Great Allegheny Passage
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Region: Pittsburgh & Its Countryside
Experience the ride of your life on the Great Allegheny Passage. Ride a day, a weekend, or a bike vacation on one of longest rail-trails in the USA. It's a "must visit" destination for cyclists, hikers, nature lovers or anyone looking for a safe and superlative outdoor experience. Wide and smooth the trail is on old railroads with no grades more than 2%. The route winds from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA through the heart of the Laurel Highlands. Tunnels, viaducts, monumental bridges, and historic locations add interest and nestle in a variety of landscapes. If you're interested in a day trip or end-to-end adventure to Washington, DC, the GAP has something for you. Let us help you plan at www.GAPtrail.org. There you'll find print-friendly maps, places to park, business listings, shuttles, places to stay, places to eat and things to do. The Great Allegheny Passage is the most acclaimed long-distance trails in America.