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  • Allegheny National Forest - Warren PA 814-723-5150 - Pennsylvania's only National Forest -over 513,000 acres - over 1,100 miles of hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV and snowmobile trails.
  • Bald Eagle State Forest - Laurelton PA 570-922-3344 - 196,213 acres located in Centre, Union, Snyder, Clinton & Mifflin counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 58 miles of hiking trails, 24 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 4 picnic areas, 435 miles of snowmobile trails, 7 miles of ATV trails & horseback riding.
  • Buchanan State Forest - McConnellsburg Pa 717-485-3148 - 70,386 acres located in Fulton, Franklin & Bedford counties features cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 87 miles of hiking trails, 5 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 4 picnic areas, 78 miles of snowmobile trails, horseback riding & 26 miles of ATV trails.
  • Cornplanter State Forest - North Warren PA 814-723-0262 - 1,362 acres located in Forest county featuring hunting, 2 miles of hiking trails & 8 miles of cross country ski trails.
  • Delaware State Forest - Swiftwater PA 570-895-4000 - 80,357 acres located in Pike & Monroe counties featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 150 miles of hiking trails, 4 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 2 picnic areas, 12 miles of snowmobile trails, 29 miles of ATV trails & horseback riding.
  • Elk State Forest - Emporium PA 814-486-3353 - 199,235 acres located in Cameron & Elk counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 100 miles of hiking trails, 23 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 91 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.
  • Forbes State Forest - Laughlintown PA 724-238-1200 - 51,701 acres located in Westmoreland, Somerset, & Fayette countries featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 69 miles of hiking trails, 40 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 2 picnic areas, 79 miles snowmobile trails & horseback riding.
  • Gallitzin State Forest - Ebensburg PA 814-472-1862 - 18,297 acres located in Indiana, Cambria, Bedford & Somerset counties featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 51 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 21 miles of snowmobile trails & horseback riding.
  • Kittanning State Forest - Clarion PA 814-226-1901 - 13,299 acres located in Jefferson, Forest & Venango counties featuring warm & cold  water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 47 miles of hiking trails, 11 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 21 miles of snowmobile trails & horseback riding.
  • Lackawanna State Forest - Scranton PA 570-963-4561 - 8,431 acres located in Lackawanna & Luzerne counties featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 23 miles of hiking trails, 24 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 24 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.
  • Loyalsock State Forest - Rock Run PA - dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/hiking/logger.aspx - Voted best swimming hole in the Mid-Atlantic region by BACKPACKER magazine. These clear waters of the Yellow Dog Run cascades over ledges and gorges into a pool of cool clear water.
  • Michaux State Forest - Fayetteville PA - (717)352-2211 - 84,633 acres located in Franklin, Adams & Cumberland counties  features primitive camping, 65 miles of hiking trails, horseback riding, 4 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, hunting, 132 miles of snowmobile trails, 37 miles of ATV trails, picnic area, boating & cold & warm water fishing.
  • Moshannon State Forest - Penfield Pa 814-765-0821 - 185,885 acres located in Centre & Clearfield counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 244 miles of hiking trails, 13 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking,  208 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.
  • Pine Creek Gorge - Wellsboro PA - 888-TIOGA28 - over 165,000 acres - bike the 54 mile rail trail or relax on a covered wagon ride through the canyon.
  • Rothrock State Forest - Huntingdon PA 814-643-2340 - 94,517 acres located in Centre, Mifflin & Huntingdon featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 47 miles of hiking trails, 38 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 3 picnic areas, 204 miles of snowmobile trails & horseback riding.
  • Sproul State Forest - Renovo PA 570-923-6011 - 290,464 acres located in Centre & Clinton counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 257 miles of hiking trails, 14 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 204 miles of snowmobile trails, 32 miles of ATV trails & horseback riding.
  • Susquehannock State Forest - Coudersport PA 814-274-3600 - 261,784 acres located in Potter & McKean counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 85 miles of hiking trails, 30 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 236 miles of snowmobile trails, 43 miles of ATV trails & horseback riding.
  • Tiadaghton State Forest - South Williamsport PA 570-327-3450 - 215,543 acres located in Lycoming county featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 200 miles of hiking trails, 60 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking,  302 miles of snowmobile trails, 14 miles of ATV trails & horseback riding. 
  • Tioga State Forest - Wellsboro PA 570-724-2868 - 162,923 acres located in Tioga & Bradford counties featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 34 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 3 picnic areas, 179 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.
  • Tuscarora State Forest - Blain PA 717-536-3191 - 91,105 acres located in Cumberland, Perry, Franklin, Huntingdon, Mifflin & Juniata countries featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 49 miles of hiking trails, 12 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 133 miles of snowmobile trails & horseback riding.
  • Valley Forge State Forest - Elverson PA 610-582-9660 - 845 acres located in Chester county featuring 5 miles of hiking trails.
  • Weiser State Forest - Cressona PA 570-385-7800 - 19,361 acres located in Dauphin, Carbon, Schuylkill & Berks counties  featuring cold water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 9 miles of hiking trails, mountain biking, 2 picnic areas, 40 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.
  • Wyoming State Forest - Bloomsburg PA 570-387-4255 - 42,820 acres located in Sullivan county featuring cold & warm water fishing, hunting, primitive camping, 90 miles of hiking trails, 15 miles of cross country ski trails, mountain biking, 1 picnic area, 59 miles of snowmobile trails, & horseback riding.

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