Great Allegheny Passage - Stewart's Crossing Trailhead - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 40° 01.374 W 079° 36.247
17T E 619114 N 4431232
Quick Description: Stewart's Crossing is the beginning of the Yough River Trail North Section of the Great Allegheny Passage. The trailhead is located at 792 Vanderbilt Road, Connellsville City, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2007 5:27:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM1C1A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 72

Long Description:

Great Allegheny Passage - Stewart's Crossing Trailhead - Connellsville, Pennsylvania

This trailhead, renamed and re-designed as Stewart's Crossing, is a extension project to enhance trail usage in the City of Connellsville. Implementing new facilites began in 2008, after this section of the bike trail was re-surfaced with the help of public works crews from the surrounding townships.

Next, a year-round toilet facility was installed, as well as a youth-adult-and pet frost-free water hydrant.

Furthermore, camping opportunities for through-trekkers was established by the local trail council as well as the students at the local career center by placing two Adirondack-style shelter and to top it all off a addition was made to the council's maintenance building as well as a video surveillance system.

The trail from here proceeds about fifty miles near Pittsburgh and 89 miles to Cumberland.

The Great Allegheny Passage is a 150-mile trail network connecting rail-trails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Cumberland, Maryland, where it connects to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath to Washington, D.C.

TheYough River Trail Council, governed by the Regional Trail Corporation, maintains the trail North of here to milepost 101 (Layton) and South 11 Miles to Bruner Run.

Country: USA

State/Province/etc.: Pennsylvania

Trail Start (town): Cumberland, Maryland

Trail Finish (town): West Homestead (The Waterfront), Pennsylvania

Trail Length: 150

Trail Surface: Gravel/Stone

Pack Animals Allowed: no

Fees: no

Internet Link(s):

Rail-to-Trail Sign: Not listed

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