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Address: Cumberland, MD 15650
Phone Number: 888-282-2453
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Such a nice Bike ride

We started near McDonald pa - the bike riding is smooth and along the Yough River- we passed many small waterfalls and lots of falling water coming out of the rocks. At certain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We started near McDonald pa - the bike riding is smooth and along the Yough River- we passed many small waterfalls and lots of falling water coming out of the rocks. At certain times you can watch the white water rafters paddling by. There is a lot of shade so riding on a hot day is not too bad. Would... More 

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Rawlings, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We hopped on the Trail at Frostburg. Parking there is limited so get there early. Fascinating sculpture at the Frostburg entrance worth seeing. Smooth gravel ride in both directions. Gentle grade up and easy glide down to Cumberland. Tunnels and view headed northwest towards Pittsburg are outstanding. If you time it right you can travel south east alongside the Western... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I did this ride two months after my 60th birthday, and I am not an experienced cyclist. I bought a road bike a year ago for a three day ride of 25-40 miles a day in the Finger Lakes. I loved that ride and wanted to do more, but hated the hills. So my daughter and I, and a father/daughter... More 

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Timonium, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We biked the GAP from Pittsburgh to Cumberland. 4 days. Spent 3 nights. Although it is officially uphill to the Eastern Continental Divide, the less the 1% grade is easy for anyone. Highly recommend this Trail. great views and small towns. Used "Get out and Play" in Cumberland to shuttle our bikes and us to Pittsburgh; I recommend them! In... More 

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Philadelphia PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have wanted to do this ride for years and was not disappointed when my son and I saddled up and rode the GAP between Cumberland MD and Pittsburgh PA, a 4 day, 150-mile bike trip. Our outfitter Bike the GAP based in Pittsburgh handled all the arrangements for hotels, B and B's and shuttle transportation as well as rental... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A not-too-vigorous bicycle ride through 400 miles+plus of history and great towns. Try to avoid the rains because certain sections can be made completely impassable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I did the trail in reverse from Cumberland to Perryopolis. From Cumberland, you go uphill all the way to Frostburg. Very beautiful scenery, especially in October when the leaves were changing. Stayed overnight in Meyersdale. Places to camp on the side of the trail and also a B&B and a house across the river (where I stayed for $40 a... More 

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Lockport NY, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Really enjoyed our three days of riding the trail from Pbgh to Cumberland. Stayed in B&B in Connellsville and Meyersdale.

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I left my car in Williamsport, Maryland and with a rental car hauled my bike to Pittsburgh and pedaled back via the 150-mile GAP trail and 80 miles of the C&O canal. The GAP is a wonderful experience. The trail follows old railroad beds along rivers with a gentle grade (west bound from Cumberland is steeper). The surface is crushed... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was our 2nd biking trip, but first one in the spring. We biked from Frostburg to Meyersdale, Pa. We're not in bad shape, but we don't bike all the time. It was tough climb for the first 8 miles until we reached the Big Savage Mountain tunnel. Then it got easier as we made our way to Meyersdale. The... More 

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Address: Address: Cumberland, MD 15650
Phone Number: 888-282-2453
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland

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