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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
St. Clair, Saint Clair, Pottsville
|Last Known Status||Open|
This coal mining company now offers trail riding on their property, which has a wide variety of terrain that ranges from steep hill climbs, open play areas, rugged 4x4 trails plus scenic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
A permit is required and must be obtained first by either applying in person at the Pottsville office or by ordering online.
Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to ride on the property. The trails are open year-round but during hunting season it is advised to wear hunters orange clothing.
Overnight parking is not permitted but camping, boating and swimming opportunities can be found at nearby Locust Lake State Park.
|Nearest City||Pottsville, PA|
|From: Hazleton, PA
1) Note:***These are driving directions to the Reading Anthracite Company office to purchase permits. Driving directions to the trails will be given to permit holders.
2) Take I-81 south to exit 124A
3) Merge onto SR-61 south, continue 7.9 miles
4) Turn right (west) on Norwegian Plaza, proceed through next traffic light
5) Turn left (south) at stop sign, continue 1 block
6) Office is on the right (west).
|Land||Privately Owned / Commercial|
|Our Rating||Good |
|Recommended Stay||Full Day|
|Comments||(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)|
|Elevation||650 to 750 ft.|
|Hazards||Few||(hazards assumed marked but use caution)|
|Permit Required||Yes||Reading Anthracite Company Access Permit|
|Dates Open||Daily Year-Round|
|Spark Arrestor||Recommended||A spark arresting silencer or end cap is recommended.|
|Whip Flags||Not Required|
|Maximum Vehicle Width|
|UTVs / SXS||Permitted|
|SUVs / Jeeps (registered)||Permitted|
|Dune Buggy/Sand Rail|
|Two Strokes /|
2 Cycle Engines
|Night Riding||No||riding permitted during daylight hours only|
|Emergency / Law Enforcement|
|Insurance||*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.|
|Riding||Yes ($125.00 per rider)|
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
|Comment||Permits expire December 31 regardless of date issued.|
|First Aid||1-5 Miles (S)||Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (570) 621-4000|
|Gasoline||1-5 Miles (SW)||Uni-Mart (570) 429-2406|
|Diesel||1-5 Miles (SW)||Exxon Gas Station (570) 429-2850|
|Water||5-20 Miles (E)||Rosemount Camping Resort (570) 668-2580|
|RV Hookup||5-20 Miles (E)||Rosemount Camping Resort (570) 668-2580|
|RV Disposal||5-20 Miles (NE)||Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404|
|Campground||5-20 Miles (NE)||Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404|
|Conv Store||1-5 Miles (SW)||Uni-Mart (570) 429-2406|
|Swim Area||5-20 Miles (NE)||Locust Lake State Park Beach Area (570) 467-2404|
|Water Body||1-5 Miles (W)||Mill Creek|
|Boat Ramp||5-20 Miles (NE)||Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404|
|Contact Info||Reading Anthracite Company|
200 Mahantongo Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
|Contact Info||Pennsylvania Game Commission|
2001 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
|Comment||hunting season dates|