Minister Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Minister Creek

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. This trail offers challenges to a wide range of skill levels as it climbs to the plateau within the Minister Creek Undeveloped Area. The Minister Creek Trail joins the North Country National Scenic Trail along the most northerly segment. The North Country National Scenic Trail then continues east, and the Minister Creek Trail turns south back towards the campground. View/Print Site Brochure

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open all year.
Fees No fee
Permit Info: No permit required
Open Season: January
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: The trail is clearly marked with off-white diamond-shaped markers on trees, or with decals on brown plastic posts. Walk-in camping is permitted along the trail. Campfires are permitted as long as they are maintained in a fire ring and are fully extinguished upon departing. Return the site to its natural appearance. Forest Supervisor Closure Orders prohibit the use of mountain bikes and saddle, pack or draft animals. Be aware that this area is used heavily in the late fall and spring by hunters. It is a good idea to wear bright fluorescent colored clothing if hiking during these time periods.
Closest Towns: Marienville, PA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Minister Creek Campground and Trailhead are located 14.7 miles southwest of Sheffield, PA via State Route 666.


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