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Cedar Creek Park
in Westmoreland County PA

Contact Information:                                                   
Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation
Phone:  724.830.3950 or 1.800.442.6926
Donohoe Road
R.D. #12, Box 203
Greensburg, PA 15601

Directions

Take Interstate 70 East to Exit 46B (Route 51 North). Follow Route 51 North to the first traffic light ( mile). Not far from the traffic light, look for the Cedar Creek Park sign on the right. Turn right, then left at the next Cedar Creek Park sign. Continue to follow the signs to the park.

Overview

Cedar Creek Park is a 464 acre park located near the southwestern corner of Westmoreland County. Picnic pavilions, athletic fields, and scenic trails make this park a great summer and fall getaway. Running along the northern border of the park, the Youghiogheny River provides a spectacular view, as well as great fishing opportunities. The area and facilities near the bend in the river, known as Manderino Riverfront Park offers a boat launch, picnic areas, and bicycle rentals. There is also a food concession.

Cedar Creek Gorge offers a secluded walking trail through a ravine cut by Cedar Creek. The ground rises dramatically on either side of the trail while you explore the length of a gentle steam. Cedar Creek Gorge is in the northern section of the park, near Manderino Riverfront Park and the concession / rental facility.

The Youghiogheny River Trail is also accessible near Cedar Creek Gorge. A walking, biking, equestrian, and cross country-skiing trail, the Yoghiogheny River Trail is part of a regional system of trails which will eventually link Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. The trail is handicapped accessible.

Facilities

Amphitheater. A free summer concert series is presented each summer at Cedar Creek Parks 2,500 person outdoor amphitheater.

Located near the Youghiogheny River Trail and Manderino Riverfront Park along the northern boundary of Cedar Creek Park, Cedar Creek Station is open from April through October each year. Bicycle rentals and food concessions are available here. Cedar Creek Concession can be reached at 724-930-7004.

Nineteen pavilions are located throughout the park, and groups of up to 500 can be accommodated. There are ball fields and soccer fields, basketball and volleyball courts, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, and even toboggan and sledding areas.

The Mon-Yough Model Airplane Club operates a radio controlled airfield in Cedar Creek Park. Weve heard it said that you can sometimes see World War II Hellfires, Spitfires, and Mustangs in action again.

Portions of the park are open for hunting.

Rest room facilities are available throughout the

Events

Events include a summer concert series and August Fun Fest. See the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks & Recreations Schedule of Events for more information.
 
Please call the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks & Recreation for questions on the use of park facilities. You can reach them at 724-830-3950, or toll free at 1-800-442-6926 X3950.

 

Website

Cedar Creek Park - Westmoreland County Parks & Rec

 

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