Kelly Pines Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Kelly Pines Campground is an equestrian campground located along the Spring Creek Horse Trail.

Natural Features: The location is spacious with forest vegetation alongside a stream.

Recreation: The recreation area is connected to Spring Creek Horse Trail with miles of designated marked trails. View the Spring Creek Horse Trail map.

Facilities: The campground includes four campsites each with four horse stalls. A double occupancy campsite with two, four horse stalls is also available for advanced reservations. For visitors without horses, there are two regular campsites with no stalls. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. There is a vault toilet and artisan well. For those with horses, a manure bin to dispose of horse waste is available, and a designated location along the stream to water horses.

Nearby Attractions: Enjoy the thrill of forest riding. Horse riding is permitted in many areas of the Allegheny National Forest. The Spring Creek Horse Trail is a major nearby attraction with over 38 miles of trail.

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At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by visiting  Reservations must be made 7 days ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 months in advance.
Fees Campsites fees range from $15-25
Open Season: April 1 - October 31
Usage: Light
Restrictions: As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. These rules are available to you on-line or at any office of the Allegheny National Forest. Please take time to read and understand them. General Topic orders apply across the Forest. Applicable Orders for this Site:
Closest Towns: Marienville, PA
Water: Water and Horse Watering Station
Restroom: Vault Toilets
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General Information


GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.48542, -79.00908
41°29'8"N, 79°0'33"W

From Marienville, take FS 130 to FR 131 N Lamonville. From Kane or Ridgeway, take State Route 66 to FR 124 (Duhring Road) at Pigeon. Take FR 131 to the right where the road Y's just before crossing Spring Creek. Follow FR 131 to Kelly Pines. Note that vehicles above 40 ft. in length are encouraged to view the location prior to making reservations. There is a sharp turn and bridge to cross that longer vehicles can have difficulty maneuvering.

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