The JCHC Family Bicycle Ride and Poker Run 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, and administered through the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s September Trails Celebration Mini Grant Program.


Please complete 1 Bicycle Registration form Per Group

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Brookville Mabon Street Trailhead.

JCHC Rails to Trails Family Bicycle Poker Run

A new family-friendly event and fundraiser, this bicycle poker run on Redbank Valley Trail, Jefferson County, is a “Rails to Trails” 9 mile ride from Brookville to Summerville along Redbank Creek on Sunday, September 15th. 

Registration is from Noon-2pm at the Brookville Depot Street Spur trailhead with a registration fee of $15 for adults (18+ years) and kids under 18 free. (Rte 36 S. across from Giant Eagle).

This is an all-volunteer event, utilizing History Center board members, staff, members and volunteers to man the registration booth, the poker hand stops, and end of the trail at Summerville.

Adult bicyclists draw a card at 5 locations on the trail. Beginning with registration, there are 3 more stops along the trail to draw a card and continue to the end of the trail at Summerville where they receive their final card. Best hand and worst hand wins prizes in the adult category. Kids participate in other trailside activities where they can also win prizes.

JCHC provides refreshments of free bottled water for bicyclists along the trail, and a picnic at the end of the ride. We provide tents, tables, and lots of food!  JCHC volunteers also run a shuttle service to return riders to Brookville.

Marketing Partners include: Redbank Valley Rails to Trails (Jefferson, Clarion & Armstrong Counties); PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau; TriCounty Rails to Trails (Elk & Jefferson Counties).

We plan to make this an annual event. If your organization or business would like to be a Sponsor or Marketing Partner of this event, please contact JCHC at 814-849-0077 or