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Burnt Mills

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Alt Names Pike County ATV Trails, Saw Creek, Nebo Swamp, Planter Swamp, Lake Minisink, Delaware State Forest
Last Known Status Closed For Season

This portion of the Delaware State Forest offers about seven miles of mostly smooth but hardpacked ATV trails.

The trails open for the summer season Friday before Memorial Day through the last full weekend in September but reopens for winter riding the day after deer hunting season (generally two weeks after Thanksgiving) through April 1. There is no fee to ride here but please note that ATVs must be registered, have proof of liability insurance and be 58" or less in width.

Overnight parking is not permitted at the staging area but nearby Promised Land State Park offers a full service campground, boat ramp and a beach.

Trail Map...   Directions...   Nearby Trails...  
Nearest City Pecks Pond, PA
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From: Blooming Grove, PA
1) Take SR-4004 to Hwy 402 south
2) Proceed about 10 miles
3) Go past Bushkill Falls Road, staging area will be on your left.
Area Trail
Land State Forest
Rating Rating        
Recommended Stay Full Day
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
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)
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 Prohibited
Campfire Restrictions Campfires Prohibited
Night Riding No riding permitted during daylight hours
Cross Country Prohibited stay on designated trails
Fireworks Prohibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.
Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
Riding ($0.00)
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Contact Info Delaware State Forest
HC 1, Box 95A
Swiftwater, PA 18370-9723
(570) 895-4000
Contact Info PA ATV Registration / Insurance Info
P.O. Box 8553
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8553
(717) 783-9227
Contact Info Pennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
(717) 787-4250
Comment PA hunting season dates
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Burnt Mills Trail

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Square Miles 5
Miles Of Trail 7
Climate Type Forest
Elevation 1200 to 1300 ft.
Trail Maintenance Marked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose Dirt This trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard Pack The trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
Sand This trail has no sandy areas.None
Mud The trail has little mud after it rains.Little
Dust The trail has little dust on typical days.Little
Rocks This trail has some rocks.Some
Trees The trail has almost all trees.All
Steep Hills This trail has no steep hills.None
Water Crossings The trail has no water crossings.None
Small Jumps This trail has no small jumps.None
Large Jumps This trail has no large jumps.None
Berms The trail has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel Pits This state forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single Track This state forest has no single track trails.None
Shade This state forest has many shaded areas.Many
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has little intermediate level terrain.Little
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has no expert terrain.None

First Aid First Aid 20-30 Miles (NW) Wayne Memorial Hospital (570) 253-8100
Gasoline Gasoline 5-20 Miles (NE) Arnold's Country Mini-Mart (570) 828-2555
Diesel Diesel 5-20 Miles (S) A-Mart Exxon (570) 223-8204
Potable Water Water 5-20 Miles (SW) Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
RV Hookups RV Hookup 5-20 Miles (SW) Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 5-20 Miles (SW) Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
Primitive Camping Campground 5-20 Miles (NW) Promised Land State Park (570) 676-3428
Convenience Store Conv Store 5-20 Miles (NE) Sisters Corner Deli & Convenience Store (570) 828-6885
Swimming Swim Area 5-20 Miles (NW) Promised Land State Park (570) 676-3428
Body of Water Water Body On Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 1-5 Miles (N) Pecks Pond Picnic Area (electric motors only)

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