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Pohopoco Tract ATV Area

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Alt Names Dixon R. Miller Recreation Area, Miller Dixon Recreation Area, Delaware State Forest, Pohopco Mountains, Pimple Hill, Dilldown Creek, Dixon Miller ATV Trail
Last Known Status Temporarily Closed  (due to trail rehabilitation)
DESCRIPTION

Located in the Delaware State Forest, this area offers about 14 miles of ATV trails and scenic views of the Pocono Mountains. The trails are open for the summer season Friday before Memorial Day through the last full weekend in September and reopens in the winter the day after deer hunting season (generally two weeks after Thanksgiving) through April 1.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Blakeslee, PA
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From: Arlington Heights, PA
1) Take I-80 west about 20 miles to exit 284
2) Turn left (south) off the exit ramp onto SR-115, continue 5.2 miles
3) Turn right (west) on Tower Road, continue about 100 yards
4) Staging area is on the left.
TYPE OF AREA
Area Trail
Land State Forest
QUALITY
Rating Rating        
Recommended Stay Full Day
TERRAIN
Square Miles 4
Miles Of Trail 14
Climate Type Forest
Elevation 1800 to 2200 ft.
Trail Maintenance Marked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose Dirt This trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard Pack The trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
Sand This trail has no sandy areas.None
Mud The trail has some mud after it rains.Some
Dust The trail has little dust on typical days.Little
Rocks This trail has little rocks.Little
Trees The trail has almost all trees.All
Steep Hills This trail has few steep hills.Few
Sand/Gravel Pits This state forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single Track This state forest has no single track trails.None
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has little expert terrain.Little
REGULATIONS
Permit Required No ATVs must be registered and have proof of liability insurance
Dates Open Friday before Memorial Day through last full weekend in September; reopens day after deer hunting season through April 1
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit Yes (99 dB)
Whip Flags Not Required
Maximum Vehicle Width Yes (58 inches) has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Prohibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted (maximum width 58 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted (maximum width 58 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered) Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets Required Yes helmets required by state law
Bicycles No Restriction
Hiking No Restriction
Horseback No Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding Unknown
Cross Country Prohibited stay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
FEES
Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
Riding No ($0.00)
Camping
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid 20-30 Miles (E) Pocono Medical Center (570) 421-4000
Gasoline Gasoline 1-5 Miles (N) Exxon (570) 646-3448
Diesel Diesel 1-5 Miles (N) Exxon (570) 646-3448
Potable Water Water 1-5 Miles (SE) WT Family Camping (570) 646-9255
RV Hookups RV Hookup 1-5 Miles (SE) WT Family Camping (570) 646-9255
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 1-5 Miles (SE) WT Family Camping (570) 646-9255
Primitive Camping Campground 5-20 Miles (W) Hickory Run State Park Campground (570) 443-0400
Convenience Store Conv Store 1-5 Miles (SE) WT Family Camping (570) 646-9255
Swimming Swim Area 5-20 Miles (W) Hickory Run State Park Beach (570) 443-0400
Body of Water Water Body On Site Dilldown Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 5-20 Miles (SW) Preacher's Camp Boat Ramp (610) 377-0045
CONTACTS
Contact Info Delaware State Forest
Hc 1 Box 95A
Swiftwater, PA 18370
(570) 895-4000
www.dcnr.state.pa.us
Contact Info PA ATV Registration / Insurance Info
P.O. Box 8553
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8553
(717) 783-9227
www.dcnr.state.pa.us
Contact Info Pennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
(717) 787-4250
www.portal.state.pa.us
Comment PA hunting season dates
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