RTC 2017 Sojourn

Location: Great Allegheny Passage, Pittsburgh, PA
Brought to you by: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


Sun, Jun 18 2017
7:30 AM


Great Allegheny Passage


RTC 2017 Sojourn

Event Description

RTC's 2017 Sojourn will be word-class biking adventure along the legendary Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) and the Montour Trail in Pennsylvania. The 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn will offer the perfect opportunity to experience one of the nation’s top rail-trails and the communities it connects. Spend six unforgettable days exploring two awesome trails—the legendary Great Allegheny Passage and beautiful Montour Trail—on RTC’s 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn. Ride with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on this six-day summer bike excursion to experience Pennsylvania’s famous scenic wilderness, charming towns, beautiful tunnels, iconic sites and can’t-miss destinations. This fully supported rail-trail adventure vacation has great food, hot showers, flexible scheduling, fun evening activities, awesome optional trips—and the added benefit of supporting America’s trails!

Event Details


Location: Great Allegheny Passage, Pittsburgh, PA
Brought to you by: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Date and Time

Sunday, June 18, 2017 7:30 AM - Friday, June 23, 2017 5:00 PM


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How to find the event and parking

You will begin your six-day adventure at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center on Neville Island in Pittsburgh, the designated parking point for the sojourn. From there, you’ll be taken by motorcoach to the Deal Trailhead of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).

Organizer Detail

Host Name: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Address: 2121 Ward Court, NW 5th Floor Washington, DC 20037
Email: info@railstotrails.org

Great Allegheny Passage Facts

States: Maryland, Pennsylvania
Counties: Allegany, Allegheny, Fayette, Somerset, Westmoreland
Length: 150 miles
Trail end points: Point State Park near Commonwealth Pl. and Liberty Ave. (Pittsburgh, PA) and Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park at Canal St. and Harrison St. (Cumberland, MD)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6032293
Trail activities: Bike, Fishing, Wheelchair Accessible, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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