Biking In Potter And Tioga Counties
Pennsylvania’s Tioga County is home to great small towns and some of the state’s best outdoor adventures. While there are many other fantastic areas to explore in the county, most visitors head to Leonard Harrison State Park and Colton Point State Park, which sit on opposite sides of The Pine Creek Gorge, better known as The Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, a 47-mile long gorge reaching depths of up to 1,450 feet.
Experiencing the great outdoors of Potter and Tioga Counties is even better when done on two wheels! Surround yourself with breathtaking scenery and opportunities for wildlife viewing. Whether a leisurely bike ride through one of our many parks, a day trip through the bike-friendly roads of our towns, a gravel-grinder’s adventure on one of our trails, or an overnight trip coordinated by a local outfitter, the entire region is an outdoor playground for cyclists.
Pine Creek Rail Trail
Named by USA Today as one of the best places in the world to ride a bicycle, the Pine Creek Rail Trail, which runs the floor of the 47-mile Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, extends 65 miles from Wellsboro to Jersey Shore, PA. offering visitors and outdoor enthusiasts miles of natural beauty. From early spring with trees sprouting leaves to summer’s blooming of our state flower, the mountain laurel, to the rich golds, rusts and oranges of fall foliage, bikers will discover true outdoor beauty, peace and serenity.
No matter what your skill level – from leisure biker to ardent road warrior – the roadways, trails and paths of Potter and Tioga counties are waiting for you to discover!