Mountain Biking in Rothrock State Forest
Rothrock State Forest has become a premier mountain biking area in the state, containing a combined 290 miles of trails and state forest roads open for this use.
Trail riding ranges in difficulty from easy to extreme -- from gently sloping forest and logging roads to rocky ridgetop trails and steep side-hill climbs.
Several organized rides are held each year.
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.