Warwick Ephrata Rail Trail – WERT

The Warwick to Ephrata Rail-Trail (WERT) is a system that connects the following municipalities: Lititz Borough, Warwick Township, Ephrata Township, Akron Borough and Ephrata Borough.

The current trail extends 7.5 miles through villages, farmland, and forested areas.  The trail features 8 access points with parking and half a dozen restroom stops.  Historic downtown Ephrata and Lititz bookend the trail, making for a 15 mile round-trip trek on foot or bicycle.

The WERT is popular for walkers and runners and bicyclists year-round and skiers in the winter.  The trail features a mild grade running across paved and unpaved sections. 

WERT Rules & Regulations
WERT Brochure

WERT Event Request Application  *See Event Calendar Below*

If your organization, company, or group would like to host an event using the WERT or WERT access points, please submit a request using the above link.  All group/organization/event use must be pre-approved due to traffic, trail user, and public safety.  Questions?  RonStief@lititzrec.com

Parking locations with access to WERT:

  • Lititz Springs Park (24 N Broad St. Lititz, PA 17543)
  • Warwick Twp. Municipal Building (315 Clay Rd. Lititz, PA 17543)
  • 100 Block of Millway Rd. Ephrata, PA 17522
  • Intersection of Steinmetz Rd & Parkview Heights Rd across a dead-end street from ACI (ACI address is 10 Parkview Heights Rd. Ephrata, PA 17522)
  • 0 Block of East Queen St. Ephrata, PA 17522
  • Ephrata Linear Park / Winters Leadership Memorial located along and accessible from 200 Block of Railroad Ave. Ephrata, PA 17522

Click Here to reserve a bike from the Bike Share!

Reserve your ride on the WERT through Lititz Bike Works 2 hr and 4 hr reservations available.


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The calendar below will have all WERT events/races listed.

To request use of the WERT for a scheduled event, complete this REQUEST for USE.