Allegheny National Forest Opens Roads for Hunting Season

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – September 29, 2017 – The Allegheny National Forest (ANF) will open designated forest roads for hunter access between September 25, 2017 and February 2, 2018. Traditionally gated roads are opened each fall to allow preseason scouting and hunting during regular seasons.

Download the list of forest roads for hunter access.

Please note that only the main roads and listed spur roads are open. Side roads are closed to vehicle traffic. Roads may be closed at any time due to weather, unsafe conditions, or to protect resources.  

The ANF’s Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) contains current road policy. MVUM maps are available at any of the offices or on the web under the Maps and Permits section on the lower right side of the page:

Non-motorized use, including hiking, biking, and horseback riding, is always permitted on closed roads. Off-highway vehicle (ATVs, motorcycles) use is not permitted off of the designated ATV trail system at any time.

For more information, please contact:

  • Bradford Ranger District; 814.363.6000
  • Marienville Ranger District; 814.927.5700