The seasons come to life along the converted railway beds of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 318 mile system of biking and hiking trails. There are no tall buildings to obscure your view or traffic noise to block out the sights and sounds of Mother Nature.
The Allegheny Bike Trail runs all the way from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. Ohiopyle is lucky enough to have it go from end to end of our park along side the Youghiogheny River. Offering great views of the river and surrounding areas, the Allegheny Bike Trail is second only to rafting for the number of tourists coming to Ohiopyle. Tens of thousands of people bike on the bike trail in Ohiopyle every year. If you plan on visiting Ohiopyle to bike on the Allegheny Bike Trail there are a few things to know.
MAKE OHIOPYLE YOUR DESTINATION
Ohiopyle is the perfect destination stop after a day on the trail. Lodging is available at the quaint and comfortable, Yough Plaza Motel, located just across the street from the trail. Take in a rafting trip while you are here or take in the local attractions. Shuttle service is available from White Water Adventurers to transport you there and back. Call 1-800-992-7238 or email us at [email protected] to reserve your Fallingwater or Kentuck Knob shuttle.
KNOW WHERE TO RENT A BIKE
Many people coming to Ohiopyle don’t bring their bikes with them. They rely on renting a bike from a local outfitter. Luckily, White Water Adventurers offers Bike Rentals. Our bikes are of high quality and dependable. We offer everything from Mountain Bikes to kid carts.
When out on the trail, make sure that you have plenty of fluids and sun screen. It can get hot in Ohiopyle during the summer months. Also, make sure you know which direction you are going on the bike trail. Take notes of any signs that tell you which direction you are heading.
LAST BUT NOT LEAST…
Remember that if you are renting bicycles in Ohiopyle, any distance you pedal out, you must pedal back. It is easy to bike 10 miles out forgetting you have to bike ten miles back! Remember, for BIKE RENTALS IN OHIOPYLE, look no further than White Water Adventurers.
The riverside trails are relatively flat, (approximate 3% grade) which makes for easy pedaling for all ages and athletic abilities. The trails are marked every mile for your convenience. Ride as far as you like before returning to home base in Ohiopyle. Arrangements can be made to return bikes after hours for evening rides. We rent bikes of all sizes for all ages. We even have pull-along carts for the young ones. When you are ready to take on a biking experience in Ohiopyle, make sure to stop by White Water Adventurers for your bike needs. Reservations are highly recommended.