Tracy Ridge Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground sits on a ridge top three miles east of the Allegheny Reservoir just minutes south of the PA/NY state border. This 45-site campground provides spacious, tree-shaded campsites in an area that is heavily forested with oak.

The campground contains one of the two trailheads for the Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail, with one loop circling the campground. The North Country National Scenic Trail, which connects to the Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail, also goes past the campground.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 15
Operational Hours: Quiet hours 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
Reservations: Reservations are available from May 24 to Sept. 3. Reservation -
  • Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance of visit.
  • Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance of visit.
  • Go to: or call 1-877-444-6777 to make a reservation.
Fees Fees:
  • Daily camping fee - $12.00/site
  • Group site daily camping fee - $50.00/site
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:
  • Vehicle Use
  • Firewood
Closest Towns: Bradford, PA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Allegheny Site Management, Ed prince; Phone: 814-368-4158; Email:
Information Center: Bradford Ranger District Address: 29 Forest Service Dr., Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: 814-362-4613

General Information


From Bradford

  • Travel on Route 346 for 13.9 miles.
  • Turn left on PA-321 S.
  • Travel south on PA-321 for 3 miles.
  • The site is on the right.

General Notes:

North Country National Scenic Trail

Walk among rocks and waterfalls, Allegheny hardwoods and stands of Mountain Laurel! Explore the 96.3 miles of North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST) that meanders through the historic lands of the Iroquois, the Allegheny Plateau, some of the most valuable Black Cherry and Oak in the world, landscapes rich in history, wildlife, and natural beauty.

Tracy Ridge Hiking Trail System

A 33-mile interconnecting trail system.  There are multiple access points to the trail.

Recreation Map

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