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Bicycle the Great Allegheny Passage

bicyclist resting on a bench overlooking a broad valley
View toward Cumberland from near the east side of the Big Savage Tunnel

NPS photo

Adapted from abandoned rail lines, the recently completed 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage crosses the Eastern Continental Divide and connects Cumberland, Maryland, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The section between Cumberland and Ohiopyle is part of the PHT network, connecting with the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail and the Eastern Continental Divide Loop. For one-way travel, consider the use of Amtrak's Capitol Limited bicycle roll-on service or one of many shuttle services.
Details
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
section between Cumberland, MD, and Ohiopyle, PA
except for Amtrak bicycle roll-on service
Big Savage Tunnel closes in November and opens in April.

Last updated: April 26, 2018