Northcentral Regional ATV Path Opens for 2024 Using Season – Fin Serve

Press launch shared courtesy of the Pennsylvania Pressroom, Could 24, 2024.

The Division of Conservation and Pure Assets (DCNR) at present introduced the opening of the Northcentral Regional ATV Path for the 2024 using season.

The using space opened to be used Friday and can stay open till Sunday, September 29, 2024.

Although the using areas shall be marked, riders shall be anticipated to familiarize themselves with the parts of highway and path which can be open to make sure they’re working in authorized areas.

“We’re excited for a enjoyable, secure summer time of ATV using on this path and thank our state and native companions for making this chance potential,” State Forester Seth Cassell mentioned. “We need to remind ATV riders to comply with all guidelines and laws, and to be conscious of the impacts of using, similar to noise, mud, and disturbance of wildlife habitats.”

The 650-mile using space will embody elements of Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, and Tioga counties.

Main DCNR ATV trails discovered within the Northcentral Regional ATV Path embody Whiskey Springs, Haneyville, and Susquehannock.

A Northcentral Regional ATV Path Map (PDF) of the using space is accessible on DCNR’s web site.

The path route classes are as follows:

  • Greater than 450 miles of township roads
  • 163 miles of state forest roads and trails
  • 40 miles of PennDOT-administered roads

Bridge repairs on Cross Fork Creek Street (State Route 144) in Susquehannock State Forest will start after mid-June and the venture are prone to proceed from then via the tip of using season.

This may affect using within the Cross Fork to Germania using space.

DCNR is at present working to coordinate another route to take care of the connection from Cross Fork to Germania.

There could also be a time period the place no detour is accessible.

Riders are requested to maintain up to date by watching DCNR advisories on the Northcentral Regional ATV Path net web page and to plan journeys accordingly.

The Northcentral Regional ATV Path will function via the conclusion of the 2025 using season, per Fiscal Code directive within the 2023-2024 state price range.

DCNR launched a Report back to the Common Meeting on the Northcentral ATV Regional Path Connecto​r Pilot (PDF)​​ that preceded the Northcentral Regional ATV Path​ program.

The Northcentral Regional ATV Path program is in response to rising ATV purchases, registrations, and public demand for elevated using alternatives.

By collaborations with private and non-private companions, the Northcentral Regional ATV Path program goals to supply long-distance using alternatives and contribute to native economies, whereas sustaining the various makes use of and values of the state forest system.

DCNR just lately revised its ATV path coverage, which lifted the moratorium on new trails that had been in place since 2003.

The Northcentral Regional ATV Path program was made potential via private and non-private cooperation, together with prepared participation of many native townships.

These strategic connections give entry to different elements of the Northcentral Regional ATV Path.

Riders can preserve optimistic relationships with these communities, serving to to make sure program sustainability, by:

  • Using throughout off-peak days
  • Observing pace limits
  • Using in smaller teams to restrict mud
  • Finishing up all trash
  • Staying on designated trails and off personal property.

Using an ATV whereas impaired is against the law.

Permits are required to make use of the designated PennDOT and State Forest Connector Roads, the price of which can serve to offset implementation and administration of this system.

Permits for the 2024 will value $40 for Pennsylvania registered ATVs and $60 for non-Pennsylvania registered ATVs.

Go to DCNR’s web site for extra info on acquiring an Northcentral Regional ATV Path​ allow​.

Go to DCNR’s web site for extra details about ATV using alternatives in state forests and take a look at DCNR’s Calendar of Occasions for occasions on public lands.

MEDIA CONTACT: Wesley Robinson, DCNR, 717-877-6315

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