Events

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 2019 @ Elkins Depot Welcome Center Parking Lot
Apr 27 all-day
Visit our booth to get free maps and information about our future events! Become a member of the Highlands Trail Foundation and learn about the Allegheny Highlands Trail.   More festival information at Elkins Depot website.
Grand Opening Celebration @ Elkins Depot Welcome Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
A National Trails Day event. Join us for a bike ride to celebrate the opening of the Elkins Rail Trail Connector, completing the Allegheny Highlands Trail from Highland Park to the Elkins Depot. Details TBA!
Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon 2019
Race takes place on the Allegheny Highlands Trail and Railroad grade trail from Thomas, WV to Parsons, WV. The course is made of pavement, dirt, and crushed stone. The downhill race course will descend about 1300’. Sign up before August 15th to save $10. Prizes will be given to best of age groups & genders!   See our Racepage for…
The Blackwater Canyon Bike Ride is a free ride through Blackwater Canyon, from Thomas to Parsons. Fun for all skill levels!