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Profile: Stacey Magda
“The Casselman is coming back to life. It’s a gem of a river. It relies on rainfall and snowfall to run. It’s peaceful and healing.
Profile: Brad Smith
“I like this job because I like fixing things. I like working with my hands. I came from a family of people that did that.
Profile: Rachel Sager
” I remember my dad being sad that the railroads and the trains were gone. I understand that bittersweetness. I get to talk about that…
GAP Welcomes State Park Directors
Those attending the annual meeting of the National Association of State Park Directors, hosted by Ohiopyle State Park, enjoyed a leisurely ride along…
New Hydration Station Installed in Boston
Fill your water bottle at this brand-new hydration station installed on the Great Allegheny Passage in Boston! Big thanks to the team at Pennsylvania American Water for their generosity, and to the Mon/Yough Trail Council for their hard work deploying volunteers along this section of the GAP.
Count Your Steps during the Ultimate GAP Relay Trail Challenge
Run in your own neighbhorhood and log your miles between October 4 and 31 as part of the Ultimate GAP Relay Trail Challenge presented…
Talking Trails: A Book Talk and Community Conversation
Join Rivers of Steel for a community conversation featuring Amy Camp, author of Deciding on Trails: 7 Practices of Healthy Trail Towns. Sharing insights from her book and stories of places that have embraced trails and tourism, Amy will reveal her motivation for writing “the book for trail towns,” and discuss how her background in trails and community development began as a personal journey that has blossomed into international community.
Halloween Fun at Meyersdale Station
Ride out to the Meyersdale Area Historical Society's Halloween Fun at the Station event on Saturday, October 30. A cast of historical characters representing local and national figures will be on hand to greet visitors. Explore the model railroad and artifacts from the Western Maryland Railway, including a real caboose painted in livery colors. Enjoy halloween treats and take a spin over the nearby Salisbury Viaduct.
Month of Mud Ohiopyle
A competitive mountain bike race in varying classes with eligibility for a Super D time trial run with some climbing. The course is not on the Great Allegheny Passage but on single-track within Ohiopyle State Park, including McCune and Sugarloaf Trails. Registration required! Spend the day racing or watching those who dare!