Rider Park Trail

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Rider Park Trail is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cogan Station, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.4 miles
521 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



mountain biking

nature trips

trail running




2 months ago

l have both hiked and biked this trail, and it's wonderful. It's a very enjoyable trip with gorgeous views. Easy hike.

3 months ago

The trails are well kept and easy to read. There are some steep inclines but nothing too bad and the vistas are absolutely beautiful! They have some really cool areas that help you identify different birds and butterflies and in addition to that there are pamphlets in the parking area that help you identify trees along the paths. The old graveyard and building foundations were interesting as well.

5 months ago

Been here twice. I went on a couple of the trails. It's a really nice place. There's a couple vistas. There is some steep uphill parts.

6 months ago

Well maintained trails nice views

6 months ago

Good trail for families

7 months ago


8 months ago

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The scenery is really beautiful in Fall when the leaves change color

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Rider Park is a great hidden gem in the area. It has several trails of different lengths and difficulties. My favorite is the Katy Jane trail, which takes you by 2 stunning vistas. The trail is well maintained and clearly blazed. It's a relatively easy trail. Watch for wildlife.. saw a momma bear and some cubs here last spring, luckily they were running away from me! The Cheryl trail is nice too, takes you past some old homesteads and a cemetery, though is more of a nature trail, no vistas on that one.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Easy trail with a few inclines. Loved all of the options to be able to alternate the path! Very well maintained! Such a great way to start the day!

mountain biking
Monday, July 11, 2016

Katy Jane trail was pretty easy, some steep parts but really fun and rocky!

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Katy Jane trail was great! Two vistas.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

I enjoyed that there were many options for different routes to take . The path was well managed in most areas and the vista was beautiful.

Friday, April 22, 2016

We did the Katy Jane trail in the early morning and found it relatively easy. The first half is all uphill, but the trail is clear and well maintained. There are two beautiful vistas on this trail, highly recommended for a quick hike!

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Not very strenuous and views are amazing and so relaxing I highly recommend!

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Have hiked here many times over the last several years. Very relaxing nice for bird watching. Very easy hike with 2 decent vistas.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Beautiful vistas on Katy Jane Trail!

Monday, October 29, 2012

There are several different trails in Rider Park, different degrees of difficulty. Cheryl's Trail is a nice relatively easy trail with a guide to help identify local tree species. Even a short out and back loop trial that branched off the main trail.
The Katy Jane Trail id more difficult but a very nice trail with two beautiful vistas and if you don't have time for the whole trail you can take the shortcut less steep Saddle Trail back.
Then there is the Kennedy Trail with Doe Pen Vista

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

This park is actually close to Williamsport. It is easy to moderate, and has vistas. The park is open all year and is mainly used for hiking. Some use it for mountain biking. There is a fairly steep trail about 3 miles long, and another that is 5-7 miles long. There is a big picnic pavilion and a porta-potty! Lots of songbirds, turkey, deer, an occasional bear...

3 months ago

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