Map of the Panhandle Trail

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Panhandle Trail

Panhandle Trail Pennsylvania map area

Panhandle Trail

LENGTH:

29 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Bugettstown, Joffre, Bulger, Midway, McDonald, Sturgeon, Nobelstown, Oadale, Rennerdale, Walkers Mill

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Pennsylvania countryside, rural communities

NEARBY TRAILS:

Montour Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Pittsburgh

Regional Trails

The Panhandle Trail is a 29-mile long unpaved pathway located in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern West Virginia. The trail spans between Weirton, West Virginia and Rennerdale, Pennsylvania. This location is just west of Pittsburgh. The trail is situated along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and goes through the beautiful countryside, past hardwood forests and past several local communities.

Conditions

The Panhandle Trail has a surface of compacted crushed limestone. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running.

Communities

The Panhandle Trail goes past the following communities: Wierton, Colliers, Bugettstown, Joffre, Bulger, Midway, McDonald, Sturgeon, Nobelstown, Oadale, Rennerdale and Walkers Mill.

Nearby Trail

Just west of McDonald, the Panhandle Trail intersects the Montour Trail.

End Points

The west end of the Panhandle Trail is located at a point along Harmon Creek between Cove Road and Highway 22 on the southeast side of Weirton. The trail can be accessed from Colliers Road. The trail crosses the state line just south of Harmin Creek Road (WV) or Bartleyville Road (PA).

The east end of the Panhandle Trail is located at Walkers Mill Road, just north of Walker Street. This point is just east of Rennerdale.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Panhandle Trail in Southwestern Pennsylvania.