Backpacking

With over 200 miles of hiking trails, 53 miles of X-C ski trails and 18 miles of Interpretive trails the Allegheny National Forest offers a variety of hiking experiences. Because hiking trails never close, if you have the urge to hike, X-C ski or snowshoe, northwestern Pennsylvania is the place to be.

Backpacking Trails on the ANF

Trail Miles Other Trail Uses
Brush Hollow Cross Country Ski and Hiking Trail 7.7 Cross-country skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing
Hearts Content Trails 7.8 Cross country skiing, snowshoeing
Hickory Creek Wilderness Trails 12 n/a
Minister Creek Trail 6.6 n/a
Morrison Hiking Trail 11.4 n/a
North Country National Scenic Trail 96.3 Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing
Tracy Ridge 33.69 Cross-country skiing
Twin Lakes Hiking Trail 15.8 Cross country skiing, mountain biking
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Backpacking Areas

  • Bradford Ranger District area description
  • Allegheny Reservoir area description
  • Hopewell Boat Access Campground
  • Morrison Hiking Trail
  • Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail area description
  • Hearts Content Recreation Area area description
  • Hickory Creek Wilderness
  • Minister Creek Hiking Trail
  • Tionesta Scenic Area and Hiking Trail
  • Marienville Ranger District area description
  • Brush Hollow Cross Country Ski and Hiking Trail
  • Buzzard Swamp 376 Trailhead
  • Twin Lakes Hiking Trail
  • North Country National Scenic Trail


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/allegheny/recreation/hiking/?recid=6083&actid=51