Viewing Wildlife

The forest is rich with wildlife, from birds to mammals to fish and other amphibious life. Over 70 species of game and non-game fish live in the Allegheny National Forest. Over 300 species of mammals, including raccoon, gray squirrel, snowshoe hare, red and gray fox, beaver, mink, and muskrat as well as game species such as white-tailed deer, black bear and wild turkey.

For information on species common to Pennsylvania, and the Allegheny National Forest visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission website ...

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Viewing Wildlife Areas

  • Bradford Ranger District area description
  • 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 Rock 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
  • 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