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Mountain Biking in Delaware State Forest

Mountain bikes may be used on all roads and most trails in the Delaware State Forest. The degree of riding difficulty can vary considerably.

Natural Areas and the Thunder Swamp Trail system are closed to this activity.

Electric Bike (E-bike) Use

E-bikes are permitted on approved mountain bike trails and roads, provided they meet all the following standards:

  • Weigh no more than 100 pounds
  • Do not exceed 20 miles-per-hour using the motor
  • Have motors that do not exceed 750 watts
  • Have fully functional, operable pedals

For more on DCNR’s e-bike policy, please see E-Bikes in Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests.