There are several events planned for the Allegheny Highlands Trail in the upcoming months. We encourage use of the AHT and any outings that are geared for safety, public involvement, fun, and courteous use of the trail. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for all events. Helmets are required for all participants on bike rides. Anyone wishing to use the trail for a public event should contact us for more details.
Ramps & Rail Festival Bike Ride @ Railroad Square
Apr 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 pm
Come to Elkins and enjoy good music and great food at the eighth annual Ramps & Rail Festival. Peruse the over fifty craft and food vendors and over to the Highlands Trail Foundation booth to enter our annual bike raffle, receive the latest news on our efforts, and purchase some of our new memorabilia. Be sure to arrive early and…
Allegheny Highlands Trail Bluegrass Festival @ Montrose, WV
Jul 22 all-day
Come out and enjoy a day of good food and good music at the Allegheny Highlands Trail Bluegrass Festival. The festival supports the Highlands Trail Foundation while featuring talented bluegrass musicians. A pulled pork BBQ meal is provided. For an in-depth look at the festival including musician biographers, and nearby attractions to plan a long weekend head to the following…
Kingsford Allegheny Highlands Trail 20 Miler & Relay @ Gilman, WV
Sep 3 @ 5:00 am
Come support the Highlands Trail Foundation in its second annual 20 miler and relay presented by Kingsford. Runners will meet at Mill Race Park in Parsons WV from 5:00-6:30 am before riding a bus to the race start in Gilman, just outside of Elkins. Racers will run the scenic Allegheny Highlands Trail back to Mill Race Park over a path…
Blackwater Canyon Bike Ride @ Thomas, WV
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the Highlands Trail Foundation for our annual bike ride through the beautiful Blackwater Canyon along the abandoned grade of the Western Maryland Railway’s West Virginia Division. The ride takes a downhill trek from Thomas to Parsons, ending with a lunch provided by the City of Parsons in Mill Race Park. It is a fun event for all ages!