Venture Outdoors, a Pittsburgh based group dedicated to promoting outdoor exploration, adventure, learning, and enjoyment, sponsors a myriad of guided trips. Many use the Great Allegheny Passage. This one, a 100 mile ride in four days, piqued riders interest in peeking at peak autumn color.
"Despite the soggy start, the Fall Foliage Bike Tour which traveled from Connellsville, PA to Cumberland, MD from Friday, October 9 through Monday, October 12, was a great success. From downtown Pittsburgh, a small and enthusiastic group set off for Connellsville to ride the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). Though the weather wasn’t sunny, our dispositions were. One participant said, “Well, at least the trails won’t be crowded.” Read more