Many visitors are beginning to skate into state parks. Rollerblading is permitted on all paved roadways and multi-use trails. The parks below have good places to rollerblade. Please exercise caution when skating near pedestrians; they have right-of-way.
Where to Rollerblade and Rollerskate
Select a park from the map, or zoom in on the map for links to the parks.
|Locust Lake State Park||
A paved bike trail, one mile long, circles the lake and gives an excellent view of the lake.
|Maurice K. Goddard State Park||
The paved, 12-mile Multi-use trail loops on paved trail and roadway. It has access points at the boat launches and the Marina. The main trail parking area is on Lake Wilhelm Road between the bridge and the park office. This scenic trail is composed of two trails. The Wilhelm Trail is on the North Shore and hiking, biking, and snowmobiling is permitted. This section of trail contains short, steep runs that may be difficult to climb for some bladers. The north shore has many vistas which overlook the lake. The Cross-country Ski Trail in on the South Shore and cross-country skiing, hiking and biking is permitted. The south shore of the lake has areas of trail that share the road with motor vehicles. The trail runs from the dam to Lake Wilhelm Road. To complete the loop, hike Lake Wilhelm Road to connect the south and north portions of the trail.
|Moraine State Park||
A paved, seven-mile bicycle trail winds near the shoreline between the Marina Restaurant and the Bike Rental Building in the northwest corner of the park. This trail is not a loop. The trail can be accessed at many places in the Lakeview Beach and Watts Bay Marina areas.
|Nockamixon State Park||
The Paved Bicycle Trail winds through the Day use Area and is ideal for bicycles, strollers, wheelchairs and walkers. The eastern end of the trail begins at the Marina, which offers parking and great views of the lake. At the western end of the trail is a waterfall and the Old Mill Pond. A spur off the main trail passes two workout stations on the way to the swimming pool and playground.
|Norristown Farm Park||
There are eight miles of trails throughout the park. Most trails are paved and used for walking, rollerblading and bicycling.
|Presque Isle State Park||
The Karl Boyes Multi-purpose National Recreation Trail makes a 13.5-mile circuit of the park. This paved trail is designated as a National Recreation Trail and begins at the park entrance, follows Presque Isle Bay shoreline, passes Perry Monument and continues around the eastern end of the park, back along the Lake Erie beach side of the park and this ties into the trail again near Duck Pond Area. This ADA accessible trail is popular with bicyclists, in-line skaters and joggers.
|Ridley Creek State Park||
The 5-mile, paved Multi-use Trail along Sycamore Mills and Forge roads is designated for bicycles, joggers/walkers and rollerbladers.
|Tyler State Park||
The bicycle trails are named at each intersection. Most of the bicycle trails are over eight feet wide, paved and designed for easy two-way travel. The asphalt trails are multiple-use trails. Be a courteous and safe bicycle rider. Nearly all of the trails on the west side of the creek are hilly. Slow down and use caution on hills and around curves. Bicycle usage is permitted only on the designated (see map) asphalt surfaces.