2019 River Valley Ride

 

In celebration of PA Trails Month, join us on September 28th for the 2019 River Valley Ride. This 10.5-mile bike ride will showcase the connected paths of the greater Williamsport Area, beginning in Montourville's Indian Park and ending at the South Williamsport Community Park. At the end of the ride you'll have opportunities to enjoy a frozen treat and information booths to learn more about the biking opportunities in and around Lycoming County.

When: September 28, 2019

Where: Indian Park, Montoursville (start)

  South Williamsport Community Park (end)

Full Ride Distance: 10.5 miles

Youth Ride & Skills Rodeo Distance: 1 mile

Full Ride Registration: $5 / person; check-in will be at the South Williamsport Community Park at 9 AM. Shuttles will transport participants and bikes to the starting location at Indian Park. 

Youth Ride Registration: $3 / person; begins at 11 AM in the South Williamsport Community Park, and is recommended for children 8 and under. No training wheels; scoot bikes not recommended. 

**One frozen treat from Aaron's Water Ice is included with each ticket.** 

Upon registration, participants may opt to purchase a $10 barbeque chicken dinner from the South Williamsport Lions Club, which will be served at the end of the ride. 

In addition to learning about the trail network, you will have the opportunity to explore the amenities of the trail including the parks, connector trails, parking areas, and future trail extensions. A map of the route will also be provided courtesy of Larson Design Group. 

Got Questions? We have answers. 

Click here to visit our Frequently Asked Questions.


You may also call or email Corey Ellison with any questions: 570-478-1317 or cellison@susquehannagreenway.org.

*The River Valley Ride was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program Environmental Stewardship Fund under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation administered through the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s September Trails Celebration Mini Grant Program. Thank you also to Jerry & Joy Walls for their generous contribution to this event.*

A Special Thank You to Our Grant Funders

A Special Thank You to Our Trail Sponsor

 A Special Thank You to Our Cycle Sponsors

Jerry & Joy Walls

 A Special Thank You to Our Mile Sponsors


 

To view a map of route, see below or click here

 


Schedule of Events
(tentative):

9:30 AM: Registration opens at the South Williamsport Community Park. Participants will check-in and visit the partner village. A shuttle will take participants and their bikes to Indian Park in Montoursville for the 10.5-mile ride, and families with young children will remain in South Williamsport Community Park for the children’s ride and the bike rodeo.   

10:00 AM: Opening Ceremony. Participants will be welcomed to the event, a brief overview of the day will be given, and a safety talk for the day will be presented. Following the ‘housekeeping’ remarks, a short presentation from a Borough representative will follow.   

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Participants will pedal from Indian Park following the Montoursville Bikeway, they will then connect to the Loyalsock Bikeway, and finally joining the Susquehanna River Walk in Williamsport. Once on the River Walk, participants will bike the length of the northern shore crossing the Maynard Street Bridge and continuing along the southern shore to South Williamsport Community Park.    

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Information booths, frozen treat, and chicken dinner (optional for extra fee upon registration).