Delaware State Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 3rd most popular XC Ski in Pennsylvania.

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Northeast of Stroudsburg near Porters Lake, the 80,000 acre Delaware State Forest has 13 miles of cross-country ski trails.

To reach the trailhead from US84, use Exit 8. Head south on SR402 through Pecks Pond to Porters Lake. Continue south on SR402 for 1 mile to the trailhead parking area.

Overall, Delaware State Forest is the 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania.

Delaware State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  DSF (570) 895-4000; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Rimrock Cottages, Stroudsburg (570) 629-2360

Luxury Loding:  Stroudsmoor Country Inn (800) 955-8663

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.2325, -75.0741

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  11682

Delaware State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map