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I Helped Build the Great Allegheny Passage
It has taken thousands of wonderful people to build the Great Allegheny Passage, please share your story.

Allegheny Trail Alliance
The Allegheny Trail Alliance (ATA) is a coalition of seven trail organizations in southwestern Pennsylvania and western Maryland, that maintains the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile multiple use rail-trail system between Cumberland, Maryland and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the 52-mile Montour Trail to provide a connection to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Passage is now connected to the 184.5 mile C & O Canal Towpath in Cumberland and provides a non-motorized, nearly level trail system between Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA. The Great Allegheny Passage is a segment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, one of eight nationally designated scenic trails. The ATA member trail organizations are:

The Great Allegheny Passage Graphic Identity & Sign Guidelines Manual is available in a pdf format (8.38 MB) by clicking here.

Click here to review the GAP Sign Policy procedures and forms.

Allegheny Trail Alliance
P.O. Box 501
Latrobe, PA 15650


Darla Cravotta, President
Friends of the Riverfront


William R. Atkinson, Vice President
Mountain Maryland Trails

Seth Gernot, Second Vice President
At-Large Member, Events Unlimited

Linda McKenna Boxx, Secretary
Regional Trail Corporation


Gilbert McGurl, Treasurer
Montour Trail Council


Tom Baxter
Friends of the Riverfront

Steve Ayer (A)
Friends of the Riverfront

Sara Petyk
Steel Valley Trail Council

Jim Taggart
Steel Valley Trail Council

Lois Liberman (A)
Steel Valley Trail Council

Malcolm Sias
Regional Trail Corporation

Charlie Smith (A)
Regional Trail Corporation

Ken Bisbee
Ohiopyle State Park

Stacie Hall
Ohiopyle State Park

Matt Greene (A)
Ohiopyle State Park

Brett Hollern
Somerset County Rails-Trails Association

Dave Cotton
Mountain Maryland Trails

Elizabeth Stahlman (A)
Mountain Maryland Trails

Dennis Pfeiffer
Montour Trail Council

Mark Imgrund (A)
Montour Trail Council


(A) = Alternate


Rob Boulware
Seneca Resources

Barb Buehl
Maryland Mountainside

Brad Clemenson
PA Environmental Council

Ann Nemanic
Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau


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