TrailGuide 14th Edition 

(Cover: GAP Mile 0 - Cumberland, Maryland where the GAP meets the C&O)  

Click here to purchase a copy of TrailGuide 

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TrailGuide is the official, authorized visitor's guide for the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath, covering two scenic trails - one amazing journey.  Now in it's 14th edition, the book is major source for lodging, restaurants, tour companies, shuttles, detailed mile by mile campground information on both trails, plus much more!

The full color book is packed with itineraries, town maps, business listings and services for trail users. 

*BONUS - Included is a 2-sided, tear proof - weatherproof map, of both trails.  Mileage charts, elevations tables are also provided , as well as planning checklists, mile-by-mile highlights for all 335 miles between Washington DC and Pittsburgh PA.

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This year’s book has lots of new content, new pictures, a redesigned map . Proceeds from the book are reinvested into trail improvement projects.

Sample pages:

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Do you have a business?  Review the official MEDIA KIT for businesses looking to advertise to trail users and bike tour audiences. 

For information about placing an advertisement in next year's TrailGuide, please e-mail  

  • GAP Trail App

    Explore the GAP Trail and C&O Canal trail in a whole new way! Log your trips, review amenities and keep up to date on trail news.
  • TrailGuide

    The official dining & lodging guide for the Great Allegheny Passage® and C&O Canal. Packed with places to eat and stay, maps, and points of interest!
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The Great Allegheny Passage ® (GAP) rail-trail offers 150 miles of hiking and biking from Cumberland MD to Pittsburgh,PA.


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Homestead, PA 15120