Rail Trail Bike Tours

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2015 Biking season on the Great Allegheny Passage is in full swing The tell tale sign of this, is the reopening of The Big Savage Tunnel.  This year the magic date is Friday April 3rd.Measuring  3300 feet in length the tunnel was built by the Western...

Katy Trail: Longest Rail Trail in the Country As the longest Rails to Trails project in the United States, the Katy Trail is much more than a simple pedestrian trail.  Traveling 240 miles across Missouri (with construction of the deserted Rock Island rail line as a connecter...

My husband and I joined nine other bikers to " do" the Katy Trail October 12-17, 2014. First the details: the rented bikes were terrific, the lodging was varied ( city and small towns). We enjoyed the variety and the warm welcome our group received..like...

My wife Christine and I recently biked the Katy Trail from October 12 to October 17.We and nine others were on this ride along with our two guides, Kevin and James. We have been on many organized biking vacations, but this one was very special....

We had a lovely Katy Trail journey ! The attention to detail was superb -both from the company and from our wonderful guides Kevin and James. They made sure everyone had a wonderful time --directions each day were good, accommodations lovely. I can definitely recommend...

FIVE STARS ALL THE WAY, KNOWLEDGE GUIDES, GREAT LODGING THIS IS A BIKE TRIP FOR ANYONE. REST STOPS WELL TIMED TO AVOID GETTING FATIGUED, WITH SNACKS AND DRINKS TO REFUEL YOUR BODY MAKING IT VERY EASY TO FINISH EACH DAYS RIDE. SAG WAGON ALWAYS AVAILABLE...

CSX appropriately making an appearance this morning - sending off this crew of Great Allegheny Passage Rail Trail (formerly the Western Maryland Railroad) riders! Have a great trip!   This group is loading up and departing from the Wilderness Voyageurs base in Ohiopyle. Join us on a...

Ride the GAP End to End in 2013!   Wilderness Voyageurs is introducing a new 4 day Inn to Inn journey from Homestead, PA to Cumberland, Maryland.  This trip will cover the Great Allegheny Passage at a relaxed pace and will allow for plenty of...

Winter Sun?  YES!! If you live anywhere near Ohiopyle, you might not recognize this big glowing ball: It's the sun. And it's shining. Finally. And it's supposed to keep shining all weekend long. 66 degrees on Sunday. Shorts and sandals weather! After a week of freezing hurricane drizzle, that's going to feel awesome....