Hickory Creek Wilderness

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours
Fees No fee
Permit Info: No permit required
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Closest Towns: Tidioute, PA
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


The trailhead is located 15 miles southwest of Warren, PA. From the Mohawk exit of U.S. Route 6, take Pleasant Drive (State Route 3005/337) south for 15 miles.


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

Dispersed camping is permitted in most areas of the ANF except: on the shores and withinn 1500 feet inland of the timberline around the Allegheny Reservoir and Tionesta reservoir (except designated camgrounds), Jakes Rocks, Rimrock, within 1500 feet either side of the the center line of Allegheny Reservoir Scenic Drive, On the main access roads to Jakes Rocks, Rimrock, within either side of the main channel of Kinzua Creek from Red Bridge upstream to Mead Run and Hearts Content Scenic Area or Tionesta Research Natural Area.
Difficulty Level: Difficult


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Nature Viewing

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Winter Sports

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