Advertise Your Business to Trail Travelers!

Get in front of thousands of potential customers by advertising your lodging property, restaurant, shuttle service, tour company, bike shop, craft brewery, or historical site in TrailGuide: The Official Guide to the C&O Canal Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage, the trusted source for cyclists, hikers, and explorers along the Pittsburgh to D.C. corridor.  Now in its 17th edition, with updated content and maps, TrailGuide is available at, via Amazon, at REI stores in the mid-Atlantic region, and at scores of independent bike shops, outfitters, VisitPittsburgh welcome centers, and at visitor centers throughout the region. 

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Our signature trip-planning tool, TrailGuide, contains everything travelers and trip-planners are seeking -- town maps and directories, suggested itineraries, what-to-pack lists, mile-by-mile photo ops, and an index of trail-facing businesses.

You can also advertise in our new Two Scenic Trails brochure, a promotional tool distributed at 150 locations within two hours of both trails, and among 350 bike shops across 11 states.

You may also wish to promote your business on, which receives over 600,000 pageviews annually.

Act now to secure a place!  Download our media kit here .  Contact Doug Riegner, Director of Community Relations, at 724-309-4041 or with your questions.

  • GAP Relay

    Run wild! Register now for the amazing GAP Relay, a 150-mile team running event from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, sponsored by UPMC Health Plan.
  • TrailGuide

    The Official Guide to Traveling the C&O Canal Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage. Packed with itineraries, lodging and dining options, and a weatherproof map of both trails.


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


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