Queen City Excursion

15 + mile railbike ride downhill to Cumberland

1 hour + layover at Canal Place to explore

Enjoy it on your railbike

Coast and Pedal along the entire railroad over 15 miles, one of the longest railbike excursions available in the country!
Depart from the Frostburg Depot at 9:00 am and enjoy a leisurely railbike ride all the way to Cumberland. ( please check in by 8:40am)

Trip Details

Trip details


$119 – Tandem Railbike (up to 2 people) includes railbike ride

$199 – Quad Railbike ( up to 4 people) includes railbike

Departure time

9:00 AM (please check in by 8:45 AM)

Meeting point

Frostburg Depot 19 Depot St Frostburg, MD 21532


May 1 – Oct 30: Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun


4 Hours


  • Railbike excursion with tour guide

What to bring

  • Jacket
  • Rain gear if needed

Participation requirements

Most anyone can participate, getting off and on the railbike is usually the most strenuous part of the journey.


Cruise through the Brush Tunnel

Get great photos of the cliffs as you pedal through The Narrows


Over 15 miles of track mostly on a downhill grade (the last 3/4 mile will require some effort) The route includes beautiful scenery through the Allegheny Mountains of Western Maryland. We will go over bridges, through The Brush Tunnel, coast parallel to the Great Allegheny Passage and wave hello to cyclists. We will finish our tour as we glide into The Queen City, Cumberland, MD.
The terminus of the excursion is at the Historic Western Maryland Railway Cumberland Station at Canal Place. Our tour guides will show you where the shuttle bus will pick you up and set you free to explore The Queen City.
Grab lunch at one of the many options in the Canal Place Shops or Downtown Cumberland, check out the C&O Canal Visitor Center, Allegany Museum (on Saturdays) or pack, a picnic and enjoy. Our shuttle bus will return to Canal Place (near the C&O Visitor Center) at 1:00 pm for the return trip to Frostburg where your vehicle is waiting.


Good to Know

Dress appropriately, our tours run rain or shine. You may have a half hour layover between railbiking and the departure, use this time to visit the attractions at Canal Place or the C and O canal tow path visitor center.

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