parking & transportation

parking on the GAP

Cumberland, MD 21502(C&O Mile 185/GAP Mile 0)
Howard Street Parking Area, located near Canal Place, below Interstate 68

Register at Cumberland Visitor Center located at 13 Canal Street by phone (301-722-8226);

or in person. Visitor center is open daily 9AM-5PM.
West Harrison Street Parking Lot (fee), located near Canal Place

Frostburg, MD 21532 (GAP Mile 15)
Frostburg Depot
20 Depot Street

Deal, PA 15552 (GAP Mile 24)
1765 Deal Road

Meyersdale PA 15552

Meyersdale, PA 15552 (GAP Mile 32)
Western Maryland Railway Train Station
527 Main Street
Registration at the station is required.

Rockwood, PA 15557 (GAP Mile 43)
131 Rockdale Road

Confluence, PA 15424 (GAP Mile 62)
855 River Road

Ohiopyle, PA 15470 (GAP Mile 71)
Ohiopyle Visitor Center
7 Sheridan Street
Registration at visitor center is required. Visitor center is open May through October 10AM-7PM daily.

Connellsville, PA  15425 (GAP Mile 88)
Parking area at the corner of North 3rd Street and Torrance Avenue

Belle Vernon, PA 15012(GAP Mile 110)
Cedar Creek Park
Parking is available at the end of Evergreen Drive. Registration information is available at kiosk.

West Newton, PA 15089 (GAP Mile 113)
West Newton Station Visitors Center
111 Collinsburg Road
Long-term parking available in gravel parking lot at the north side of the building, park at your own risk. Please do not block the door, steps, ramp or ingress/egress. Visitor center is open 11AM-4PM Monday through Friday.

Homestead/Munhall, PA 15120 (GAP Mile 139)
Pump Houseat the Waterfront (fee)
880 East Waterfront Drive, Munhall, PA 15120
To register, go to www.riversof; things to do; trails; find section on becoming a friend of the trail; purchase window sticker decal.

Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (GAP Mile 148)
Station Square Garage (fee)
301 West Station Square Drive

Parking on the C&O Canal

Dickerson, MD 20842 (C&O Mile 35)
Whites Ferry
24801 Whites Ferry Road
Whites Ferry lot is available for overnight parking. Put contact information on your vehicle's dashboard.

Brunswick, MD 21716 (C&O Mile 55)

MARC Train Station parking lot

100 South Maple Avenue

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 (C&O Mile 61)
Harpers Ferry Visitor Center (Fee)
171 Shoreline Drive
Register by downloading form available at Go to: Plan your visit: Request for overnight parking. Print form and fax to: 304-535-6244.

Sharpsburg, MD 21782 (near Shepherdstown, WV, C&O Mile 73)
National Park Service Parking Area
16389 Canal Road

Williamsport, MD 21795 (C&O Mile 100)
NPS Williamsport Visitor Center
205 West Potomac Street
Register by phone (301-582-0813); or in person at visitor center. Visitor center is open daily in summer 9:00AM-4:30PM. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter.

Hancock, MD 21750 (C&O Mile 124)
Western Maryland Rail Trail Parking Lot
256 East Main Street
VC open Friday thru Tues. 301 745 5877 Waiting for call back

shuttle services

Cumberland Trail Connection
Cumberland, MD
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Will Shuttle anywhere on the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath.

C&O Bicycle
Hancock, MD
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Will Shuttle from Hancock to D.C. Will need at least 48 hours notice. Can shuttle up to 5 people with their bikes.

Get Out & Play Outfitters
P.O. Box, LaVale, MD 21504
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Bike Shuttle Service
Biking the Great Allegheny Passage or the C&O Canal? Let us get you started. Choose between a variety of listed shuttles or call us to help design your unique trip.

Golden Triangle Bike Rentals
600 First Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 600-0675
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"Fully Equipped" bike rental packages include a 2013 Trek Hybrid bike, panniers, tools, tubes, helmet, handlebar bag, headlamp and everything you need for the trip. Also included is our "Preferred Trail Partner" list, which offers a town-by-town listing of our lodging, dinning and side trip partners from Pittsburgh to DC! One way rentals allow you to drop your bike off in DC and continue your trip hassle free! Shuttle service, trip planning and consulting also available. Give us a call or visit our website

Pittsburgh Transportation Group
Reliable shuttling along the Great Allegheny Passage.
Fully supported coach services for groups.
Advance reservations required.
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River & Trail Outfitters
Knoxville, MD
301-695-5177 or 888-I go play
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Main business is river trips, they have done biking shuttles for groups in the Harpers Ferry WV area and surrounding areas. Must make prearrangements.

Shuttle by Grouseland Tours
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Guided cycling tours for all levels.
Shuttling services: transporting cyclists, their bikes & gear all along the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath.

The Outfitter at Harper's Ferry
189 High Street
Harpers Ferry, WV
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Trail Inn Shuttle Service
20 Depot Street
Frostburg, MD 21532

Services along the Great Allegheny Passage from Cumberland to Pittsburgh
Along the C&O Canal Towpath from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry.
Contact John Sayler.

Western Maryland Scenic RR
Cumberland, MD
301-759-4400, 800-TRAIN-50
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Scenic railroad from Cumberland MD to Frostburg MD, will take bikes on the train.

Wilderness Voyageurs
Ohiopyle, PA
724-329-8336, 800-272-4141
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Fully-supported 6-day bike trips from DC to Pittsburgh. Shuttles for points between McKeesport PA and Cumberland MD by prior arrangement, can shuttle up to 14 people with bikes depending on availability.

Allegany Expeditions
I68 Exit 45 East
Cumberland, MD
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Shuttles for all points between Washington DC and Meyersdale PA by prior arrangement

Allegany Limousine
Cumberland, MD
Shuttles for all points between Washington DC and Pittsburgh PA. Need 14 days notice

College Shuttles
Frostburg, MD
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For your shuttle needs along the Great Allegheny Passage - Shuttles from Washington DC , Baltimore, Gaithersburg and more.
To - Cumberland, Frostburg, Meyersdale, Ohiopyle, Harpers Ferry and other areas along the trail.
Great group rates - minimum of 5 per group. We shuttle people and your bike and gear. Email:
Text: 301-799-8413

Hagerstown, MD
Must give at least two hours notice. Can transport bikes.

Bill's Taxis (Yellow Cab drivers)
Pittsburgh, PA
Local taxi service in Pittsburgh area, including airport, train station, McKeesport-Boston. Call a day ahead to make rrangements to carry bikes

BMC Shuttle Service
Open year round, 7 days a week.
Serving DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Call for reservations 301.991.7717
Email BMC Shuttle Service:
THEY MOVE GEAR ONLY, NOT PEOPLE Operating out of Hagerstown, MC, BMC Shuttle Service offers transportation for your bikes & equipment.

Kewl Tourism and Shuttles
Hagerstown, MD
They can shuttle up to 50 people with bikes but need three to seven days notice.

Port Authority of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA
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All buses in Pittsburgh have bike racks for two standard upright bikes.

Queen City Taxi
Cumberland, MD - 301-722-2800

River Riders
Harpers Ferry, WV
800-326-7238 or 304-535-2663
Visit Website Can shuttle 1 to multi-hundred people & equipment.

WestMar Tours and Travel
Cumberland, MD
Mostly bus tours, but will help bicyclists with shuttles max: 2 bikes & 2 people. Must make pre-arrangements.

Youghiogheny Canoe Outfitters
West Newton, PA
They are across the street from the trail and also provide shuttle service for those with bikes and canoes. Can transport up to 15 people, please call a week in advance.

Yough River Transport
Dunbar, PA
Shuttles along the Great Allegheny Passage and the C&O Canal. Our custom designed trailer will haul up to sixteen bicycles and equipment. Reservations needed, call or e-mail one week in advance.

Amtrack between Washington and Pittsburgh allows bikes which are boxed.  Roll-on bicycle service is a future amenity which is not currently available.