Hikes and Events
Thank you, Susan Karas and everyone who helped, for a
great season of MTA hikes! Watch for announcements of "pop-up"
hikes and activities on the Murrysville Trail Alliance Facebook page.
The Gibsonia-based Premier Bicycle Club (founded in November 2016 to promote, encourage, and support cycling) organizes classes and rides.
Join the Pittsburgh Hiking Meetup group to obtain information about their hikes throughout the greater Pittsburgh area (including in Murrysville!)
The Westmoreland Conservancy hosts several hikes and excursions.
Friends of Murrysville Parks (FOMP) hosts several nature walks in Murrysville parks.
The Botanical Society of Westmoreland County hosts many events and field trips throughout Westmoreland County.
The Botanical Society of Western Pennsylvania hosts many events and field trips throughout western Pennsylvania.
The Sierra Club Allegheny Group lists several hikes in southwestern PA.
The Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club lists several map-based land navigation orienteering events and provides much information about orienteering.
The Explorers Club of Pittsburgh lists backpacking, cycling, and other outdoor activities in southwestern PA.
Venture Outdoors hosts many southwestern PA outdoor events and activities.
Keystone Trails Association provides much information about trails and recreational trail use throughout PA.
American Trails provides much information about trails and recreational trail use throughout the U.S., including in PA.
Thank you Susan Karas for organizing our hikes,
and thanks as well to everyone
who helps out or joins us!
Check out the second Rough Diamond video at
Thank you David Conrad for this great video
to support trail groups' efforts to build connections
from Pittsburgh to Saltsburg!
More about the Rough Diamond Trail Project
in a 1/29/14 WTAE interview and the first
Rough Diamond Trail Project video.
The Murrysville Trail Alliance (MTA) works to expand
opportunities for trail-based recreation in and around Murrysville.