Five Star Trail

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Five Star Trail
Length 7.76 mi (12.5 km)
Location Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Designation Rail Trail
Trailheads Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Youngwood, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Spur to Armbrust, Pennsylvania
Use Hiking, Biking
Hiking details
Trail difficulty Easy
Season Year-Round
Hazards Severe Weather, Trains (adjacent to trail); Road Crossings
Website Five Star Trail

The Five Star Trail, located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, is a trail alongside an active railroad track[1] (Southwestern Pennsylvania Railroad) that stretches between Lynch Field, a Greensburg city park and Youngwood. At Hillis Street in Youngwood, the trail spurs off eastward to connect with the campus of Westmoreland County Community College and continue to Armbrust.

Managing partners[edit]

The trail is owned and managed by Westmoreland County Government; however, there is a "friends group",[2] and the municipalities along the trail and the Regional Trail Corporation assist in maintaining the trail. The "friends group" also hold a Poker Run annually along the trails.

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