FAQs

01. Schedule — What days are you open?

Open 7 Days a week starting on Memorial Day to Labor Day. Open Weekends in May, September, & October. Closed for season on November 2nd, 2020.

Please see the calendar of events section to view current schedule.

02. Schedule — What are your daily hours?

9AM – 6PM daily. Park closes at 5PM in Month of October.

03. Schedule — Will you open weekdays for groups?

Yes, we will may open for groups with over 10 paid riders that call ahead and make a reservation for days that we are scheduled to be closed.

04. I don't have my own ATV — Do you allow riders?

This is not recommended, and by doing so is at your own risk. All riders must sign a waiver form.

05. Dirt Bikes — Can I ride my dirt bike at the mountain?

Yes, we allow dirt bikes.

06. Fees — What are your daily fees?

See "Rates". If you have a group of 30 or more riders that want to come for a day or a weekend, call us for special rates.

07. Can I ride alone?

There is safety in numbers and we suggest riders to ride with a partner.

08. Groups — Do you have any group rates?

Yes, we encourage families and groups to ride together. We view that you are safer when riding in groups. A group must register together and pay in one payment. Please see "Rates".

09. Camping — Do you offer camping?

Yes, please see "Rentals".

10. Camping — Is electricity available?

Yes, but there are limited hook-ups. Call ahead to reserve a power hook-up.

11. Camping — What is the cost of camping?

Please see "Rates." Rates vary with or without electricity. Sites with electricity are limited, so it's suggested that you call ahead to reserve a hookup.

12. Camping — Can I bring my camper?

Yes, we have open areas that will accommodate campers, motor homes, and tents.

13. Camping — Do you offer annual passes?

Yes, we offer passes that run from the date purchased through the end of season. Annual passes are available for an individual or for a family (A Family incudes parents and "their" children under 18 years old). For the cost of annual passes, see “Rates.”

14. Annual Pass — Who is included in a family for purposes of an annual pass?

A family is considered, parents and their children living in their home who are under the age of 18.

15. Annual Pass — Can we apply a day pass fee towards an annual pass?

Yes. If you buy a daily pass and decide at the end of the day to buy an annual pass, you can apply the amount paid for the daily fees to the purchase of an annual pass.

16. Lodging — Is there lodging available nearby?

There are a few local motels near the Mountain and some lovely Bed & Breakfasts. Within a range of 30 miles, you will find a variety of lodging in the Somerset, Bedford, and Johnstown areas. Check out the Laurel Highland’s Visitors Bureau website and the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce website for listings of area lodging. You can also check out the Bedford and Johnstown Chambers of Commerce.

17. Food — Do you sell food on site?

We have a concession stand on-site, offering beverages & snacks. Picnic tables are provided. On some weekends and during events various food vendors may set up on site.

18. Gasoline — Do you have gasoline available on site?

No. There is a gas station/convenience store located on Route 30 about 1 mile west of Route 160.

19. Supplies — Do you have supplies and repair parts on site?

We have a limited supply of parts and tools. We will assist you with repairs as we are able.

20. Rentals — Do you have rentals?

No.

21. Contact — Do you have an email address?

22. Contact — What is your phone number?

23. Contact — What is your address?

Our mailing address is 147 Woodland Drive, Berlin, PA 15530 and our physical address (no mail delivery) is 517 Boone Road, Central City, PA 15926.

24. Can we come in the night before to ride?

Yes. Contact us to arrange, if you will be late. See separate questions regarding camping. You may not ride until you have signed a waiver the next morning!!!

25. Age Requirements — Are there any minimum age requirements for children?

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian also sign their waiver form. Individuals under the age of 16 years old must have a parent or guardian on the trails with them at all times.

26. Directions — How do I get to the mountain?

Click here for directions.

It is easy to get to the Mountain. If you are coming from the West, take Rt 281 East from Somerset (Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit) to Rt 30 and go east until you reach Rt 160 in Reels Corners. If coming from the East follow Rt 30 from Bedford (Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit), up the mountain and into Somerset County until you reach Rt 160 at Reels Corners. At Reels Corners go South on Route 160 and look for our sign, approx. 4 miles on the left. Turn left onto Boone Road and follow the road that turns into a dirt road and leads to our office. 

27. Utility Vehicles — Are Polaris Rangers (or similar vehicle) allowed at the Mountain?

Yes, most trails will allow a Ranger to pass through. A few trails may be too tight or rough to take a Ranger and would need to be avoided.

28. Speed Limits — Is there a speed limit?

Speed limits on the trails at the Mountain are not posted as terrain varies greatly. Riders are to maintain a safe and reasonable speed at all times. Speed limits are restricted in the parking lot and high traffic areas to 5 mph. 

29. Mufflers — Are mufflers required?

Mufflers are not specifically required, but we ask that you be certain to limit excessive noise and meet any state guidelines. We require spark arrestors (no open pipes). 

30. Does my quad need to be registered with the PA DCNR to ride at the Mountain?

The Mountain supports the rules and regulations of the PA DCNR. However, we are not a DCNR enforcing agency. We leave registration requirements to the interpretation of our visitors and refer you to the Pennsylvania Dept. of Natural Resources website.

31. Is insurance on my quad necessary to ride at the Mountain?

We are not an insurance regulating agency and as a guest signing our waiver form, you take responsibility for insurance requirements. For questions, we direct you to the Pennsylvania Dept of Insurance consumer hotline at 877-881-6388. It is stated in the Summary of Pennsylvania’s All-Terrain Vehicle Law, “Liability insurance coverage is required for all ATVs that are required to have a general registration. "

32. I live outside of Pennsylvania, is there anything special that I would need in order to comply with any state laws or restrictions while at the Mountain?

We are not an enforcement agency and you can check out Pennsylvania requirements at www.dcnr.state.pa.us/snowmobiles. You must sign a waiver form to ride at the Mountain and adhere to reasonable safety guidelines.

33. Can I get a copy of your Waiver Form before I arrive at the Mountain?

Yes, please see "Forms."

34. Helmets — Must I wear a helmet when I ride?

ABSOLUTELY!! Helmets are required to be worn at all times while riding at the Mountain.

35. Motocross Track — What is your Motocross track like? Do you have races?

We do not hold sanctioned races on our track. It is not routinely groomed as would be required for races, but offers a challenging and fun experience.

36. Is there an age minimum to ride the trails?

I have a 9-year-old with a small ATV and I need to know if he will be allowed to ride and if his quad/bike can make it on the easier trails. – Children of all ages are welcome at the Mountain. We offer all levels of trails to ride. It is your responsibility to match your child to the age-appropriate ATV or dirt bike. An adult must accompany a child at all times. The American Safety Institute Guidelines regarding motor displacement size to rider age is as follows: 

AGE IN YEARS and QUAD SIZE
6 to 11 Years Old — 50 CC or LESS
12 to 15 Years Old — 90 CC or LESS
16 years old and older — greater than 90 CC

37. Are trails one-way?

Most trails are one-way. We have a few access roads running through the Mountain that are two-way.

38. Do you allow Jeep vehicles?

 No we don’t. We have been asked this and are considering how to offer a separate trail for them.

39. How do we pay once we get to the Mountain? Will someone be there to collect the money?

Yes. We have an office and accept cash, check and credit card (Visa & MasterCard).

40. How are the parking arrangements? Is there plenty of room to turn a truck around with a trailer?

Yes. We have a large parking area and can accommodate trailers and large motor homes.

41. Are there any facilities to wash up after a hard day of riding?

Yes, We have 3 shower houses on site. For campers, it is included in the camping fee. For day riders, it costs $7 daily

42. Is there a place to rent ATV’s and bring them to the Mountain?

We are not aware of any at the present time that are close to the Mountain.

43. Can the MX track and drag strip be used anytime with regular admission?

Yes, except during special events and bad weather conditions and if maintenance is being performed.

44. How are your trails for sport quads?

Our trails are marked Green (easy), Blue (challenging/advanced) and Black (difficult). You should be able to find something that you like and matches your ability.

45. Can I bring alcohol to the Mountain?

There is ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON THE TRAILS. We have a NO-Tolerance Policy on this and may require you to leave the Mountain with NO REFUNDS.

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