Signature Events

Following are the Montour Trail’s biggest annual events.  Check the Events Calendar for more information.

    • National Tunnel 10K/5K: Held every spring in Cecil Park since 2000 (late April)
    • J.R. Taylor Memorial Race/Walk: A Bethel Park Branch 5K run and fun walk (late May or early June)
    • Peters Friends Twilight Walk: Join us in McMurray for an evening walk, refreshments and raffles (last Friday in July)
    • Tour the Montour: Choose from fun rides of 6, 15, 24, 44 and 62 miles (late September)
    • Annual Dinner & Meeting (winter)
Aug
22
Wed
Cecil Friends Meeting @ [See below]
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Meetings are the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. From May to August, meetings are held at the Cecil Henderson Road (Kurnick) access area; otherwise, the group meets at the trail office (304 Hickman Street, Bridgeville, PA).

Aug
25
Sat
Bethel Work Party
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am

Work and clean-up parties are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Call for location and information.

Sep
1
Sat
South Hills Friends Work Party @ South Park Township
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

South Hills Friends monthly work party.  First Saturday of each month, 9:00 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.

Sep
3
Mon
Peters Friends Meeting @ Peters Township Community & Recreation Center
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm

Meetings are the first non-holiday Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. The group typically meets in the Peters Township Community & Recreation Center, but occasionally selects other venues. For more information, see the group’s Face Book page.

Sep
4
Tue
Bethel Friends Meeting @ Bethel Park Municipal Building Caucus Room
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm

Meetings are held every first Tuesday of the month in the Bethel Park Municipal Building Caucus Room located immediately behind council chambers. Anyone interested in the Bethel Park Trail segment is encouraged to come.

Sep
5
Wed
Peters Friends Work Party
Sep 5 all-day

Work and clean-up parties are held on the first Wednesday and the third Saturday of each month, and otherwise as needed.

Sep
8
Sat
Bethel Work Party
Sep 8 @ 8:30 am

Work and clean-up parties are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Call for location and information.

Sep
11
Tue
South Hills Friends Meeting @ Township Building
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm

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 davidoyler1950@gmail.com) or Paul McKeown (412-835-6692 or mckeownp@comcast.net).

Sep
12
Wed
Fort Cherry Friends Meeting @ McDonald Trail Station
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. Work parties are scheduled as needed.

Airport Area Friends Meeting @ Forest Grove Fire Hall
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm

The Airport Area Friends of the Trail meet every second Wednesday at the Forest Grove Fire Hall. New volunteers are always welcome.

Numerous work parties are held during the season. Please call 412-262-3748 to lend a hand at the work parties.

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