Rail Trail Hall of Fame

The GAP is built on the abandoned Western Maryland Railroad (WMRR) right-of-way.  The section of the WMRR between Cumberland, MD and Connellsville, PA was built between 1910 and  1912. It operated until 1975.  The bridges and tunnels that were designed to move freight between Pittsburgh and...

Bike the best car-free bike path in the Eastern U.S.!   Spanning 150 miles through the Allegheny Mountains, the Great Allegheny Passage Trail is the crown jewel of Mid-Atlantic Rail Trails. So much so, that the national leader on rail-trail authority, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, inducted the GAP Trail first...

What a great tour! It exceeded my expectations in terms of great scenery, great cycling, and exploring in each location. I thoroughly enjoyed riding through fields, and along the Missouri River. Our guides, James and Teri, were outstanding. They are masters at attending to every...