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Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

Monday, May 13, 2019

Alt Names

Snow Shoe Rails to Trails , Pennsylvania

Last Known StatusOpen

This 19 mile long trail is open to ATVs only and membership is required and can be obtained at various nearby businesses. Terrain consists of hardpacked trail that winds through a dense forest, grassy meadows and several play areas. Proof of registration and insurance must be provided before purchasing membership sticker.

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Nearest CitySnow Shoe, PA
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From: Williamsport, PA
1) Take US-15 south 15 miles
2) Take exit for I-80 west, continue 67 miles to exit 147
3) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp on Beech Creek Road, continue .1 miles
4) Turn left (west) on W. Sycamore Road/SR-144, continue about 3 miles
5) Look for Gillentown Trailhead signage, turn here.


LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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Miles Of Trail19
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1400 to 1500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Single TrackThis private land has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis private land has mostly roads.Mostly
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


Permit RequiredYesATVs must be registered and have proof of liability insurance
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (99 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (61 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesProhibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 61 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingNo
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.


RidingYes ($15.00 per rider)
annual club membership fee


First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (S)Centre Community Hospital (814) 231-7023
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SE)Exxon (814) 387-6203
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SE)Exxon (814) 387-6203
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (SE)KOA (814) 355-7912
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SE)KOA (814) 355-7912
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SE)KOA (814) 355-7912
Primitive Camping Campground20-30 Miles (E)Bald Eagle State Park (814) 625-2775
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (S)Ludwigs Market (814) 387-4100
Swimming Swim Area20-30 Miles (E)Bald Eagle State Park (814) 625-2775
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteNorth Fork Beech Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp20-30 Miles (E)Bald Eagle State Park (814) 625-2775


Contact InfoSnow Shoe Rails To Trails
P.O. BOX 314
Clarence, PA 16829
(814) 387-6518
(814) 342-3121
Contact InfoPennsylvania ATV Registration / Insurance Info
P.O. Box 8553
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8553
(717) 783-9227


Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Photo

Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

Photo Submitted 9/6/2011 (Outstanding! Thanks again.)

Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Photo

OHV traversing the water at Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

Photo Submitted 1/9/2012 (Thanks!)

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Scenic view at Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

Photo Submitted 4/2/2012 (Thanks!)

Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Photo

Some amenities at Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

This riding area connects to the Bloody Skillet ATV riding area in Centre County via this 6.5 mile connector trail.  Photo Submitted 4/2/2012 (Thanks!)

Snow Shoe Rails to Trails Photo

OHV at Snow Shoe Rails to Trails

Photo Submitted 4/2/2012 (Thanks!)

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