The Great Ride
Two trails, the C&O Canal Towpath and the Great Allegheny Passage, form an uninterrupted path from Washington, D.C to Pittsburgh. Cyclists from all over the world are enjoying 335 miles of breathtaking scenery and fascinating history.
Bald eagles are thriving near downtown Pittsburgh.
Saved from demolition, this historic bridge is now a trail treasure.
A vibrant piece of Pittsburgh's industrial history.
Sightseeing attraction or eyesore? Cyclists have their own opinions of this popular stop.
Pennsylvania’s worst mining disaster. A memorial for all that were killed in 1907.
The town provides cyclists with a friendly and charming place to break from the trail.
The rich history of the canal lockkeepers and their families.
Experience the life of a "canaler" - people who carried goods along the C&O Canal Towpath.
In an abandoned coal mine, an art installation features mosaics made of local rocks.
One of the most spectacular views in the region.
The view overlooking the Potomac contains a faded image from the past.