The 9/11 Trail Opens

It’s Open, the 1st segment of the 9/11 Trail in Somerset County.

The first 1.5 miles of the 9/11 Memorial Trail in Somerset County opened for public use, April 30th. Somerset County Commissioners Gerald Walker, Colleen R. Dawson, and Pamela A. Toker-Ickes joined Cindy Dunn, Pennsylvania Secretary of Conservation and Natural Resources, Stephen
Clark, Superintendant of the Flight 93 Memorial, Shanksville, PA, and David Brickley, founder, and president emeritus, September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance gathered at the start of the completed segment of the 9/11 Trail in Garrett PA to cut the ribbon.

This segment is the first of many that will be constructed to allow the Trail to connect the Great Allegheny Passage to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA.


To reach the trail from the GAP at the Garrett, PA Trail Access, ride out of the parking area onto the adjoining road.  Turn right, and cross the bridge over the Casselman River.  Then follow the sharrows through Garrett.  It’s a mile to the start of the 9/11 Trail.