Rocky Gap ATV Trail
The 8th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Pennsylvania.
Thursday 18 August 2016 03:26 GMT
Southwest of Warren in the Allegheny National Forest, the Rocky Gap ATV Trail is a 20.8 mile loop trail traversing the forested hills of the Allegheny National Forest. It was constructed for the enjoyment of ATV and motorbike riders of intermediate and expert skill level. C The trail is open from the Friday before Memorial Day to the last Sunday in September; and December 20 to April 1. Inclement wet weather may cause the trails to close in short notice--when in doubt, please call ahead.
Finding the Trail: The trailhead parking lot is located along the Warren to Tidioute road, at the intersection of Forest Road (FR) 155 (6 miles south of Warren, PA). You can also access the trail anywhere it crosses a public road. A trail map is available on-line.
Riding the Trail: Once on the trail, riders may travel on any part of the trail system. All ATV trails are marked with yellow, diamond-shaped blazes.
The trail is divided into two sections by the Warren to Tidioute road. The southern section is a two-way trail, 5.3 miles long; the northern section is a one-way trail, 10.5 miles long.
Riding time on the trail will vary depending on your skill level and riding style. An intermediate rider can expect to take up to four hours, while a more experienced rider may cover the trail in one to two hours.
The trail is suitable for both motorcycle and ATV use. However, due to steep side slopes, the ATV user may experience difficulty in some sections. Please exercise extra caution in these areas.
Note: As of September 2007, ATV riding is only permitted on designated trails. No ATV riding is permitted on any Forest Service roads.
Overall, Rocky Gap ATV Trail is the 8th most popular ATV riding trail of all 24 ATV trails in Pennsylvania. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Rocky Gap ATV Trail including Willow Creek ATV, Timberline ATV Trail, Marienville ATV Trail and Tour De Forest.