Great Allegheny Passage - Connellsville Campsite - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34
N 40° 01.280 W 079° 36.178
17T E 619215 N 4431058
Quick Description: FREE camping is available to trail users of the Great Allegheny Passage Hike/Bike Trail at the Stewart's Crossing Trailhead in Connellsville City, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2013 1:54:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMGY0G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MickEMT
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Long Description:

Great Allegheny Passage - Connellsville Campsite - Connellsville, Pennsylvania

This FREE campsite is provided by the Yough River Trail Coucil to trail users of the Great Allegheny Passage, a trail connecting Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland.

This campsite is located about 43 Miles south of Pittsburgh and 89 Miles North of Cumberland. There are views of the Youghiogheny (pronnounced Yawk-a-GAY-nee) River. The campsite is open year-round and the following amenities are available:


  • 2 Adirondack Shelters – Free on a first come first served basis
  • 2 Covered picnic tables and 2 charcoal grills with trash bins
  • Frost free water fountain and toilet facility available 24/7/365
  • Martin’s grocery is 100 yds. Away with 24 hour supplies, deli, pharmacy, restroom, etc. Within the plaza is: Dollar Tree, Going Postal, Colebrook Chocolate (and ice cream), Wine and Spirits, New York Pasta and Pizza (along with sandwiches and meals, beer) and Hunter Pharmacy.
  • WiFi is available just down the hill in Yough River Park next to the restroom/park building. Yough Park also has a water hydrant, river access, playground and pavilions.
Number of tent spaces: Two to Three

Access to Campsite: Car/Bike/Foot

Special Features:
View of the Youghiogheny River, plus access to the Great Allegheny Passage Hike/Bike Trail


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