The Allegheny County Parks Foundation envisions a future in which all county parks are connected by world-class trails. The existing regional trail systems that exist near our southern parks and include the Montour Trail, Panhandle Trail and Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) already make partial connections between these parks. Building upon these existing connections make continuous connections possible and the goal of connecting these two parks with non-motorized modes of transportation achievable.
The Allegheny County Parks Foundation raised the funds for this project. Funding was provided by:
Check out this Post-Gazette article, “What do you want from a trail? Survey seeks input on a trail link connecting Allegheny County Parks.”
In April 2023 we hosted three meetings to hear community input on creating a trail connection between South Park and White Oak Park. All meetings were free and open to the public.
Additionally, we had an online survey available for community feedback which closed on May 31, 2023. Thank you to everyone who participated both online and in person.