Great Allegheny Passage

The trail starts here! The Great Allegheny Passage is a spectacular 150-mile, non-motorized, scenic rail trail stretching from mile zero in Cumberland, MD, to Pittsburgh PA, and is touted as one of USA Today’s 10Best Trails in North America. Find world-class accommodations along its many trail towns as you soar over valleys, snake around mountains, and skirt along the nearly-level, crushed-limestone path. Connect with the C&O Canal Towpath in Cumberland, MD, to plan your extended ride to Washington, DC. 

Allegany County Trailheads And Parking

Frostburg Riley Trailhead -  10105 New Hope Road NW, Frostburg, MD (Mile Marker 15.5)
Woodcock Hollow Parking - Woodcock Hollow Road, Mt. Savage, MD (Mile Marker 9.6)
Cash Valley Road Parking - 11250 Cash Valley Road, NW, Lavale, MD (Mile Marker 5.2)
Canal Place Cumberland - 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD (Mile Marker 0.0)

Trail Town of Frostburg

Frostburg is located near mile marker 15.5 on the Great Allegheny Passage and the historic downtown and its Main Street (which also happens to be the National Road) is accessible by taking the Switchback trail from the Frostburg Riley…

Trail Town of Cumberland

The trail starts here at mile marker zero of the Great Allegheny Passage, located in the heart of downtown Cumberland at the Canal Place Heritage Park. Close to hotels and bed and breakfasts as well as the cultural Arts and Entertainment…

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