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Reading Anthracite Company

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Alt Names

St. Clair, Saint Clair, Pottsville

Last Known StatusOpen

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.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityPottsville, PA
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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).

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

TERRAIN

Square Miles31
Climate TypeForest
Elevation650 to 750 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has some dust on typical days.Some
RocksThis trail has mostly rocks.Mostly
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Small JumpsThis trail has some small jumps.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private land has some sand or gravel pits.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesReading Anthracite Company Access Permit
Dates OpenDaily Year-Round
Spark ArrestorRecommendedA spark arresting silencer or end cap is recommended.
Noise Limit
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Bicycles
Hiking
Horseback
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingNoriding permitted during daylight hours only
AlcoholProhibited
FireworksProhibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.

FEES & PASSES

Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
RidingYes ($125.00 per rider)
Camping
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
CommentPermits expire December 31 regardless of date issued.

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (S)Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (570) 621-4000
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SW)Uni-Mart (570) 429-2406
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SW)Exxon Gas Station (570) 429-2850
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (E)Rosemount Camping Resort (570) 668-2580
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (E)Rosemount Camping Resort (570) 668-2580
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (NE)Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (NE)Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (SW)Uni-Mart (570) 429-2406
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NE)Locust Lake State Park Beach Area (570) 467-2404
Body of Water Water Body1-5 Miles (W)Mill Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NE)Locust Lake State Park (570) 467-2404

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoReading Anthracite Company
200 Mahantongo Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 622-5150
dkemfort@ptd.net
www.readinganthracite.com
Contact InfoPennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
(717) 787-4250
www.portal.state.pa.us
Commenthunting season dates

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