Staycation: Pittsburgh to West Newton on the Great Allegheny Passage

NOV 13 2019

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September 21, 2019 - TRIBLive - by Jacob Tierney - A trip on the Great Allegheny Passage is a tour through Pennsylvania history. From its terminus in downtown Pittsburgh, the biking and walking trail follows rivers and railways through industrial hubs, tiny coal towns and peaceful forests.  The GAP connects Pittsburgh with Cumberland, Md., spanning 148 miles. It was completed in 2013 after more than 35 years of work and attracts about 1 million bikers and hikers every year. Read more.....  

Photo credit: Steven Adams, Tribune-Review


The Great Allegheny Passage ® (GAP) rail-trail offers 150 miles of hiking and biking from Cumberland MD to Pittsburgh,PA.


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