The 10 Best Rail-Trails In America

JAN 17 2020

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Trail - By, CINDY BARKS - "9. Great Allegheny Passage, Maryland/Pennsylvania"
Showcasing the best of the terrain of the eastern United States, the Great Allegheny Passage “soars over valleys, snakes around mountains, and skirts alongside three rivers (the Casselman, Youghiogheny, and Monongahela),” says the trail’s website.

At 150 miles in length, the Great Allegheny Passage runs from Cumberland, Maryland, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- making it one of the longest in America. Tip: The trail starts at the Three Rivers Heritage Trail at Point State Park, where the historic Forts Duquesne  and Pitt now sit among skyscrapers and professional sports venues in downtown Pittsburgh.   Read More...


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


P.O. Box 228
Homestead, PA 15120