Combine the GAP and the C&O Canal for 335 miles of trail

The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) is a rail trail which connects Pittsburgh to Cumberland Maryland.  The smooth trail surface, gradual elevation changes and fantastic scenery, make the GAP a popular destination.


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about the trail

plan your ride

buy GAP  tee shirts

When trying to figure out how far to ride each day, keep in mind that you will have nothing to do all day but pedal your bike, eat some lunch, and do some site seeing.  8-10mph is a comfortable pace for most people.


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Let people know that you have ridden the GAP - lots of tee shirt styles to choose from.  The 100% cotton tees have a great fitted shape and are available in men's and women's styles.



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May is the wettest month and October is the driest month at mile '0' on the GAP

annual averages from the weather channel


Bike the Great Allegheny Passage