1. Trail is open dawn to dusk.
  2. Keep to the right. Pass on the left. 
  3. Give an audible signal when passing other trail users.
  4. By state law, cyclists under the age of 12 must wear helmets.
  5. Maximum speed is 15 mph.
  6. Stay on the trail and please respect private property.
  7. No vehicles powered by internal combustion.
  8. To accommodate disabled persons, electric wheelchairs and other electric mobility devices may be used, provided: Motors on electric vehicles are 750 watts or less; Vehicles weigh less than 100 lbs.; Vehicles are no more than 36" wide.
  9. No fires or camping, except in designated areas.
  10. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited.
  11. Leash and control your pet; please remove pet waste. 
  12. Horseback riding is permitted in designated areas only. 
  13. For emergencies, call 911.

Have a safe and enjoyable trip!

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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