Passengers under 8 years of age can only ride in a “Side by Side ATV” with an approved child safety seat. Any passenger less than 4 years of age, or weighing less than 40 lbs., or under the height of 4’9″ tall must use a child restraint device. Any passenger between ages 4 and 7 and weighing less than 80 lbs. and/or any passenger under the height of 4’9″ must be fastened in an ATV Seat belt system with the use of an approved booster seat.
All adults can ride double with an approved aftermarket seat.
Below is a sample of an approved seat. (This is only a sample of one of the approved seats)
An approved seat must be bolted permanently to the machine. Straps, zip-ties, bungee cords, are not considered permanent.
Yes, you must have valid insurance and registration from your Pennsylvania recognized state.
Yes, you must have your machine, registration and insurance present at the time of registration.
No, there is not a CC restriction on ATVs or dirt bikes.
The Allegheny National Forest trail permit is not required for the Tour-De-Forest.
No, Pennsylvania will now honor a valid Ohio registration.
Yes, there is a 25 MPH speed limit on the route.
Yes, we have plenty of parking area and you can ride your machine from all parking areas to the route.
Yes, there are many places to either camp or hotels to stay at see our ads/links page for more information.
Registration is at the fire station on Friday night. Saturday one-day registration is at the school and two-day is at the township building. Sunday registration is at the township building. There are signs and fire police directing you to these areas.
Marienville Volunteer Fire Co.
East Forest High School
One Day Registration ( Saturday Only )
Jenks Township Building
Two Day Registration
This ride has a very low level of difficulty. It is a leisure ride for all to enjoy.
There are some places to stay where you can, make sure you ask when booking.
Yes, you need to pick up your packet prior to riding the trail.
The route opens at 8:00 AM on both Saturday and Sunday.
No, this is not a guided ride and you can do the loops as many times as time will allow. The route closes at 4:00 PM on Saturday and 3:00 PM on Sunday.
Passengers under 8 years of age can only ride in a “Side by Side ATV” with an approved child safety seat. Any passenger less than 4 years of age, or weighing less than 40 lbs., or under the height of 4’9″ tall must use a child restraint device. Any passenger between ages 4 and 7 and weighing less than 80 lbs. and/or any passenger under the height of 4’9″ must be fastened in an ATV Seat belt system with the use of an approved booster seat. Certificated operators ages 8 and 9 are restricted to an ATV/OHM with an engine size of 70cc or less.
The following states have registration programs and recognize Pennsylvania’s registration program for snowmobiles and ATVs. Therefore, riders who possess valid registrations from the following list of states may legally ride in Pennsylvania. http://www.snowatvreg.dcnr.state.pa.us/reciprocity.aspx
Here is a sample of what you will see along the route,
Yes, Dirt Bikes are allowed during the Tour-De-Forest.
Here is our local sponsor’s page. There are hotel and camping information here.
1. DOT approved helmet
2. Over Ankle Boots
3. Safety Glasses / Goggles
4. Long Pants / Shirt
6. Spark Arrestor
7. Approved Seats for passenger
Maximum width will be 64” for the Tour-de-Forest Event ONLY.
Maximum width on the Marienville Bike Trail is 50” during the use season.
No trails would be restricted as all routes on the Tour-de-Forest event can handle a 64” wide machine.