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Ben Franklin Range

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Other Names

formerly Scrubgrass Village OHV Park, Armstrong County, Templeton, Mahoning Creek

Last Known StatusVariable Schedule  (open during select weekends)

Formerly known as Scrubgrass Village OHV Park, Ben Franklin Range offers 65 miles of trails that are open to all vehicle types. About 15 miles of trail are open to all skill levels and about 18 miles for the more experienced riders. There are also miles of 4x4 and UTV trails, steep hill climbs, rock gardens and a four mile natural terrain grass track. The park is only open for riding during select weekends, so check the website before heading out.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredNo
Dates Opencontact park for schedule
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingNo
Rule Enforcement
CommentSnowmobiles permitted if there is 4 inches of snow on the ground.
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TERRAIN

Approx Size1,250 acres (2 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail65
Climate TypeForest
Elevation850 to 1150 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis OHV area has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard PackThe OHV area has some hard pack terrain.Some
SandThis OHV area has no sandy areas.None
MudThe OHV area has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis OHV area has some rocks.Some
TreesThe OHV area has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis OHV area has many steep hills.Many
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has some water crossings.Some
Small JumpsThis OHV area has few small jumps.Few
Large JumpsThis OHV area has no large jumps.None
BermsThe OHV area has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private park has few sand or gravel pits.Few
Single TrackThis private park has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis private park has some roads.Some
ShadeThis private park has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has some expert terrain.Some

TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails, MX Track
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (SW)Kwik Fill  (724) 545-9703
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (SW)Kwik Fill  (724) 545-9703
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (S)Bear Ridge Campground & RV Resort (724) 822-6521
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (S)Bear Ridge Campground & RV Resort (724) 822-6521
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (S)Bear Ridge Campground & RV Resort (724) 822-6521
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Siteprimitive campsites
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (SW)Kwik Fill  (724) 545-9703

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
EntryYes ($20.00 per person)
Spectator or passenger fee - $20/person.
RidingYes ($35.00 per rider)
Camping(None)

RATINGS

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

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityTempleton, PA
Address1130 Ridge Road, Templeton, PA 16259
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Kittanning, PA
1) Take SR-28/66 North about 5 miles
2) Turn left (north) onto Ridge Road, continue about 4 miles
3) Park entrance is on the right.

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBen Franklin Range
1130 Ridge Road
Templeton, PA 16259
info@benfranklinrange.com
www.benfranklinrange.com

RIDER COMMENTS & REVIEWS

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Photo Submitted 7/2/2012 (Thanks!)

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Photo Submitted 3/11/2013 (Thanks!)

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Photo Submitted 6/23/2013 (Thanks!)

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Photo Submitted 3/17/2020 (Thanks!)

Ben Franklin Range OHV Area Photo

OHV at Ben Franklin Range OHV Area

Photo Submitted 7/2/2012 (Thanks!)

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