Special Places

Many visitors have an area that they are particularly attached to, a favorite campsite or a special fishing location. Below are some areas that are special and unique to the Allegheny National Forest.

Highlighted Areas

Timberline ATV Trailhead

This trailhead offers access to the 38 mile interconnecting loop trail system. Facilities include a paved parking lot, loading/unloading ramp, vault restroom, hardened rustic campsites and informational signing. View/Print trail brochure

New signage on Timberline!

Rimrock Overlook

Rimrock Overlook offers a scenic view of Kinzua Bay, which extends southwest from the main body of the Allegheny Reservoir. The overlook is a 200 foot elevation drop from the parking area (via steps). Facilities include: vault toilets, paved & gravel paths to picnic area with tables and grills. The access road (2.5 miles) from State Route 59 is designated as a cross country ski trail during winter activity season 12/15 - 4/1.

Rimrock brochure with map

Clarion River Campsites

These developed dispersed campsites stretch from Irwin Run to Millstone Creek along the Clarion Wild & Scenic River, accessible by River Road and FR 132. Camping includes 17 sites along the Clarion River and 9 sites on Millstone Creek from Clarion River to FR 789 below Loleta Campground. There is hardened parking at each numbered site and a rock fire ring. Information signs are located at Irwin Run Canoe Launch, Robin Island, and Millstone Canoe Launch. Vault toilet at Irwin Run, Robin Island, and Millstone Creek. No other facilities. Camping permitted at numbered sites only.

Hickory Creek Wilderness

The Hickory Creek Wilderness is located on the Bradford Ranger District in Warren County, Pennsylvania. The gentle to moderate terrain is drained by East Hickory Creek and Middle Hickory Creek.

Topography ranges from 1,273 feet where East Hickory Creek exits the wilderness to 1,900 feet on the plateau. There are no particularly steep slopes. Much of the area is heavily forested.

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