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Great Allegheny Passage Trail

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Address: Cumberland, MD 15650
Phone Number: 888-282-2453
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Great Fun. Surprises and cool things to see along the way.

A friend told me about this trail and being bikers, my boyfriend and I decided to try it. We started in Frostburg, MD and headed toward PA. It was so cool to come upon the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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West Deptford, NJ
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West Deptford, NJ
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend told me about this trail and being bikers, my boyfriend and I decided to try it. We started in Frostburg, MD and headed toward PA. It was so cool to come upon the Mason-Dixon monument and read all the plagues about it and the tunnels that we passed through. The Big Savage Tunnel was a surprise, too. It... More 

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Friendsville, Maryland
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trail! I love the tunnels! The trails are well taken care of and maintained well. Lots of beautiful and fragrant flowers. Lots of birds. Love love love it!!!

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Indy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed the GAP trail from Pittsburg to Cumberland Maryland. The trail is a great crushed gravel base and is very well maintained. The scenery is beautiful along the way and the Ohiopyle State forest provided shade for 40+ miles. I was concerned about doing this trip the last week of June, but it has been great. After the climb... More 

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing to happen to our area for a long time! Great biking & hiking. The bike ride from Frostburg to Cumberland is a gradual down hill trip with great scenery. The 16 mile trek is delightful.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early before a scheduled train ride and enjoyed our bike ride much more than the train ride . We went approximately 8 miles going gentle or slightly up all the way before we needed to turn around so we could catch our scheduled train ride . We will definately be coming back to do again this time all... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We rode from Pittsburg to Cumberland (west to east) and had a GREAT time. The trail is crushed limestone and is well marked and VERY WELL maintained! Thank you to all the volunteers. I would STONGLY recommend it to anyone looking to do a first time distance bike ride.

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Thank wcosue
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Crushed limestone trail base means the very sweet 25 mile descent from the continental divide is fun even in the rain. Thank you to the volunteers who made and maintain the trail!

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Starting from Pittsburgh you'll be riding uphill on approximately 1 - 1.5% grade for almost 130 miles. In hindsight we are very glad we rode this direction. In Pittsburgh recommend closely following the GAP signs, you'll end up on road some of the time. Be sure to get off the path near Bates Road to cross the Hot Iron Bridge.... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Although we tend to stick to hiking trails that are fairly rugged, this was a wonderful smooth trail.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This trail is a great 2 or 3 excursion! We did it in two finding the mileage difficult but manageable. The trail is mostly paved/crushed limestone which provided great drainage and smooth passage as opposed to the C&O Canal. Do your homework on slopes and put in time on your bike/seat and you will enjoy it! This is a treasure... More 

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