The Murrysville Trail Alliance
Celebrating Outdoor Murrysville
Thank you to everyone who supported
or helped with the 2016 March for Parks!
MTA Team members turned in $1,530 on March 19,
making the MTA #6 among the Top 10 MFP teams.
The Murrysville March brought in $7,000 in contrbutions
and $16,250 in sponsorships. Thank you for your help!!!
The Westmoreland Land Trust invites you to celebrate
the addition of 28 acres to Cedar Creek Park, from 4 - 7 pm on Thursday May 12.
Come to Cedar Creek Park for "The Sky's the Limit"
with model aircraft flying demos, wildflower walks, food, fun,
and a raffle for a Hubsan Drone with FPV!
Are you interesed in trails and the outdoors?
Are you familiar with Wordpress,
and would like to help the MTA update its website?
If so, you are just the person we seek!
Compensation will be the gratitude of trail enthusiasts
and the knowledge that you have helped a great cause.
Please email MTAmail@murrysvilletrails.org or call (724) 325-4026.
The January 2016 Murrysville Trail News is now available;
for a free subscription, email MTAmail@murrysvilletrails.org.
Join us for an MTA meeting! To learn about our next meeting
please email MTAmail@murrysvilletrails.org.
Visit the Murrysville Trail Alliance on Facebook!
We've reached 500 "Likes"! We love our MTA FB friends!
Hikes and Events
A Pittsburgh Hiking Meetup group hosts several hikes in our area, including hikes in Duff Park. Join the Pittsburgh Hiking Meetup group at www.meetup.com/pittsburghhikers to obtain current information about their hikes.
Westmoreland Conservancy hikes and excursions are listed at the Conservancy website, for which the home page is www.westmorelandconservancy.org.
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, as shown at www.botanicalwestmoreland.org/fieldTrips.html.
The Botanical Society of Western Pennsylvania hosts many events and field trips throughout western Pennsylvania, as shown at www.botsocwpa.org/calendar.php.
The Sierra Club Allegheny Group lists several hikes in southwestern PA on an "Upcoming Events" calendar at alleghenysc.org/?cat=13&ec3_after=today.
The Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club lists several map-based land navigation orienteering events and provides much information about orienteering at www.wpoc.org.
The Explorers Club of Pittsburgh lists backpacking, cycling, and other outdoor activities in southwestern PA at www.pittecp.org/calendar.
Venture Outdoors hosts many southwestern PA outdoor events and activities, shown at www.ventureoutdoors.org.
Keystone Trails Association provides much information about trails and recreational trail use throughout PA at www.kta-hike.org.
American Trails provides much information about trails and recreational trail use throughout the U.S., including in Pennsylvania, at americantrails.org.
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.
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