Viewing Wildlife

Come to the Allegheny National Forest to see all kinds of wildlife! Over 300 species of mammals can be found in the forest, including: raccoons, gray squirrels, snowshoe hares, red and gray fox, beavers, mink, muskrat, and more!  You might see game species such as white-tailed deer, black bears, and wild turkeys.  Additionally the forest is filled with over 70 species of game and non-game fish.  Look to the sky and you will see all kinds of birds, including eagles, osprey, owls, hummingbirds, and more!

Check out these sites for more information:

  • PA Game Commission
  • PA Fish and Boat Commission
  • Birding-Audubon

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    Viewing Wildlife Areas

    • Allegheny Reservoir area description
    • Dewdrop Recreation Area
    • Elijah Run Boat Launch and Shoreline Trail
    • Handsome Lake Boat Access Campground
    • Hooks Brook Boat Access Campground
    • Hopewell Boat Access Campground
    • Jakes Rocks Overlook and Mountain Bike Trail
    • Kiasutha Recreation Area
    • Pine Grove Boat Access Campground
    • Rimrock Hiking Trail and Overlook
    • Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail area description
    • Tracy Ridge Recreation Area
    • Allegheny Wild and Scenic River area description
    • Bradford Ranger District area description
    • Hall Barn Wildlife Viewing Area
    • Hearts Content Recreation Area area description
    • Hickory Creek Wilderness
    • Rocky Gap ATV Trail
    • Timberdoodle Flats Interpretive Trail
    • Tionesta Scenic Area and Hiking Trail
    • Westline Cross-Country Ski/Hiking Trail
    • Marienville Ranger District area description
    • Beaver Meadows Hiking Trail & Day Use Area
    • Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Viewing and Hiking Area area description
    • Buzzard Swamp 157 Trailhead
    • Buzzard Swamp 376 Trailhead
    • Little Drummer Historical Pathway
    • Loleta Recreation Area
    • Timberline Trail: Buehler Trailhead
    • Timberline Trail: Main ATV Trailhead