Great Allegheny Passage

The West Virginia Sojourn!

It’s an incredible journey through wildlife-filled forests, historic towns and breathtaking tunnels that will give you the best of what the Mountain State has to offer. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to present the West Virginia Sojourn—latest ride in our 2016 Sojourn Series. Join us June 19-22 for a wild and wonderful adventure on West Virginia’s scenic North Bend Rail Trail. … Continue reading

Introducing Trip Itineraries – First Up, Boston & McKeesport

Over the next few months, Trail Town Program® will be sharing some sample trip itineraries of things to see and do beyond the trail.  With spring in the air and cyclists preparing to hit the trail, our first itinerary will take us to the Great Allegheny Passage with stops to Boston and McKeesport. Located between miles 120 and 126 along … Continue reading

PA DCNR Grants Have Been Announced!

On January 28, 2016, DCNR Secretary Cindy Dunn announced investment of $28 million for 176 projects across Pennsylvania. These project will focus on conserving our natural resources and help to revitalize local communities. Some of these exciting projects related to trail trails are as follows: Homestead Borough: Building a 1 mile connector trail from the Great Allegheny Passage to the … Continue reading

Fall Trail Town Workshops!

The Trail Town Program® is happy to announce our fall Trail Town Workshops. There will be two workshops held over two weeks covering various topics. Monday, November 9th – Crawford Center, Emlenton, PA – FREE Trip Planning and Marketing – 1:30 – 4:30pm Registration will begin at 1pm. This workshop will feature speakers from, Venture Outdoors, Wilderness Voyagers, Allegheny Outfitters, … Continue reading

Mon Wharf Switchback

The Mon Warf Switchback is a much anticipated and in demand project along the riverbank of the Monongahela River. The switchback would connect cyclist from Point State Park to the Great Allegheny Passage, the Smithfield Street Bridge, and the Eliza Furnace Trail. This switchback would all cyclists to have a completely off-road experience along the riverbank. The project has been … Continue reading