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Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Friday, May 25, 2018

Alt Names

Bald Eagle State Forest Dual Sport Motorcycle Trail, Snyder County, Union County, Mifflin County, Centre County, Jacks Mountain Trailhead, Sand Mountain Trailhead

Last Known StatusOpen

Open to street legal motorcycles only, this area offers about 90 miles of trails separated by sections of pavement. The trails are marked by purple blazes and can be steep, narrow and rocky in some sections.

The trail system can be accessed by two trailheads - the Sand Mountain Staging area is located on the west side and the Jacks Mountain Staging on the east side.

Camping can be found at the Seven Mountains Campground or Poe Valley State Park.

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Nearest CityPotters Mills, PA
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From: Highland Park, PA
1) Take US-322 north 13.5 miles
2) Turn right (east) on Sand Mountain Road, continue 4.2 miles
3) Staging area is on the right.


LandState Forest


Our RatingRatingVery Good    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
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Approx Size54,400 acres (85 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail90
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1500 to 2000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly MaintainedMotorcycle trails are marked with purple blazes.
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
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 little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Single TrackThis state forest has many single track trails.Many
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe state forest has few rider traffic on typical days.Few
ShadeThis state forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has mostly expert terrain.Mostly


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenFriday before Memorial Day through last full weekend in September; re-opens day after deer hunting season through April 1
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermittedstreet legal motorcycles only
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
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
Helmets RequiredYeshelmets required by state law
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedno trailblazing
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.




First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)Mount Nittany Medical  Center (814) 231-7000
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NW)Snappy's (814) 364-9389
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NW)Snappy's (814) 364-9389
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SW)Seven Mountains Campground (814) 364-1910 or  (888) 468-2556
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (SW)Seven Mountains Campground (814) 364-1910 or  (888) 468-2556
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (SW)Seven Mountains Campground (814) 364-1910 or  (888) 468-2556
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (NE)Poe Valley State Park (814) 349-2460
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (W)Homan's General Store (814) 364-2674
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (NE)Poe Valley State Park Beach (814) 349-2460
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteLingle Stream
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (NE)Poe Valley State Park (814) 349-2460 **electric motors only**


Contact InfoBald Eagle State Forest
18865 Old Turnpike Road
Millmont, PA 17845
(570) 922-3344
Contact InfoPennsylvania Trail Riders Association
Contact InfoSeven Mountains Campground
101 Seven Mountains Campground Road
Spring Mills, PA 16875
(814) 364-1910
(888) 468-2556


Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 11/9/2011 (Thanks!)

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Honda CRF Motorcycle at Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 8/8/2012 (Thanks!)

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Some terrain at Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 9/23/2012 (Thanks!)

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 6/4/2014 (Thanks!)

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 6/4/2014 (Thanks!)


Seven Mountains Ramble Trail Photo

Seven Mountains Ramble Trail

Photo Submitted 6/4/2014 (Thanks!)

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