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Mountain Biking at Tioga State Forest

Mountain bikes may be used on most roads and trails on Tioga State Forest. Only the natural areas and state forest hiking trails, including the Midstate and West Rim Trail, are closed to this activity.

The degree of difficulty varies considerably throughout the district.

Electric Bike (E-bike) Use

Class 1 E-bikes are permitted on approved mountain bike trails and roads, provided they meet all the following standards:

  1. Electric motor less than 750 watts
  2. Fully functional pedals
  3. Weight not exceeding 75 lbs.
  4. Maximum speed less than 20 mph
  5. Does not have capacity to be completely self-propelled (must be pedaled to engage electric motor)

Class 2 and 3 E-bikes are not permitted on approved mountain bike trails and roads in state forests.