Trail Conditions Guide

Trail conditions this time of year with change quickly as trails freeze and thaw.  Below 30 degrees trails are generally good; above 30 conditions may not be ideal. Throw in rain melting snow trail will need time to dry out (trails take more time in the winter to dry out then the warmer months). If find yourself leaving heavy tracks we ask that you protect the trail and turn...

Swatara Park Night Rides

Swatara Park Night Rides for 2016-2017 are not organized group rides as in the past (no SAMBA ride “leader”).  That means the trails are open to ride on the dates listed below from 6-9pm with the rules listed below. The park is normally closed after dark but has been made available to riders on the following Tuesdays. Here are the dates for the night rides. November 15, 22, 29 December 6, 13, 20, 27 January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28 The rules for the night ride are as follows. The hours for the night ride are 6-9pm. All riders must vacate the park by 9pm Riders should have adequate lighting; helmet and bike mounted lights preferred. No solo riders If it rains the day of the ride then that night ride is cancelled. Please do your part in keeping the trails open to night riding by following the rules listed above and most importantly HAVE...

Swatara Park Trimming workdays

It’s time to tame the jungle at Swatara Park! Tuesdays June 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 6:00pm We will be meeting at the main trail head at the end of State Park Lane. SAMBA will supply tools, please bring water, gloves and wear long pants.

Spring Gobbler 2016

Spring Gobbler season is soon here. Wear bright clothing or avoid the area during the times listed below.  Parks most affected by this season are Swatara State Park and Weiser State Park. April 23 – Youth only April 30 – May 14  – sunrise to noon May 16 – 31 – all day There is a no hunting on...