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Mountain Biking in Weiser State Forest

An 8-mile, shared-use trail -- running the length of the valley on the Roaring Creek Tract -- is open to visitors interested in a relatively level ride. This trail offers a leisurely trip through the scenic valley along the creek and reservoirs.

Many roads and trails on Weiser State Forest are open to mountain bikes. The Roaring Creek, Haldeman, and Greenland tracts in Dauphin County are very popular biking destinations.

Twenty-eight miles of marked, shared-use trails are available, as well as another 27 miles of state forest roads. The variability of the topography in this region offers variety for all skill levels.

Electric Bike (E-bike) Use

E-bikes are permitted on approved mountain bike trails and roads, provided they meet all the following standards:

  • Weigh no more than 100 pounds
  • Do not exceed 20 miles-per-hour using the motor
  • Have motors that do not exceed 750 watts
  • Have fully functional, operable pedals

For more on DCNR’s e-bike policy, please see E-Bikes in Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests.