Meyersdale, Pennsylvania (PA) Trails & Maps

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  • Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland - Great Allegheny Passage

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland (AHTM) follows the route of the old Western Maryland Railroad for 22 miles, between Cumberland, Maryland, and the Maryland–Pennsylvania border north of Frostburg. Part of the AHTM route parallels the ...
  • Allegheny Highlands Trail of Pennsylvania - Great Allegheny Passage

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 31 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Pennsylvania's Allegheny Highlands Trail follows the former right-of-way of the Western Maryland Railroad through Somerset County, PA. This trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile multi-use path that connects Pittsburgh with ...
  • Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 6.45 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    A 6.45-mile rail-with trail is planned as part of the Allegheny Riverfront Green Boulevard Project, a multi-modal transportation corridor that will connect Pittsburgh neighborhoods along the Allegheny River. The Green Boulevard will create and ...
  • Barnum Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WV
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass

    Nestled in a northern valley of West Virginia, the Barnum Rail-Trail follows the North Branch of the Potomac River through the superb scenery of the Upper Potomac region. If you plan to explore this out-and-back trail by bike, a mountain bike ...
  • Browns Run Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    One mile of the proposed 4 mile Brown's Run Trail is currently open near Masontown in German Township, Fayette County, Pa. The crushed stone path includes interpretuve signage and has a connection to a local restaurant housed in an 18th century ...
  • CandI Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass

    The CandI Trail (often pronounced Candy) had some improvements made to a few bridge crossings prior to the July 2011 Greenway Sojourn but the surface is primarily large rock ballast and cannot be opened to the public until surface conditions ...
  • Carpendale Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WV
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Short new trail connecting Ridgeley, WV with the C&O Canal Towpath at milepost 183 near the east end of Cumberland, Maryland. This new trail will include the Knobbley Tunnel and Bridge over the Potomac River.
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park

    State: DC, MD
    Length: 184.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

    The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park (a.k.a. C&O Canal Towpath) follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5 miles between Georgetown in Washington, D.C., and Cumberland, Maryland. Hundreds of original features, including locks, ...
  • Coal & Coke Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The scenic Coal & Coke Trail connects the communities of Mount Pleasant and Scottdale in Westmoreland County and offers many glimpses of the picturesque nature and local communities of Westmoreland County. The 6-mile trail is built on the old ...
  • Davis Trail (Engine Run Trail, Allegheny Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WV
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    Located in Canaan Mountain area of the Monongahela National Forest. Many people use this trail in conjunction with the x-country ski trail to walk between the Blackwater Falls State Park and the Canaan Valley State Park. This trail is also part ...
  • Five Star Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 7.75 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Trail users on this inviting corridor follow the path of an old Southern Pennsylvania Railroad line, in some places traveling alongside unused tracks (not to be confused with the newer Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad, which operates along 66 ...
  • Ghost Town Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 36.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    Despite its eerie name, there's nothing scary about the Ghost Town Trail. The trail is named for the numerous towns that were served by the Ebensburg & Blacklick Railroad, as well as the Cambria & Indiana Railroad. It winds through scenic Blacklick ...
  • Great Allegheny Passage (Trail System Overview)

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD, PA
    Length: 150 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Now the longest rail-trail east of the Mississippi River, the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage spans two states in its course along great rivers and across mountain passes. Running from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cumberland, Maryland, the ...
  • Harpers Ferry Railroad Bridge

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD, WV
    Length: 0.14 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk

    This rail-with-trail bridge crosses the Potomac River near its confluence with the Shenandoah River, at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. A cantilevered section of the bridge allows pedestrian access between Harpers Ferry and the Chesapeake & Ohio ...
  • Hoodlebug Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    Any trail with a name like "Hoodlebug" deserves a visit. The 10-mile trail follows the path of the 1856-era Indiana Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which ran from Blairsville north to the town of Indiana. "Hoodlebug" was the local nickname ...
  • Huntingdon and Broad Top Rail Trail (H&BT Rail Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The first two miles of the Huntingdon and Broad Top Rail Trail (H&BT Rail Trail) are now open from Riddlesburg to Hopewell. This section offers a scenic trek through woodlands. Eventually, the trail will stretch 10.6 miles along the Raystown ...
  • Indian Creek Valley Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Open since 1989, the creek-side Indian Creek Valley Trail traces the route of the Indian creek Valley Railraod (ICVRR). Just north of Indian Head, you will come to a cluster of acid mine drainage remediation ponds, designed to filter pollutants ...
  • Jim Mayer Riverwalk

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

  • Kendall Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The little-known Kendall Trail extends 2 miles south from the tiny community of Friendsville, Maryland, to the ruins of the former logging town of Kendall. The trail offers expansive views of the Youghiogheny River, which it parallels for most ...
  • Ligonier Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The first 0.5 mile of the Ligonier Valley Trail and Bikeway is now complete, linking the town's popular attractions: Fort Ligonier from the days of George Washington and the French and Indian War, the historic Compass Inn for stagecoach travelers, ...
  • Mon River Rail Trail System: Deckers Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WV
    Length: 19 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    Morgantown is known as the home of West Virginia University, the inspiration for a Joni Mitchell song and the birthplace of Don Knotts. And it's also known for its wonderful trails: the Mon River Rail-Trail System. The nexus of this 45-mile ...
  • Mon River Rail Trail System: Mon River Trail North

    Rail-Trail

    State: WV
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Morgantown is known as the home of West Virginia University, the inspiration for a Joni Mitchell song and the birthplace of Don Knotts. And it's also known for its wonderful trails: the Mon River Rail-Trail System. The nexus of this 45-mile ...
  • North Hills Harmony Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Harmony Trail in the North Hills is a work in progress, managed by volunteers with the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy. As of August 2011, about 1 mile of a proposed 4.3 miles of abandoned rail corridor have been completed. The conservancy ...
  • Ohio River Greenway Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Ohio River Trail Council (ORTC) is a non-profit, volunteer-led corporation whose mission is to establish, promote, protect and preserve a multi-use trail, the Ohio River Greenway Trail, along the Ohio River and its tributaries from the Columbiana ...
  • PWS Trail System

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 36 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Forbes State Forest and the adjacent state parks (Linn Run, Laurel Mountain, and Laurel Ridge) maintain the PWS Trail System, a network of snowmobile trails and forest service roads though the second-growth forest along Laurel Hill. Much of ...
  • Path of the Flood Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast

    Though it memorializes a sad occasion, the Path of the Flood Trail is a beautiful, tranquil trail. In the Johnstown Flood of 1889, the South Fork Dam failed and more than 2,200 townspeople lost their lives. The first 2 miles of the trail ...
  • Pike 2 Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This corridor is an 8+ mile section of abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike (built and never used) and is currently owned by the Southern Alleghenies Conservancy (http://sac-sarcd.org/sac_info.htm). The "trail" is officially closed for liability ...
  • Rotary Walk Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0.75 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

  • Sheepskin Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Sheepskin Trail is a lovely rural trail located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The Trail currently connects the town of Dunbar with the Youghiougheny River Trail section of the Great Allegheny Passage, just south of Connelsville. The ...
  • Six to Ten Trail System(formerly Allegheny Portage)

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass

    Following the corridor of a mountain-crossing railroad that operated 1834-1854, this trail has two segments approximately 15 miles apart. The southern, crushed stone segment, about 2.3 miles long, winds though a lush forest to the renovated ...
  • Vestal Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Grass, Gravel

    The Vestal Trail is 0.5-mile connection through town of McCandless that joins the Oakridge neighborhood to the playing fields at its eastern end. The trail is maintained by volunteers of the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy and is part of the ...
  • West Penn Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The West Penn Trail, a National Recreation Trail, runs largely along the corridor of the Portage Railroad line that operated from 1830 to 1864 between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. The trail is steadily being extended. Before you visit, check the ...
  • Western Maryland Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: MD
    Length: 22 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Plan a full day (or two) for your visit to the Western Maryland Rail Trail, a 22-mile paved route that will take you through several eras of American history. You can access this trail from many points, but the main trailhead is in the quaint ...
  • Youghiogheny River Trail (North) - Great Allegheny Passage

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 43 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    For up-to-date information on the Great Allegheny Passage, visit the Allegheny Trail Alliance Web site and to discover Trail Towns along the Great Allegheny Passage, visit the Trail Town Program Web site The YRT North Section is a 43-mile ...
  • Youghiogheny River Trail (South) - Great Allegheny Passage

    Rail-Trail

    State: PA
    Length: 28 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    For up-to-date information on the Great Allegheny Passage, visit the Allegheny Trail Alliance Web site and to discover Trail Towns along the Great Allegheny Passage, visit the Trail Town Program Web site This trail has been named as one of ...
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