Allegheny NF Staff Help Protect a Special Rattler’s Home

Since 2008, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest has worked to make certain that the timber rattlesnake habitat on lands managed by the agency is protected. 

Spring Creek Horse Trail Update

Several sections of the Spring Creek Horse Trail are temporarily closed.

Do not bring firewood to ANF

Firewood from counties other than Elk, Forest, McKean and Warren is prohibited in ANF.

Please Don't pick Ginsing on the Allegheny NF

Ginseng populations on the Allegheny National Forest are sparse.  As such, collection for both personal and commercial use is prohibited.

Recreation Facility Analysis

Recreation Facility Analysis is a process of national scope with local forest emphasis.

Learn about Bats

Bats inspire a long-standing fascination, and with good reason because they are vital to healthy ecosystems and human economies worldwide.

Knowledge is Bat Power

You likely know that bats are nocturnal, but there are a lot of other very cool things about bats . . .

Advocacy in Conservation

The man said “The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to keep all the parts. “ The man was Aldo Leopold who lived in the mid-twentieth century.


In 2003, a man called Robert traveled to Austin, Pennsylvania to search for his lost family and perchance, the departed John’s orchard…and it was found.