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Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland

Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland Overview

The Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland is a 22 mile rail trail that follows the route of the former Western Maryland Railroad from Cumberland, Maryland to the Pennsylvania line (Mason-Dixon Line).

The northern end of the Allegheny Highlands Trail of Maryland connects to the the Allegheny Highlands Trail of Pennsylvania at the Mason-Dixon Line. The southern end of the trail connects to Washington, DC by the C&O Canal Towpath. The trail is composed of crushed limestone which suitable for all bicycles. The trail elevation increases 1625 feet over its course when riding south to north. These rise is a moderate railroad grade of about 1.5%. There are no serious climbs.

This trail is one link of the Great Allegheny Passage From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Washington, DC. Once complete, The Great Allegheny Passage will be 384 miles long.

Highlights of the trail are Brush Tunnel, Savage Mountain, Borden Tunnel (950 ft long), the City of Frostburg and the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad and its steam locomotivewhich follows the route most of the way.

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The Allegheny Highlands Trail of MarylandFacts

  • Length: 22 Miles
  • Surface: Crushed Limestone With A Few Sections Paved
  • State: Maryland
  • Start/End Points: Cumberland, Maryland to Maryland-Pennsylvania Border (Mason-Dixno Line)

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