Cumberland County, PA
Park or Trail NameContact InformationLength
(miles)
Mountain Bikes
Permitted?
Michaux State ForestContact: Bureau of Forestry District #1
Phone: (717) 352-2211
 YES
Michaux State Forest is located in Near Shippensburg. These trails are mostly Technical single track. Lots of hills, and the pace is mostly moderate. The surface is road, and the trail difficulty is little for everyone. It offers many fire road and single track opportunities. There's something here for everyone - fire roads, rocks, roots, even some mud. Of particular interest are the ATV trails (most officially marked and state sanctioned). Be aware there may be ATVs and possibly horses on these trails. Please ride this area responsibly so trail use by mountain bikes will not be endangered.

Directions to Michaux State Forest:Interstate 81 to exit 11 (Newville) take 233 South to Pine Grove Furnace (about a 15-20 minute drive). Turn right at the intersection in front of the white, two story park office building. Take first road to left (Bendersville road - down hill). Stay on Bendersville road to the top of mountain. Very large parking lot (with decent rest room facilities) on right. Enter marked trails at far end of parking lot. (Last Updated: 2000-11-20)

Lamb's GapContact: Unknown
Phone: Unknown
 YES
Lamb's Gap is located in Carlisle. These trails are mostly Technical single track. A dual track on top of the mountain starts the ride. Technical trails sweep down the mountain. Lots of rocks, logs...and tough riding. Save energy for the climb back up the mountain to the parking lot!.

Directions to Lamb's Gap:-Take 581 west toward Wanda's (from hbg) -Follow the 581 Extender to rt. 81 North -Once on 81 North take the first exit. -Off exit make a left. -About 2 miles you will come to Lamb's Gap Rd. -Make a right and follow Lamb's Gap Rd. to the top of the mountain. -At the top, parking lot is on right. (Last Updated: 2000-11-20)

Red LandContact: Unknown
Phone: Unknown
 YES
Red Land is located in Etters. These trails are mostly dual track/fire roads. These trails vary in many ways. The main trail which is a big open trail that runs along a power line. You will find many trails leading off into the woods. Many of these descend downhill and eventually lead you on a nice XC ride.

Directions to Red Land:Take I-83 coming across the main bridge from Harrisburg and get on the first on ramp and follow that. You will come up on Reesers Summit. You want to taking Fishing Creek exit. Take a right once you get off there onto Fishing Creek road. Follow up that road about 500 yards and to the left you will see the enterance to Red Land. ENJOY!! (Last Updated: 2000-11-20)