Author: Colleen oneil

It's been an awesome fall bike tour season - we've had great weather and fun times from Georgia's Gold Coast to the Rocky Mountains. Autumn is the busiest time for bike tours here at Wilderness Voyageurs, and this year didn't disappoint. We've had rail-trail trips...

  Rio Grande Trail ; enlightened Rail-Trail Corridor ManagementThe Roaring Fork Valley’s Rio Grande Trail is getting some natural maintenance. A crew of 220 goats has returned to the trail corridor to help chomp down pesky weeds the old-fashioned way. No herbicides or chemicals here, just...

When the last tourists pack up their coolers and picnic blankets to drive out of Ohiopyle after Labor Day, summer officially turns into fall. This cool, quiet season is time to repaint storage buildings and repair rafts. But for some guides, it’s time to kayak...

Fall is here, and that means crisp, cool weather, harvest festivals and beautiful drives in the Laurel Highlands! This is the perfect time to explore southwestern Pennsylvania and its natural beauty.Celebrate fall[caption id="attachment_16484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ears of corn at Fort Ligonier  Days.[/caption]This season is jammed...

We did the trip on the Upper Yough River. It's actually in Friendsville, MD not Ohiopyle. First off, this is a very challenging river. Don't let it be your first time on whitewater and don't go if you're not able to manage the physical exertion...

We're finalizing our brewery list for Beer & Gear 2017, and this year's lineup is looking better than ever!Joining us for the annual celebration of bluegrass, boating gear and local beer is Pittsburgh's Grist House Craft Brewery....

Curious about whitewater rafting on the Cheat River? Coming on a trip with us at Wilderness Voyageurs and looking for some info about the Cheat? Here's a fun video from a beautiful Cheat trip in 2015 to show you our favorite river in West Virginia! The Cheat River...

 The magnificent Cheat River flows from five major tributaries (Black Fork, Dry Fork, Glady Fork, Laurel Fork, and Shavers Fork) which originate in the rugged Monongahela National Forest and join to form the main river stem near Parsons, West Virginia. From Parsons, the scenic Cheat flows nearly...

The Shenandoah Bike Tour is a 6-day cycling adventure through 4 states and 5 national parks. First you'll ride through northern Virginia's genteel Hunt Country, along Shenandoah National Park's beautiful Skyline Drive and then head north toward Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Retracing the key campaigns of the American Conflict (Gettysburg, Antietam...