“Eventually through the
bankruptcy procedure we ended up getting the land purchased through a grant
from DCNR so the
The park is now a
non-profit organization owned by the
"We have 50 miles plus of trails right now, we would like to end up with about 180 to 200 miles of trails," Haluska said.
Park officials are looking
to add trails for jeeps and other off-road vehicles. They're also planning to add practice tracks
for dirt bikes and ATVs. Off road aficionados
are exited about the planned expansions, but say the 50 miles they already have
are more than a day's worth of riding.
"I've been here
five times, and I still haven't covered all the trails, there’s so much to
do. You come for 3, 4, 5 hours and
there's still trails you haven't been on," Dave White of Hollidaysburg
Many riders are used to tooling around on logging trails and other private properties. At rock run they don't have to worry about getting cited for trespassing or riding on dangerous trails.
"That's what we're
all about, providing a safe, public place to come and ride where you don't have
to look over your shoulder, you don't have to worry about getting fined if you
get stopped or if you're destroying something," Haluska said.
Currently the park is only open in the spring and summer months, but Haluska says park officials are looking into keeping it open year round. He says there's the possibility of adding snowmobile trails in the winter.