Trails

Trails in the area:


Ohio River Trail Council(ORTC)

Pittsburgh

http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/interactive-map/


http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2013-Map-and-Guide_Final_041013.pdf


http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/trails/three-rivers-heritage-trail/

GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) Pgh-Cumberland
An excellent book on the GAP (history and sites)–mention GR-5 and GR-7 have fossils near Rockwood

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2253271.The_Great_Allegheny_Passage_Companion

Geology in Rockwood area

http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/cs/groups/public/documents/document/dcnr_015933.pdf

An excellent book on planning your trip along the GAP and C&O:
Linking Up: Shaw and Weil

For the C&O:

http://www.amazon.com/The-C-O-Canal-Companion/dp/0801866022

Steel Valley Trail (McKeesport-Clairton):
GAP -Montour

Montour

Panhandle (Carnegie-Weirton)

North

Moraine State Park

Goddard State Park (North)
A very nice 12 mile paved trail encircles Lake Wilhelm

http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/mauricekgoddard.aspx


http://www.traillink.com/trail/maurice-k-goddard-state-park-trails.aspx

Butler-Freeport

Armstrong ( Ford City )

Franklin (60 miles of paved trails) Allegheny River Trail & Samuel Justus Trail &Sandy Creek Trail

http://www.railstotrails.us/pa_allegheny_river_and_samuel_justus_trails.htm


http://www.avta-trails.org/images/maps/AVTA-Map.jpg

McClintock Trail ( Oil City to Oil Creek State Park )

Oil Creek State Park(oil City, Drake Well)

East

Five Star ( Greensburg )

Coal and Coke

Ghost Town/Hoodlebug/West Penn/Westmoreland Heritage

Roaring Run (Apollo)

http://www.traillink.com/trail/roaring-run-trail.aspx


http://www.roaringrun.org/Site/The_Rail_Trails.html

Indian Creek Valley (Champion, PA—near Donegal)

Coke & Coal (Scottdale-Mt. Pleasant)


http://www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks/lib/parks/forms/c_&_c_brochure_2007.pdf

Lower ( Altoona )

West

Wheeling
..link for map pdf at the bottom of the page

Ohio trails

Great Ohio Lake-to-River Greenway Bike Trail
Great Ohio Lake-to-River Greenway Bike Trail – City of Youngstown

http://www.metroparks.co.trumbull.oh.us/greenway%20progress.htm

http://www.eastgatecog.org/GOLTRG.aspx

Little Beaver (Lisbon-Leetonia)

Canfield

Champion-Ashtabula ( Ohio )

Mill Creek Park ( Youngstown , OH )

Stavich( Struthers-New Castle )

Cuyahoga (Akron-Cleveland/ Ohio and Erie Canal )/MetroParks

Emerald Necklace (around Cleveland )

South

Greene River Trail (Rices Landing- Greene Cove Yacht Club)( Greene County )

Morgantown-Fairmont and Decker’s Creek
http://www.montrails.org/maps.shtml
http://www.trailsfromrails.com/deckers_creek_trail.htm

West Fork (Fairmont-Shinnston)
http://www.wvbike.org/west_fork_trail/ North Bend
http://www.wvstateparks.com/northbendrailtrail/
http://www.northbendrailtrail.net/
http://www.northbendrailtrailstatepark.com/descriptions.html

North East

Pine Creek

DC

Mount Vernon Trail (accessible from the C&O around mile 1 or 2)-paved; goes to Reagan Airport and Mount Vernon 18 miles

W&OD
http://bikewashington.org/trails/wad/wad.htm