Redbank Valley
Trails Association

301 Broad Street
New Bethlehem, PA. 16242
(814) 275-3421
[email protected]


Parking is available at many locations along the trail. We are working to make the parking areas more well-defined and signed.

Please do not park on the trail itself or block access to neighboring property owners.

Parking is available at the following locations and at other places:

MP 0 Mouth of Redbank Creek at Allegheny River, Redbank Rd., SR 1002, Lat. 40.9813/Long. -79.5486. This is on the Armstrong Trail.  Redbank Valley Trail can be reached by going right from the parking area, cross over the bridge over Red Bank Creek where the Creek meets the Allegheny River. After the bridge, the Redbank Valley Trail will be on your right before the Coaling Tower and will follow upstream along Red Bank Creek.

MP 5.8  Lawsonham Road. At junction with Sligo Spur.  It is located on the curve just below or South of the Avalon Guest House at 3266 Lawsonham Road, Rimersburg, PA 16248.  It is a 10-12 car lot with a port-o-john.

MP 12.4  Leatherwood Station Rd., T-468, 41.003/-79.4107. *NOT maintained in Winter.

MP 17.05  West side of Climax Tunnel, Climax Rd., SR 1009,  40.9859/-79.3751.   May not be available due to temporary closures for tunnel repairs until Summer 2018. Check Facebook for trail alerts.  Use 4365 Climax Road, Climax for GPS which is Hunters Moon Lodge B&B across creek from tunnel.

MP 20.3  New Bethlehem—Municipal lot and trailside off SR 66 (Wood) and 28 (Broad St.)  41.0024/-79.3322.  Large lot. Use 227 Wood St., New Bethlehem for GPS which is RMS Furniture.  Trailhead is next to store’s parking area and Zack’s Restaurant at 301 Wood Street. New Bethlehem offers many places to eat and services.

MP 24  Hawthorn by United Valley Soccer’s Pottery Field off SR 28 at Walker Flat Rd. 41.0192/-79.2730. Use Tuff’s Smokin’ Grill for GPS at 4019 Brookville St., Hawthorn for GPS.

MP 25.5 Mayport – at Mayport Road.  41.033564/-79.251198. Limited parking. Follow road just to right of trail and sign to parking about 500 feet in from Mayport Rd.

MP 31.4 Heathville Road, SR 3007, 41.0895/-79.1808. Very limited.

MP 34 By Summerville Post Office at 170 State St. and Station St., 41.1153/-79.1850.  Large lot with port-o-john.

MP 35.7  Moore Road off SR 28, right at bottom of hill, 41.1242/-79.1629.  Use 332 Moore Road, Corsica, PA for GPS which is a home beyond the trail head. A kayak launch is located and there is parking for several cars. This is a beautiful location between 2 bridges.

MP 41  Depot St. Spur, Brookville, SR 36 across from Giant Eagle. Use 40 S. White St. for GPS.