Great Allegheny Passage
Pennsylvania :: Maryland
2022 Dates: May 8 - 12 :: Aug. 6 - 10 :: Oct. 1 - 5
The Great Allegheny Passage traces America's westward expansion through a chain of cyclist-friendly trail towns. The trail soars over valleys, snakes around mountains, and skirts alongside three rivers - the Casselman, Youghiogheny, and Monongahela - along a nearly level bike trail. You’ll pass through the Cumberland Narrows, cross the Mason-Dixon Line, and cycle atop the Eastern Continental Divide at 2,392’, all while weaving through the breathtaking scenery!
Getting Here: Tour originates in Pittsburgh. Free shuttle from Cumberland available.
Elevation Profile: max grade 1.5% (click for larger view)
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Total Miles: 150
Avg. Daily Miles: 35 - 40 miles
Meals: Daily Breakfast
3 Lunches, 1 Dinner
Double Occ. $1489
Single Occ. $1689
Day 1: Arrival
7:00 PM - Trip orientation.
Arrive early and spend time exploring the incredible city of Pittsburgh with many great attractions.
Optional shuttle from Cumberland available.
Day 2: Pittsburgh to Bella Vernon
Cycling: 38 Miles
The trail begins in downtown Pittsburgh at historic Point State Park where we’ll have the opportunity to explore Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt museum before jumping on the trail for our first taste of the incredible GAP trail.
Day 3: Bella Vernon to Ohiopyle
Cycling: 39 Miles
In addition to amazing cycling today’s ride delivers 2 incredible Frank Lloyd Wright Houses: Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. We’ll have time to visit both as well as other attractions in this area which is also our stop for the night.
Day 4: Ohiopyle to Meyersdale
Cycling: 40 Miles
Today’s ride is all about the scenery, and oh yeah, the Salisbury Viaduct which is over 100’ high and nearly 2,000’ long making for one exciting ride!
Day 5: Meyersdale to Cumberland
Cycling: 33 Miles
Today we hit the trail for our last 33 miles which takes us through both the tunnel at the Eastern Continental Divide and through the Big Savage Tunnel before delivering us to the outskirts of Maryland, where we make our way to Cumberland and the end of this great ride!