Episode Clips

Hays Eagles Nest

Bald eagles are thriving near downtown Pittsburgh.

Bollman Bridge

Saved from demolition, this historic bridge is now a trail treasure.

Hot Metal Bridge

A vibrant piece of Pittsburgh's industrial history.

Red Waterfall

Sightseeing attraction or eyesore? Cyclists have their own opinions of this popular stop.


The town provides cyclists with a friendly and charming place to break from the trail.

C&O Lockhouses

The rich history of the canal lockkeepers and their families.

Life on the Canal

Experience the life of a "canaler" - people who carried goods along the C&O Canal Towpath.

The Ruins Project

In an abandoned coal mine, an art installation features mosaics made of local rocks.

Great Falls

One of the most spectacular views in the region.

Mountain Ad

The view overlooking the Potomac contains a faded image from the past.


This state park has beautiful scenery and outdoor activities along the Youghiogheny River.

Dravo Cemetery

This cemetery dates back to the 1800s. Local legend says it's haunted.


A former "coal patch" town built by the coal company for the families of workers.

Pump House

This relic marks workers standing up for their rights against the Carnegie Steel Company.

Youghiogheny River Lake

This flood control reservoir has become a tourist attraction and popular fishing spot.


The GAP runs right past the historic West Mifflin amusement park that dates to 1898.

Cumberland Mule Statue

A statue honoring families who lived and worked on boats running up and down the C&O Canal

Mason and Dixon Line

The line forming the boundary demarcating the North from the South after the Civil War.

The Eastern Continental Divide

The point that separates U.S. waters in the Atlantic Ocean from ones flowing to the Gulf.

Frostburg Trailhead

This trailhead is known for its switchback bike path and the opportunity to admire sites.

Dead Man's Hollow

Ruins of a factory and quarry remain on this 450-acre conservation area along the GAP.

The Narrows

An 11-hundred-foot-high natural landmark offers cyclists a grand corridor to ride through.

Winter on the GAP

Hikers and skiers enjoy snowfall on the trail between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland.

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