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Burnt Mills

Monday, September 28, 2015

Alt Names

Pike County ATV Trails, Saw Creek, Nebo Swamp, Planter Swamp, Lake Minisink, Delaware State Forest

Last Known StatusClosed For Season

This portion of the Delaware State Forest offers about seven miles of designated ATV trails. The terrain is mostly hard packed with some loose chunk rock and occasional gravel sections but is fairly flat, making this a good choice to bring a beginner or the family. The main staging area is large with plenty of turnaround room for large vehicles.

The trails open for the summer season the 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 but nearby Promised Land State Park offers a full service campground, boat ramp and a beach.

Trail Map... Directions... Nearby Trails...


Nearest CityPecks Pond, PA
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
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.


LandState Forest


Recommended StayFull Day


Permit RequiredNoATVs must be registered and have proof of liability insurance
Dates OpenFriday before Memorial Day through last full weekend in September; reopens day after deer hunting season through April 1
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (58 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesProhibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 58 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(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 RequiredYeshelmets required by state law
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingNoriding permitted during daylight hours
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.


Parking ($0.00)
Entry ($0.00)
Riding ($0.00)
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00


Contact InfoDelaware State Forest
HC 1, Box 95A
Swiftwater, PA 18370-9723
(570) 895-4000
Contact InfoPA ATV Registration / Insurance Info
P.O. Box 8553
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8553
(717) 783-9227
Contact InfoPennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
(717) 787-4250
CommentPA hunting season dates


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Burnt Mills Trail

Photo Submitted 7/12/2015 (Thanks!)

Burnt Mills Trail Photo

Burnt Mills Trail

Photo Submitted 8/2/2014 (Thanks!)


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Square Miles5
Miles Of Trail7
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1200 to 1300 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has no steep hills.None
Water CrossingsThe trail has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel PitsThis state forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis state forest has no single track trails.None
ShadeThis state forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has little intermediate level terrain.Little
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has no expert terrain.None


First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (NW)Wayne Memorial Hospital (570) 253-8100
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NE)Arnold's Country Mini-Mart (570) 828-2555
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (S)A-Mart Exxon (570) 223-8204
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (SW)Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SW)Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SW)Otter Lake Camp Resort (800) 345-1369
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (NW)Promised Land State Park (570) 676-3428
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NE)Sisters Corner Deli & Convenience Store (570) 828-6885
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NW)Promised Land State Park (570) 676-3428
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (N)Pecks Pond Picnic Area (electric motors only)
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