Bike Train

Ride your bicycle along one of the most beautiful sections of The Great Allegheny Passage

All downhill from Frostburg to Cumberland!

Historic train ride in standard coach aboard The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Coast down the mountain and return on the train!

Bring your own bike or Rentals available.

Highlights

15 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage or more, you chose your route!

Mountain views, historic towns and fascinating geology.

Heritage train excursion, 2 great ways to see the beauty of The GAP!

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Tour Details

Tour Details

Price

$30 BYOB

$40 Rental Cruiser Bike


Departure time

9:00 am or 11:00 am


Meeting point

Canal Place Visitor Center


Availability

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
May – October


Duration

2 – 4 hours


Included

Train Ticket for one way coach seat, bike shuttle, rental cruiser bikes and helmets available


What to bring

Helmet, water, snacks ( granola bars, water, sports drinks available in Frostburg Depot)


About your guide

One of our shuttle drivers will meet you in front of Canal Place Visitor center to load your bike and give you your train tickets. Once you arrive in Frostburg, your bike will be waiting for you.

What You'll Do & See

Check in at the Frostburg Depot between 8:30am and 10:00 am to register. At your own pace coast down the mountain all the way to Cumberland. Please allow at least one hour to reach Cumberland, longer if you would like to enjoy the ride, take some pictures, read the history plaques, etc etc. Train leaves promptly at 11:30 and is requested to board by 11:15.
This is an easy 15 mile ride that most anyone that can ride a bike can do! It’s all downhill at a constant 1.75% grade.
If you need a bike choose the rental option and we will provide a basic cruiser bike with coaster brakes and a helmet for your ride. ( adults between 5 foot and 6’2”).
If you have your own bike, just register at the Frostburg Depot in the morning and head out.
Cruise down the Great Allegheny Passage at your own pace with a goal of reaching Cumberland by 11:00 to board the train.
Train departs at 11:30 and typically arrives back in Frostburg before 1:00pm.

Check in outside of Canal Place Station in Cumberland at bottom of stairs between 10:45 and 11:15.
If you are bringing your own bike, leave with us at check in and we will transport to Frostburg, if renting one of our cruiser bikes for the return trip back to Cumberland, simply register and board the train. All tickets are standard coach. Please board train by 11:15 and enjoy the scenic and relaxing ride up the mountain.
We will have your bikes in Frostburg waiting for your arrival. Stop in the depot to stock up on some sport drinks or water and granola bars. Or head across the street and grab a burger from the snack shack at The Trail Inn before you start your descent down the hill along the Great Allegheny Passage back to Cumberland.
Enjoy your ride!

Good to Know
  • The train does not haul your bike, we will load your bike into one of our shuttle vans and transport it safely to Frostburg. You will ride the train to Frostburg and your bike will be waiting for you at the Frostburg Depot when you arrive.
  • This package is not available to book directly through the railroad, book with Tracks and Yaks and we handle your train ticket with WMSR.

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