Nanticoke/wanamie Penobscot Ridge Mtb Trail
Length: 15 mi (24.1 km)
Elevation: +198/ -191 ft
Total: 27 riders
Mountain Biking Nanticoke/wanamie Penobscot Ridge Mtb Trail
#121 of 294 mountain bike trails in Pennsylvania
This area has been tailored for Mountain Biking and offers a variety of trails that will take you all over the Wanamie,Newport, Glen Lyon Mocanaqua Area. Some hills to challenge you, some log hopping, hammer down the old abandoned railroad bed, see some old coal mining buildings, etc.
Earth Conservancy has donated the land just for MTB riding, these trails are only minutes away from Wilkes-Barre. Not many people know about this so If your in the area check it out. At the Parking lot you will look to your 11pm and see a 1125 foot steep climb...it's a tough climb even on an ATV. You can see all of Nanticoke from atop.
You can make this ride as long as you want, trails are pretty much endless once you know your way around.
First added by searsandrewj on Jan 22, 2006. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: unknown
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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Trail is located 3 miles South of Nanticoke (Exit 164 off I-81) Take Interstate 81 to the Nanticoke Exit 164, this becomes Rt. 29, Take the 2nd exit, this comes to a stop sign, make a Left turn toward Alden. Your now on Middle Road heading toward LCCC College, go past the blinking yellow light at the Uni-Mart keep straight past the college and after a mile you will come to the end of the road and hit a stop sign at the intersection. Bear Left then bear hard right (you will see RK Furs but stay to the lower right turn) then come to the stop sign where you will make a left tuen. Travel 1.5-2 miles and you will see a Storage Center on the Left (has a tall sign with a Parrot on it) MAKE A LFT INTO THE STORAGE CENTER ENTERANCE, follow the road down 100 yards you will see a Parking Area and a Sign That reads PENNOBSCOT RIDGE MTB TRAIL.