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5/4/2013 4:38:59 PM
I'm in West Newton, PA, sitting and looking out of the rail car on the GAP. Lots of local riders out for their recreational rides are rolling by. I've been talking with locals all day...
What I'm interested in now is what C&O and GAP ...
1 reply - "Hi Betsy. I just looked at your si..."
by JJB, Fairmont, WV
, May 6 2013 8:59PM
5/5/2013 9:02:23 PM
I have grandchildren who love getting paper mail. I am hoping to send a postcard every day of our trip from Brunswick to Pittsburgh. I am sure that I will be able to find postcards in the touristy places or park bookstores at Harpers Ferry, Cumberl...
1 reply - "Although I have never looked for po..."
by JJB, Fairmont, WV
, May 6 2013 8:45PM
5/5/2013 8:19:39 PM
Betsy, I don't think this sight is the appropriate place to announce your business, unless of course I'm wrong and your going to take my picture for free.
2 replies - latest: "Bets, I suggest you ask ray the web..."
, May 6 2013 8:11PM
Parking at Pumphouse
3/8/2013 11:51:25 PM
I'm planning a GAP/C&O trip for June 2013 riding from D.C. to Pittsburgh and have read that many people have left a car for six days or more in Homestead, specifically at the Pumphouse. I'm wondering if I need to contact anyone in that area, is there...
8 replies - latest: "I contacted the people at the pump ..."
by mqharris, Cincinnati
, May 6 2013 11:34AM
5/4/2013 5:03:44 PM
I'd like to make forum users aware of a new business in West Newton, PA on the Great Allegheny Passage. Trail Photography Unlimited is a photography business specializing in through-trekkers on the GAP. Take time out from your ride for a fun, fast-...
1 reply - "Or contact me while you're planning..."
, May 4 2013 5:05PM
DelFest - Cumberland, MD
5/3/2013 9:29:31 AM
Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that the Delfest (Bluegrass Festival) is scheduled for the Memorial Day Weekend (5/23 thru 5/26) at Cumberland, Maryland. This is a huge Bluegrass Festival. This year will feature the Old Crowe Medicine Show ...
C & O Canal bike path
Ryan, Los Angeles
5/2/2013 8:46:02 PM
My daughter and I will be in Washington, D.C. in early June and expect to have several days free during which we would like to ride the C & O Canal bike trail. Please let me know whether there is any service that is available to rent us bikes and th...
PAW PAW Tunnel Path - Open!
4/17/2013 7:57:00 PM
Great news - The Paw Paw Tunnel Path is open!
The C&O Canal Trust secured a $5,000 donation from the Allegheny Trail Alliance (ATA) through Linda McKenna Boxx, president of ATA and an Trust Advisory Board member. The donation allowed the Park’...
3 replies - latest: "Yes, The TRAIL IS OPEN!"
, May 1 2013 3:13PM
Paw Paw Tunnel Rock Slide
Cycleman, Preston, MD
3/17/2013 12:38:23 PM
Heads up everyone, the C&O Canal Trail is closed from the west entrance of the Paw Paw Tunnel to about 300 feet from the east portal due to a rock slide back in January 2013. The NPS says they have not date to when they are going to start repairs or...
2 replies - latest: "The original post is out dated info..."
, May 1 2013 3:09PM
Evitts Creek Campsite in Cumberland
paul boivin, deerfield ohio
4/28/2013 8:45:41 PM
is there room to camp with a 31foot motorhome
1 reply - "Evitts Creek is a hike in bike in c..."
, Apr 29 2013 4:17AM
Real West End of GAP
4/13/2013 2:44:14 PM
So I'm trying to determine the so call formal west end of the GAP to start a planned trip in July to DC. I read they plan on finishing the end starting at Sand Castle park in Homestead? Then I go to Google maps and they show a "planned" trail going w...
8 replies - latest: "The last mile is scheduled for Gran..."
, Apr 27 2013 4:32AM
4/26/2013 2:09:27 AM
Ray, (the Webmaster) I noticed no symbol legends for shuttle services. Are there any on either GAP and C&O trails from B&Bs or any entrepreneurials?
1 reply - "Definitely, there are several. Clic..."
by Ray (webmaster)
, Apr 26 2013 5:20AM
Real East End of C&O Canal Trail
4/14/2013 10:51:08 AM
As you have noticed I would also like to know the formal east end. I see a Thompson Boat Center in Georgetown? But there is no identified trail from
the Key Bridge to the boat center. I know there are many intelligent cyclists in the DC area. Who...
5 replies - latest: "If you get to thompsons boat center..."
by Doris , Elizabeth
, Apr 25 2013 6:54PM
4/23/2013 3:17:51 PM
There is a great new cycle shop, Threepoints, on West Potomac that we have had very good success with. They were friendly, reasonably priced and fast.
1 reply - "Good to know."
, Apr 24 2013 4:14AM
Trash on the C&O
4/15/2013 9:06:55 AM
Hello Fellow Hikers and Bikers,
A couple weeks ago volunteer groups in conjunction with the Park Rangers cleaned up tons of trash on the C&O Canal Trail.
Please help do your part to help keep the Park clean for the next guy who uses the trail....
3 replies - latest: "Yes, good post. There's a local ra..."
by Bill P, Ottawa, KS
, Apr 21 2013 7:02AM
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