The Allegheny National Forest (NF) will be open Forest Servivce roads for hunter access from September 27, 2014 through January 15, 2015. Note: ONLY main roads are open; side roads are closed to vehicle traffic. Roads may be closed at any time due to bad weather or poor or unsafe conditions.
"Each fall we open roads that are normally gated, offering hunters greater preseasn scouting and hunting opportunities," said Acting Forest Supervisor Robert Lueckel.
The following sections of the Spring Creek Horse Trail are temporarily closed:
Trail #3 of the Spring Creek Horse Trail, located near Kelly Pines in Forest County, will be closed to horse use beginning immediately until the spring of 2015. The trail is closed due to recent construction and soft tread surface. Trail #3 is approximately 2 miles in length.
Due to hunting season, recreational riding will not be permitted on the section of Spring Creek Horse Trial #21, which is on State Game Lands No. 28, Monday through Saturday from September 27, 2014, through January 17, 2015. During this time period, riders lawfully participating in hunting, trapping, or fishing on State Game Lands No. 28 are permitted on the trail.
Riders are still permitted on the segment of trail #21 located on the National Forest and are advised to wear fluorescent clothing during hunting season.
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