E-Bikes in the Park
E-bikes are allowed in Hot Springs National Park where traditional bicycles are allowed. E-bikes are prohibited where traditional bicycles are prohibited. Except where use of motor vehicles by the public is allowed, using the electric motor to move an e-bike without pedaling is prohibited.
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).
Determination: Implementation of the action defined in DOI Policy Memo 19-01. Should future unanticipated impacts regarding public health and safety, natural and cultural resource protection, and / or other management activities and objectives be witnessed as a result of this action, management will reevaluate use and / or activity restrictions.