(b) Use of Administrative Roads
(b) Use of Existing Trails
Use of e-bikes where bicycle use is authorized as stated above in §4.30:
A person operating an e-bike is subject to the following sections of 36 CFR part 4 that apply to the use of traditional bicycles: sections 4.12, 4.13, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, and 4.30(h)(2)-(5).
The Superintendent may authorize by designation bicycle use on a hiking or horse trail that currently exists on the ground and does not require any construction or significant modification to accommodate bicycles. The Superintendent must complete a park planning document that addresses bicycle use of the trail that includes an evaluation of: The suitability of the trail surface, life cycle of the maintenance costs, safety considerations, methods to prevent or minimize user conflict and methods to protect natural and cultural resources.
Index to Blue Ridge Parkway Superintendent's Compendium
Last updated: October 21, 2019