North of Newark and Newton in Sussex County, the 15,700 Stokes State Forest has 31 miles of trails.
To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Branchville, head north on SR206 for 4 miles. Turn right heading northeast on Coursen Road. There are several places to park to access trails.
Overall, Stokes State Forest is the 11th most popular mountain bike trail of all 24 mountain biking rides in New Jersey.