-long McDonald Viaduct steals the show), three railroad tunnels that beckon cool and inviting in the summer, remote woodlands and rolling farmlands, welcoming small towns and big-city connections. 03/26/2014 at 7:37am # It is a traffic nightmare near the village. that was near a section of the Montour Trail that I’d never been on before. We ended up riding 6.3 miles in the end and having a great day! Home Message Board Community MONTOUR TRAIL Re: MONTOUR TRAIL StevenParticipant 11/20/2010 at 10:36pm # The most recent news I’ve heard is this writeup from the May/June 2010 Montour Trail Newsletter, available on their website: So will trail users soon be whizzing along on new trail east of Triphammer Road? We started at the Clairton end of the trail, and I don't care to do it again. Turn right onto Pleasant Street, and then turn left onto Brownsville and Library Road. Just last week they added another area of the I-576 construction where there is more gravel that you have to push the bike thru. Portions within Allegheny County were purchased by the county while sections in Washington County were purchased directly by the MTC. The Panhandle stretches 29 miles (47 km) between Carnegie, PA, and Weirton, WV. After crossing the interstate, the roadway soon becomes a restricted--traffic roadway to where the trail meets Airport Boulevard. This trail is expected to link with other trails in the very near future, which may ease congestion a bit. I just did my 3rd annual trip from Bethel Park to the Coraopolis end yesterday. All rest was off road. We spent the next five days exploring Pittsburgh and the surrounding bike trails. If you’re coming from I-70 E, take a sharp left onto Brownlee Road, and go 0.4 mile; if you’re coming from I-70 W, you’ll turn right onto Brownlee Road. Occasionally rocks will still fall off the sides of the cut and end up on the trail surface. Open daily 11AM. The section in Peters Township is also know as the Arrowhead Trail. Start Parking lot 1. The trail then bends right and crosses over Tarr Heights Drive to a parking area and the Cecil-Henderson Montour Trail Campground. Montour Trail is a 36.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near South Park, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. We will definitely be back when up in the area. We rode on the Montour Trail on an August Sunday afternoon from Imperial to McDonald and back. Here, at the trails eastern end, a short on-road route leads to the Great Allegheny Passage, which spans 150 miles between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland. Scenic 3. The crushed limestsone was wet in places where the sun doesnt hit, and it was cratered and bumpy throughout 80%, so my hands went numb early. If you’re heading west on the Panhandle and onto the Montour, you can avoid over a mile of it with this on-road route on a bit of Noblestown Road.. The Montour trail is a beautiful trail. It’s curved, so you can’t see the other end; lights and pavement with guiding reflectors along the trail edge help ease navigation. It is a very scenic part of the trail, and very rural, considering its proximity to Pittsburgh. The other is that about one mile into the trail, the pavement starts to ripple, making the ride a bit bumpy for both bikers and bladers. It is like a get away for your mind and body. There are no signs there but if you turn left you are heading toward the McDonald station then on to Oakdale. Turn left onto SR 519 N, and go 4.4 miles. Those wanting to take a guided group tour of both the Montour Trail and the GAP can register online for the trip, which will take place this June 21-26. I'm looking forward to the trail's completion. As a whole I would recommend the trail, but I would encourage parents taking small kids to do research ahead of time to make sure that you do not run into the sections that are on roads. Loads of people were out since this is the first really nice day we've had in Pittsburgh. Montour Trail - Beaver Grade to Enlow is a 9.5 mile out and back trail located near Coraopolis, Pennsylvania and is good for all skill levels. Some townships have picnic areas along the trail and places for trash. Parked in the lot across from St Vladimir Cemetery which I kind of want to check-out next time I come here - well if I come. The Montour Trail continues on through wooded surroundings, and then curves back south and runs next to a large golf course and several farms to the small neighborhood of Southview. I guess it is a seasonal thing, and there were plenty of Porta Johns at the various trailheads.If you have a mountain bike be sure to take some of the paths that leave the main trail. A couple bike shops and cafe’s along the way. The main line extends between those two towns, and branch trails extend into Bethel Park and Westland. Starting from Clairton and finishing in Coroapolis it was, on the whole, a fantastic experience. Trailhead. The Montour Trail Council was organized in 1989 to acquire the abandoned right-of-way for conversion to a recreational trail. Greer Tunnel on the Montour Trail | Photo by David Poe, courtesy The Tandem Connection ... Chartiers Creek High Bridge offer some of the prettiest vistas on the trail, but it also sits adjacent to the 235-foot-long Greer Tunnel, both built in the early 1900s. ", "This is one great trail -- complete with hills, tunnels and bridges. The train station is worth a stop! As a matter of fact, it is one of the starting sections on the route. Here are my thoughts, and apologies if you read this again on the other routes: The Montour Trail was without doubt the highlight of my ride. The trail is also part of the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition’s developing 1,500-mile trail network through Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and New York. The Montour Trail just opened a 600-foot long and 70-foot high trestle near McDonald that links the Coraopolis section to a new 5-mile or so section that runs all the way to Venice -- and then (with the future addition of a bridge across PA 50) via Cecil Township and a tunnel to Chartiers Creek near Canonsburg. Some of this activity ‘died’ a long time ago & evidence of it may be obscured, forgotten, or unknown. Nice historic signs along the way describing bridges and coal mining and processing that was previously in this area. Try the cappicola). Participant. these washouts are usually remedied quickly. At 10.6 miles, you’ll reach Midway. The Montour-Panhandle connector trail is approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) long and connects the two trails. My only bad review about this section was the "sandy beach" spot between 11.5 and 12, and the really bad area between 15 and 16 (after the bridge at Quicksilver Golf Course). You can rent a bike, get refreshments and they also have bike parts if you run into trouble. Rail-trail with McDonald Trestle & connection to the Panhandle Trail. What a blessing to have a safe place to leave our vehicles. One of the newest segments of the trail splits off from the main route near Southview and heads southwest to Mount Pleasant Township. Go 0.1 mile, and look for parking on the right. Horses are permitted on the shoulders of the trail in Cecil Township between Morganza Road and the crossing of SR 980 and SR 50. Many years of efforts by various entities, both on and behind the scenes made this segment possible! Total trip was 74 miles! When construction is complete the trail will be twelve miles long and extending from the Village of Watkins Glen to Horseheads. The Montour Trail offers sights and view plus an interesting trestle and tunnels that enhance the ride. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. The Montour was a most pleasant surprise. Your donation will help us to continue connecting more people to trails around the country. The comments/reviews give the real situation, and for this trail, it is not that great. Been riding it for about 10 years now but only rode short distances in the past. As a Boston/McKeesport Native I can say that it is the volunteers along the trail that make for a fun experience. Got into to going further the last three years. From Montour Road it travels South past the Forest Grove shooting ranges and the Santucci Conservation Area. Runners, bicyclists, folks walking the dog, and everyone was nice. The trail route when following the railway line was a very slight incline – nothing too strenuous. Bob calls it Montour Tunnel #1 as a reference, as it is the first tunnel heading east from Montour Junction. (see page 4). This is located near Pittsburgh and the airport area. The scenery in this stretch is very nice, though. The relatively flat half-loop stretches from Coraopolis (along the Ohio River) to Clairton (on the Monongahela River). However, it is worth pointing out that when following the sections of the trail that were on the road, whilst the hills weren’t alpine category but I would expect to see most people shift down a gear or two on some of the inclines! Participant . Hoping to start at the other end next time and have a better experience. This little short line was incorporated during the late 19th century and, despite its small size, became very profitable thanks to the many coal mines once located along its main line. Scenic Turn around at the road crossing 2. It spans a five (5) mile section from Hendersonville west to the U.S.RT.19 corridor on Saddlebrook Road. The Trail currently has an area near the Panhandle connector that is not rideable due to the I-576 construction. (Near mile 29) 4 Enlow Tunnel. In September for my birthday my biking Pal Tom and I had the wonderful experience of riding both the GAP from West Newton down to the Pittsburgh Point then doing the Montour rail to trail. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Take Exit 53, and follow the blue signs to the parking area. Montour Trail in Clairton Print Share Directions. Cutting acroos the Montour Trail is the Panhandle Trail from Rennerdale to Primrose and, when complete, to Weirton. There are signs saying it was was the trail of the year for 2017. The trail is a fantastic experience with wonderful wildlife and lovely scenery virtually motor-free. I live in West Newton so I am familiar with bike trails. Though located near to Pittsburgh, the trail goes through thickly forested areas as well as past residential neighborhoods.. It was well maintained thanks to the fine work of volunteers such as Bud Halpin and his wife who we just happened to met at our first camp. In fact the trail just got better and better from this point onwards. The Mrs. and I took a jaunt on down to the Hendersonville trailhead to ride today. ", "I've ridden the Montour trail about a dozen times at different times of the day/week. Too busy with unwanted thoughts. I came up with the idea of staying at these campsites a while back when I was riding along the trail. The area is so fortunate to have this resource to enjoy walking, biking, or running! The path surface is smooth and is used by bikers, bladers, runners, walkers and a lot of mothers with baby strollers. Come out for a ride! Branch trails include Bethel Park, Westland, and Pittsburgh Airport extensions. Join TrailLink (a non-profit) to view more than 30,000 miles of trail maps and more! Trail Ratings 2.3 from 3 votes #1 in Robinson Township #36590 Overall. Trees are still mostly bare, but spring is picking-up and this trail is going to be beautiful soon. You can push your bike thru the gravel to get thru it. Take the exit for extended parking, just past the employee parking area. You share the trail with bicycles and moms with kids so it's fairly busy. The full length of Montour Trail to McKeesport is around 60 miles. This trail can get very busy, especially around noon. Good food at reasonable prices. Turn right onto Payne Hill Road, and go 1.0 mile. Connecting trails. The vistas sucked, lots of driving through semi industrial and then small towns, not a lot to see that was exceptional. The trail endpoint is between the extended parking and long-term parking lots. All cyclists are welcome for this rails-to-trails, moderate-paced ride! There are 2500 people who live there. This trail provides a flat well maintained path to start a walking routine. It's level for the most. 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