Allegheny National Forest

Trails in Allegheny Nat'l Forest

Beaver Meadows Hiking Trail System

This system consists of five interconnecting trails, totaling 7.1 miles that wind through the forested hills around Beaver Meadows Lake. The trails begin at the dam at Beaver Meadows Recreation Area. Hiking the area: A wide variety of experiences await the hiker at Beaver Meadows. The terrain around the ...

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Black Cherry National Interpretive Trail

Welcome to the Black Cherry National Recreation Trail located at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area. The main loop is 1.0 miles in length, with a short loop off the main trail that adds another 0.4 miles. This trail provides access to the Twin Lakes Hiking Trail, which takes hikers ...

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Brush Hollow Hiking and Cross Country (X-C) Ski & Mill Creek Hiking Trail

WELCOME to the Brush Hollow and Mill Creek Trail systems. The Brush Hollow Trails offer three loops totaling 12.4 kilometers (7.7 miles) for cross-country skiing, hiking and mountain biking. The Mill Creek Trail (5.6 miles) connects the Brush Hollow Trails with the Twin Lakes Trail. This ...

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Buckaloons Interpretive Trail

WELCOME to the Buckaloons Recreation Area. The Seneca Interpretive Trail meanders along the Allegheny River and Irvine Run. It circles around the picnic area and the campground. Plan to enjoy a picnic after your walk or stay overnight in the campground. See the campground host ...

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Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Viewing & Hiking Area

A 9.6 mile system of interconnecting trails offers excellent opportunities to view wildlife, cross-country ski, mountain bike or go bass fishing. Fifteen man-made ponds were constructed in the early 1960's in partnership with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Buzzard Swamp is within a special management area that emphasizes wildlife management ...

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Hickory Creek Wilderness Trail

This 11.1 mile trail is located approximately one half mile north of Hearts Content Recreation Area along SR2002 (the Hearts Content Road), 15 miles southwest of Warren, PA. the and forms a loop through the Hickory Creek Wilderness. SPECIAL NOTICE TO HICKORY CREEK WILDERNESS TRAIL HIKERS This trail is marked infrequently ...

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Little Drummer Historical Pathway

The Little Drummer Historical Pathway is a journey through managed wildlife habitats consisting of two loops. The short loop is 1.3 miles, and the longer loop is 3.1 miles. The pathway is located within the Owls Nest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Area of the Allegheny National Forest. You will hike through ...

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Mill Creek Trail

The Mill Creek Trail is 5.6 miles long, and connects the Brush Hollow Trails with the Twin Lakes Trail. The trail is best suited to hiking. The trailhead offers accessible parking and a restroom. This area is managed for recreation and wildlife habitat, mainly turkey and bear. Big Mill ...

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Minister Creek Trail

This 10.8 kilometer (6.6 mile) trail begins at the Minister Creek Campground and forms a loop through the Minister Creek Undeveloped Area north of SR 666. Hiking the trail: Watch the informational signs. This trail offers challenges to a wide range of skill levels as it climbs to the ...

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Morrison Hiking Trail

This 17 kilometer (11.4 mile) loop trail offers a pleasant 2-3 day backpacking experience or a shorter day hike. This trail leads to Morrison Campground, a primitive area of 38 boat/hiking access campsites, which have picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, and pump water. You travel through Management Area 6.1 ...

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North Country National Scenic Trail

Walk among rocks and waterfalls, Allegheny Hardwoods, stands of Mountain Laurel. Explore the 96.3 miles of North Country National Scenic Trail that meander through the historic lands of the Iroquois, the Allegheny Plateau, the home of the most valuable Black Cherry and Oak in the world, landscapes rich in ...

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Tanbark Hiking Trail

This 8.8 mile trail begins at US 62 north of Tidioute, PA and travels southeasterly to the Hearts Content Recreation Area and finally links with the North Country National Scenic Trail at Dunham Siding. The northerly part of this trail passes through the Allegheny National Recreation Area which offers ...

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Timberdoodle Flats Wildlife Interpretive Trail

Welcome to the Timberdoodle Flats Interpretive trail, a 1.4 mile loop trail. This trail is located 1/4 mile east of the intersection of State Route 321North and State Route 59. This trail is named for the American woodcock, also known as the timberdoodle, that uses both the forest ...

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Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail System (includes Johnnycake Trail)

This is a 54.52 kilometer (33.69 mile) trail system of interconnecting loops. This trail offers a wonderful all-day hike beginning on the flat ridgetop at Tracy Ridge Recreation Area at the 2245 foot elevation and dropping to 1328 foot elevation, which is the normal summer pool of the Allegheny ...

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Twin Lakes Hiking Trail

This 15.8 mile long trail begins at the long loop of the Black Cherry National Recreation Interpretive Trail located at Twin Lakes Recreation Area and travels west to join with the North Country National Scenic Trail. Hiking the trail: Watch the informational signs...this trail offers challenges to a wide range ...

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