Cycling Pennsylvania

Trails and bicycle paths in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania trails

202 Parkway Trail 8.4 miles; 58th Street Greenway 1.4 miles; Allegheny NF- Brush Hollow XC Ski Trail 7.7 miles; Allegheny National Forest – Deerlick XC Ski Trail 9 miles; Allegheny National Forest – Heart’s Content XC Ski Trail8.3 miles Dirt; Continue reading…

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The Montour and Panhandle Trails - The 46 mile crushed-stone Montour Trail (shown in red) follows the old Montour Railroad, which was built between 1877 and 1914 to link Pittsburgh with the region’s coal mines. The Airport Connector branch (shown in green) provides access to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Westland branch (shown in green) runs alongside an active railroad to … Continue reading The Montour and Panhandle Trails
Pennsylvania trails - 202 Parkway Trail 8.4 miles Asphalt 58th Street Greenway 1.4 miles Asphalt Allegheny NF- Brush Hollow XC Ski Trail 7.7 miles Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Gravel Allegheny National Forest – Deerlick XC Ski Trail 9 miles Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Gravel Allegheny National Forest – Heart’s Content XC Ski Trail State: PA Length: 8.3 miles Dirt, … Continue reading Pennsylvania trails
Central Bucks Bicycle Club - These routes provided by the Central Bucks Bicycle Club in Bucks County, PA richboro river somewhere1 tatamy hills whitehall wycombe challenge wycombe connection wycombe delightful wycombe wanderer wycombe- black eddy wycombe- carversville wycombe- fairview wycombe- jersey loop wycombe- nj allentown- game preserve Breinigsville- echo hill buckingham happy buckingham happy metric buckingham- doylestown buckingham- fairview buckingham- holicong … Continue reading Central Bucks Bicycle Club
Northern Central Railroad and York County Heritage trail loop - The Northern Central Railroad (NCR), Terry Brown Rail Trail and the York County Heritage (YCH) combine to create a 41 mile mixed terrain ride. Despite its proximity to Baltimore, the trail follows nearly all rural terrain, with much of it along side Gunpowder Falls River). on fine crushed gravel. This map shows the route out and … Continue reading Northern Central Railroad and York County Heritage trail loop
Race up Pittsburgh’s steepest hill - The Dirty Dozen bike race is held annually in Pittsburgh on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and features thirteen of the city’s steepest hills. This is Canton Avenue, possibly the steepest street in the world. Any rider who fails to maintain forward progress must descend to the bottom of the hill and ride up again.
Pennsylvania Bicycle routes - This information is provided by, a privately funded website dedicated to grassroots promotion of bicycling in Pennsylvania.Developed by Away Media LLC the site has been in operation since 2001. The purpose of is to support the existing Pennsylvania cycling community through interactive means. Route A The route stretches 199 miles from Erie, PA … Continue reading Pennsylvania Bicycle routes
Great Appalachian Passage and C&O Canal tour - The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is 184 miles long, starting on the north bank of the Potomac River from Washington, DC and ending in Cumberland, MD. Much of the canal has been drained and reforested but the towpath along the canal remains popular for hiking and cycling. The towpath surface is hard-packed dirt for much … Continue reading Great Appalachian Passage and C&O Canal tour
GAP and C&O Trail Tour - The GAP and C&O Trail 330 miles of trail from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland , creating a 334.5-mile motorized vehicle-free stone dust/ packed stone cycling trail between Pittsburgh PAand Washington, DC. The GAP trail follows abandoned rail beds and thus has … Continue reading GAP and C&O Trail Tour
Catskill-Delaware Water Gap tour - Catskill-Delaware River Cycling tour (60 mile days) This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY . The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day continues through the Catskills and then turns sound along the Delaware River to Narrowsburg, the third day continues along … Continue reading Catskill-Delaware Water Gap tour
Rides from Horsham, PA - The following rides start from Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road in Horsham, PA and are provided by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. Distance Terrain Destination 15 miles Mostly flat Fairways Golf Course, Cedar Hill 15 miles Mostly flat Horsham and Upper Dublin 15 miles Some hills Bucks County 15 miles Hilly Hills in Horsham and Lower Gwynedd … Continue reading Rides from Horsham, PA
Great Allegheny Passage - The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland, creating a 334.5-mile traffic-free route between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.The trail has a packed crushed limestone surface on abandoned rail beds, with an average grade of less than 1%. Near the Big Savage Tunnel, the trail crosses the Eastern Continental … Continue reading Great Allegheny Passage
Three Rivers Heritage Trail Pittsburgh - The Three Rivers Heritage Trail runs 21 miles along the rivers of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.  The Trail consists of five separate trails along both sides of the Allegheny, Monongahela  and Ohio Rivers.  There are  nine sections: North Shore Trail, 8 mile salong the northern shore of the Allegheny River  from Brunot Island to Millvale. Southside … Continue reading Three Rivers Heritage Trail Pittsburgh
Lake Nockamixon Century - The Lake Nockamixon Century begins at The Moravian Tile Works, East Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA and travels north to Lake Nockamixon.  The tour offers 25, 50, 75, or 100 mile route options in Bucks County Pennsylvania over rolling terrain with a few hills. This ride once won the League of American Bicylists “Best Century” award. … Continue reading Lake Nockamixon Century
Pine Creek Rail Trail - The Pine Creek Rail Trail is one of the “10 great places to take a bike tour” according to USA Today. The hard-pack gravel trail utilizes a former railway bed with a 2% grade over its entire 57 mile length. The southern terminus is Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania where it heads north to Ansonia through Tioga State … Continue reading Pine Creek Rail Trail