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Montour Trail

Location Southwestern Pennsylivania
State(s) Pennsylvania
Counties Allegheny, Washington
Type Rail Trail
Length 47.00 Miles / 75.64 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (on pavement)
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




photo: photo by Mary Shaw
photo by Mary Shaw

The Montour Trail is a multi-use non-motorized recreational rail-trail near Pittsburgh, PA that will ultimately extend 47 miles from Coraopolis to Clairton.

Currently, multiple sections of the trail totaling about 30 miles are completed. New sections are being added each year. The trail is paved with a smooth surface of crushed limestone, which makes it ideal for all forms of non-motorized use; bicycling, walking, running, cross-country skiing, and nature appreciation.

The trail travels through urban and suburban areas as well as picturesque undeveloped landscapes. The portion of the trail within Peters Township is called The Arrowhead Trail. It is owned and maintained by the Township and was designated a National Recreation Trail in 2003.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Time Opens: Not Available - Time Closes: Not Available


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 0 inches.

Primary Surface: Asphalt

Secondary Surface: Asphalt
Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 2004

Date Last Updated: 10/17/2017


Contact Information

Dennis Pfeiffer
Montour Trail Council
P.O. Box 11866
Pitssburgh , PA 15228 -866
(412) 831-2030


Related Webpages and Documents

Title Type Link
The Montour Trail Website View/Download
Online Map Website View/Download



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