Mercer County is home to the 2,856-acre Maurice K. Goddard State Park, an excellent stop for outdoor activity and adventure.
The park features a 12.2-mile paved hiking and biking trail that follows the shoreline of the 1,860-acre Lake Wilhelm.
In Riverside Park, you can rent bikes from Carried Away Outfitters to explore the many well-maintained, scenic biking trails the area has to offer.
The Shenango River Bike Trail is 1.3 miles completed of a proposed 10.5-mile trail made of crushed limestone, making it perfect for biking activities. Enjoy the beauty of the surrounding nature and consider stopping by Riverside Park for a picnic or a short break since part of the trail travels around it. The Shenango River Trail starts on Main St. in Greenville and ends on Porter Rd on Rt. 58.
The Trout Island Trail, located in Sharpsville, is a 2.6-mile paved bicycle trail that follows along the Shenango River and through the low swampland, ending just short of Shenango Lake. While biking on this trail, you can enjoy spectacular views of the dam, and you may even get the chance to spot eagles and other wildlife. Trout Island Trail is located at 3700 Trout Island Rd. Sharpsville, PA 16150.
Buhl Farm Park offers approximately 4 miles of a single track dirt mountain bike trails. Beginner (green), intermediate (blue) and expert (red) runs, all consist of man-made features, jumps and downhill runs. The trails start and finish on the east end of the pump track and are open all year round.
If you are ready to enjoy the beautiful sights and scenery that Mercer County has to offer, it is time to start planning your next bicycling trip today! Visit VisitMercerCountyPA.com for more information.