Great Allegheny Passage - Youghiogheny River Trail
Trail Town News Letter
The Great Allegheny Passage is a 150-mile biking and walking trail from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland. The GAP is complete from McKeesport to Cumberland where it links up with the C&O Canal Towpath to form a 318-mile corridor between McKeesport and Washington, DC. Work is progressing on the connection between Pittsburgh and McKeesport. There is an climb of about 1500 feet on the 75 miles from Connellsville to the summit near the PA/MD border and a steeper decline (1700 feet over 25 miles) on the eastern side of the summit to Cumberland.
The Great Alleyheny Passage runs through Connellsville's Downtown section where it runs along 3rd street before crossing Crawford Avenue (Route 711).