South Hills Friends June work party

South Hills Friends monthly work party for June.  Held on the 2nd Saturday because of schedule conflicts on the regular day, the 1st SaturdayMeet at MP37.8, South Park sewage treatment parking lot along Piney Fork Road.  Work party occasionally moved to 2nd Saturday when necessary.  Contact: D Oyler, 412 831-9288 for additional information.gular day.

South Hills Friends Work Party

South Hills Friends monthly work party.  First Saturday of each month, 9:30 AM.  Meet at MP37.8, South Park sewage treatment parking lot along Piney Fork Road.  Work party occasionally moved to 2nd Saturday when necessary.  Contact: D Oyler, 412 831-9288 for additional information.

Celebration: Trail of the Year, Ribbon-cutting & Groundbreaking

Please join us as the Montour Trail Council officially celebrates being honored as Pennsylvania’s 2017 Trail of the Year! Cindy Adams Dunn, Secretary of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, will be among the state and local dignitaries participating in the celebration. In addition, we will be holding the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Library Viaduct and Pleasant St. trail sections, and we’ll formally break ground on new trail sections that will go into construction in South Park Township this year.

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South Hills Friends Meeting

Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM, at the South Park Township Community Room or the Township Library, both located at the Township Building.

Work and trail clean up parties are scheduled for the 1st Saturday of each month and also advertised as needed. The work parties meet at the sewage treatment parking lot MP37.8 along Piney Fork Road, South Park at 9:30 AM.  All volunteers are welcome. For more information, contact Dave Oyler at (412-831-9288 or or Paul McKeown (412-835-6692 or

Tour the Montour

The 14th Annual Tour the Montour continues the tradition as one of Western Pennsylvania’s finest Fall rides. For men, women, and children, it includes rides of 6, 15, 24, 44, and 62 miles on the beautiful Montour Trail. The ride has become well known for its sumptuous lunch as well as its unique t-shirts. (T-shirts are only guaranteed for riders who pre-register by Sept. 9th.)



Sept 9th
Sept 9th
Single Registration
Adults $30 $35
Children (12 and under) $5 $5
Family Rates
Valid for up to 4 family members; for 6 and 15-mile course only $50 $55
Additional Children $5 $5

               $5 discount for Montour Trail Members.


Day of Event Check-in Opens at 7:00am on Sept 24th, 2016.
> The 62-mile riders depart at 8:00am.
> The 44-mile riders depart at 8:15am.
> The 15- and 24-mile riders depart at 8:30am.
> The 6-mile Family Ride departs at 8:45am.


Registration/Packet Pickup

Pre-ride packet-pickup will be held at the Settlers Ridge REI Store on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Ride-day registration and packet pickup opens at 7:00 AM.

Other Information:

  • Riders registered before September 9th are guaranteed a T-shirt. After September 9th, T-shirts will not be guaranteed, so be sure to Register Early!
  • SAG Support will be available for mechanical or physical problems. Trail marshals will also be patrolling the course for safety.
  • Bike services will be provided at the start. This service is for emergency repairs only. Both you and your bike should be in good shape.
  • Turnaround points will be marked along the course with light refreshments.
  • The trail will remain open to the public for the ride. Proper trail etiquette is appreciated from all participants.

Post Ride Amenities:

Lunch and refreshments will be available at Brothers Grimm at Mile 3 of the Trail (Old Beaver Grade Road).  Then it’s a leisurely 3 miles downhill back to Mile 0.


  • All Proceeds benefit the maintenance and expansion of the Montour Trail.


Presented by


Corporate Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors

CFSBank  •  Eat ‘n Park  •  Falconi Toyota Motors  •  First National Bank  •  Homewood Suites  •  Holy Trinity Council 11279 Knights of Columbus  •  Mediterra Bread  •  Top Gear Bicycle Shop  •  Trek of Robinson  •  SDC Nutrition  •  Somma Funeral Home  •  Sweetwater Bicycle Shop  •  Washington Health System|Cardiology  •  WJ Designs



Twilight Trail Walk

 ******* START AT EITHER END ******

Vintage to Vogue / The Simple Geek, 502 Valley Brook Road, McMurray, PA 15317 (Parking across the street)

– OR –

St. Petersburg Center / 210 Valley Brook Road, McMurray, PA 15317


Donation $7.00 per person. Registration is at the event.

Children under 5 and pets are free.


Registration opens at 8:00, event begins at 8:30. If is raining on the day of the event, check the Montour Trail web page or the Friends of the Mountour Trail in Peters Township’s Facebook page to see if the event is still on. It might not be raining in Peters Township!

Registration/Packet Pickup

All registration will be at the event.

Other Information:

Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. Please no skates, scooters or bikes. Included in the entry fee is a glow necklace to light your way along the trail, some refreshments, and entry into a raffle for great prizes from local businesses.

Our hosts Vintage to Vogue and The Simple Greek will be open during the event so don’t forget to stop in for some refreshments or shopping. Bring a chair and enjoy the music at St Petersburg Center.


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