Three memorials stand atop the scars from Sept. 11, 2001; one in New York City, one in Washington D.C. and one in a field in Pennsylvania. These sites of remembrance are woven together not just by that tragic day, but by miles of trail that serve as tribute to the heroes who responded.
Bikers who follow the 9/11 National Memorial Trail will pass through Blair County. Trekking westward, a traveler will descend from lush farmland with bucolic structures into Williamsburg. They will then follow the tree-lined Lower Trail along the Juniata River to Canoe Creek State Park.
They’ll pass through the historic downtown of Hollidaysburg where coffee shops and eateries are set below a towering, 19th century courthouse.
The journey through the county ends along rows of stores with antiques and heirlooms in the town of Duncansville. From there, a traveler is less than 50 miles from the Flight 93 National Memorial – about an hour by car.
- 1,300-mile system of trails and roadways
- Links 9/11 memorials in New York, Washington D.C. and Shanksville, PA.
- Passes through the trail towns of Duncansville, Hollidaysburg and Williamsburg in Blair County.
- Passes Canoe Creek State Park and the Lower Trail in Blair County.