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Biking Intro

Mountain biking in central PA is a challenging scenic experience. These scenic bike trails offer beautiful landscapes and memorable experiences. Deer Pen Trail, in State College Pennsylvania, offers riding for the mid-level experienced biker. These trails are located by Toftrees.

The Penn State arboretum is constructing the Bellefonte Central Rail Trail. Below is the information regarding this trail and other rail trails in the central PA region.

Rail Trails in Central PA

Bellefonte Central Rail Trail

Length 1.3 mile trail, 5 miles proposed

Getting to the Trail Route 322 to State College in Centre County

Listed Trail Head Locations

US- 322 Business to Clinton Avenue

Clinton Avenue East to Mckee Street Bikeway. North: US-322 to Waddle Road exit

Waddle Road to Toftrees Avenue. Trail intersects Toftrees Avenue .1 mile from Waddle Road

Lower Trail

Length 16.5 mile trail, 1 miles proposed

Getting to the Trail Along the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River from Alfarata (Near Alexandria) in Huntingdon County to Flowing Spring (Near Canoe Creek) in Blair County

Listed Trail Head Locations

Alfarata Station (Near Alexandria), Mt. Etna Station

Cove Dale Station

Williamsburg Station

Grannis Station

Flowing Spring Station

Penns Creek Path

Length 3 mile trail

Getting to the Trail Centre, Mifflin and Snyder Counties

Listed Trail Head Locations

Poe Paddy State Park

Cherry Run

Snow Shoe Trail

Length 20 mile trail, 8 miles underconstruction

Getting to the Trail Philipsburg to Loch Lomond Junction in Clearfield County

Listed Trail Head Locations

Philipsburg

Loch Lomond Junction


Biking News & Columns

Bike Rodeo to Stress Safety as Kids Learn Rules of the Road Bike Rodeo to Stress Safety as Kids Learn Rules of the Road
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Before the gears start churning on your child's biking career, it's important they learn the rules of the road. Police will be on hand to make sure bikes are street-ready. "You'd be surprised how many people still don't have their helmets properly adjusted," says Hendrick. [Read More]

Biking Events

2015-09-26 Celebrate Life 5K

Do you enjoy walking, running, or biking with friends and family? Pregnancy Resource Clinic invites you to join them as they host their annual Celebrate Life 5K run/walk and 10-mile bike ride on Sept...


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