Allegheny National Forest

Kinzua Creek & South Branch Kinzua Creek

Species Present: brown, brook and stocked rainbow trout

Camping: Many dispersed (undeveloped, primitive) sites along the streams. Please practice Leave-No-Trace ethics. There are no developed campsites on the streams, however Kiasutha and Red Bridge campgrounds are developed sites on the Allegheny Reservoir near where these two streams meet. There are numerous private properties along the stream - - be sure to respect private landowner rights, and only camp and park on public land.

Map: A forest map and topographic maps are available at all Forest Service offices, or you may order on-line, or by phone to (814) 723-5150.

Comments: There is a 2.3 mile section of Kinzua Creek, starting at the bridge on State Route 219 and continuing downstream, that is designated a delayed harvest, artificial lure only area. South Branch Kinzua Creek upstream of Hubert Run is designated a Wilderness Trout Stream. South Branch Kinzua Creek upstream of Hebert Run is designated as a Pennsylvania Wilderness Trout stream.

More Information: Contact Bradford Ranger District office at (814) 362-4613.


State Route 219, Forest Road 321 as well as other forest routes. State Route 321 parallels the lower section of South Branch Kinzua Creek.