State College

State College

Mountain biking in State College


State College is quickly establishing itself as the next mountain biking center, and offers great services from lodging to full-service bike shops that will satisfy every rider, and that’s before we mention the nearby IMBA EPIC ride!

Rothrock TrailMix – one of IMBA's most prestiguous EPIC rides – is just 13 minutes away from downtown State College. This is a fun and challenging combination of trails within Central Pennsylvania's Rothrock State Forest. The whole ride is approximately 36 miles, promising to please even the pickiest rider and give you an extreme workout till your lungs and legs start screaming both painfully and happily.

Come and enjoy the ride!

Photo credit: Hero image from IMBA – International Mountain Bicycling Association

When to go

State College enjoys warm weather for 3-4 months every year with an average daily high temperature around 71F.

The perfect time to visit Sate College for mountain biking and other outdoor activities is from mid June to mid September.

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Key attractions, events and other points of interest

In State College, everything is about adventure. The town is named as one of the best tourist destinations by National Geographic and one of the best college towns by USA Today. Apart from the awesome mountain biking trail system of Rothrock State Forest, State College offers a series of outdoor activities such as hiking, marathons, fly fishing and sporting events. Music and arts festival are other attractions of the town. Together with an interesting history and culture of the town, no one can resists a vacation to State College

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