By Hilary Gunn
Whether it’s through forested spaces or in wide-open parks, the dirt biking landscape in Pennsylvania is pristine. If the thrill-seeking bug has bitten you, you won’t want to miss out on what the state has to offer. From winding paths to motocross parks that act as playgrounds for dirt bikers, check out the five best dirt biking trails in the state.
With beginner, intermediate, and advanced tracks, Breezewood is perfect for a rider learning their way, or a group of riders looking to visit the same location. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the rest of the week features 12 hours of open riding, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. On site rentals and camps make this an ideal option for even the very beginners.
Two thousand acres of technically advanced trails, all ready and waiting to blow your mind! Experience 2,000 feet of elevation change as you explore the winding dirt paths of lost trails, resulting in one of the most incredible views anywhere in the Poconos. Little daredevils can try out the “mini-moto” park, a quarter-mile track with mini jumps and banked turns.
From a beginner track to race days, Doublin Gap is a veritable playground for motocross enthusiasts. Practice days cost $30, and feature a freshly-groomed track for optimal enjoyment. Feel like a professional from your very first ride at this Shippensburg location.
Seventy-two acres of motocross magic. Switchback MX features trail riding, as well as outdoor and indoor training tracks. Beginner riders can work their skills year-round, no matter the weather, at this Butler location.
Featuring a full-sized track for experienced riders, and an ATV track that allows youth riders to try things out. This Fredericksburg location has delighted generations of riders and shows no signs of slowing down.