Allegheny Highlands Trail-Deal to Frostburg is a 9.2 mile point-to-point trail located near Meyersdale, PA and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Rail trail through Big Savage Mountain. (9 miles) This section of the AHT takes one up and over the Eastern Continental Divide, that point being just east of Deal where the trail cuts through a culvert beneath Old Deal Road. The keystone of the trail is the Big Savage Tunnel. A $13 million refirbishment project of the 3294.6 foot tunnel has lights and doors to keep out the winter cold. At the eastern portal there is a spectacular panoramic view into Maryland. The trail on the western side of Big Savage has an average grade of .8%. The trail on the eastern face has a grade of 1.75%.