Start and Finish Information:
The ride will start and finish at the Penn Township Fire Department, 1750 Pine Road, Newville, Pennsylvania. Parking, restrooms and water are available.
Rest stops are positioned on all of the three loops that make up the Three Creek Century and on the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.
· 50 mile Big Spring Meander and South Mountain Challenge: Restrooms and water are available at Shippensburg Township Park in the pavilions and an
· 29 Mile Opossum Lake Loop: Restrooms (no water) are available at Opossum Lake.
· 25 mile Yellow Breeches Meander: Restrooms and water are available at Trine Park, but only when a pavilion is being rented.
If you need an alternative stop, there is a Sheetz convenience Store in Mt. Holly Springs at 420 N. Baltimore Avenue, which is about a mile from Trine Park.
· The Newville Trailhead at the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail offers restrooms and water.
Safety Rules and Guidelines:
Obey all traffic laws, including Pennsylvania bicycle laws and Three Creek Century (Bicycle) Ride rules. All riders are reminded that helmets are required.
We strongly recommend when crossing railroad tracks you dismount and walk your bike across. If you decide to ride across, carefully cross the rails at right angles. When crossing tracks, look, listen, and live!
First Aid/Emergency Needs:
Call 911 in case of an emergency. Central Penn AAA offers emergency roadside services to cyclists who are AAA members." They won't fix your bike, but they will take you back to your car.
There are also a wide variety of local hotels and campgrounds in the Carlisle Area.
Cumberland Valley Information:
Visit the Cumberland Valley Visitor's Bureau website for a complete listing of area attractions and services.