Delaware State Forest


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Delaware Maps

Detailed maps can help you plan your trip. Download the public use map and other trail and recreational activity maps.

 

Delaware State Forest totals 83,519 acres in Pike, Monroe, Northampton, and Carbon counties. Named for the Delaware River, the forest is characteristic of the Pocono region, with remote glacial lakes and bogs rich with plants, wildlife and scenic beauty.  


Portion of the Delaware State Forest Closed to All Access
Due to a large wildland fire there is an immediate closure to a portion of the Delaware State Forest. The closure includes the area of the Delaware State Forest bounded by Route 402, Highline Road, Pine Flats Road, and Hobday Road. The closure will be in effect until further notice. 

2016 District Management Acitivity Plan
The district management activity plan is ready and available for public questions and/or feedback. View it here.

Edgemere-Pecks Pond snowmobile trails reopened for the 2015-2016 season
All sections of the Edgemere-Pecks Pond snowmobile trails west of PA-402, which were previously closed due the PPL Electric transmission line project, are now reopened. The following joint-use roads are now open for snowmobile travel during the 2015-2016 snowmobile season: Hobday Road, High Knob Tower Road, Highline Road, Pine Flats Road, Hay Road Middle Branch, and Hay Road.
 

Don't Move Firewood
To help protect the forest from invasive insects that can kill trees and devastate the ecosystem, please do not transport firewood over long distances. Firewood can harbor insects such as emerald ash borer. Cut or purchase your firewood where you intend to burn it.