XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, a traditional skier, or enjoy snow shoeing, exciting trails await you on the Allegheny National Forest. There are miles of trail designated for X-Country Skiing and hiking trails available for snowshoeing.


Designated Trails

X-Country Skiing trails are not set or groomed. Please ski safely and within your limit of control. Ski to the right when approaching other skiers or when being passed by other skiers. TRACK RIGHT!

Cross-Country Ski Trails on the ANF

Trail Miles Other Trail Uses
Brush Hollow 7.7 Cross-country skiing, mountain biking, hiking
Buzzard Swamp 11.2 Cross-country skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, hiking
Hearts Content Trails 7.8 Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking
Hickory Creek 12 Cross-country skiing, hiking
Laurel Mills 10.7 Cross-country skiing, hiking
Little Drummer Historical Pathway 3.1 Cross-country skiing, hiking
North Country National Scenic Trail 96.3 Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking
Rimrock 1.3 Snowshoeing, hiking
Tracy Ridge 33.69 Cross-country skiing, hiking
Twin Lakes 15.8 Cross country skiing, mountain biking, hiking
Westline 9.8 Cross country skiing

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing Areas

  • Allegheny Reservoir area description
  • Rimrock Hiking Trail and Overlook
  • Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail area description
  • Tracy Ridge Recreation Area
  • Bradford Ranger District area description
  • Hearts Content Recreation Area area description
  • Hickory Creek Wilderness
  • Westline Cross-Country Ski/Hiking Trail
  • Clarion Wild and Scenic River area description
  • Marienville Ranger District area description
  • Brush Hollow Cross Country Ski and Hiking Trail
  • Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Viewing and Hiking Area area description
  • Buzzard Swamp 157 Trailhead
  • Buzzard Swamp 376 Trailhead
  • Laurel Mill Cross-Country Ski and Hiking Trail
  • Little Drummer Historical Pathway
  • Twin Lakes Hiking Trail
  • North Country National Scenic Trail

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities