Artist-in-Residence Program Accepts Applicants – Allegheny National Forest Seeks Artists for Summer and Fall Programs

The USDA Forest Service announced the acceptance of applicants for the 2024 Artist-in-Residence Program at the Allegheny National Forest. Applications for this year’s summer and fall residencies will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2024. The Artist-in-Residence Program provides artists of all mediums the opportunity to pursue their craft outside of their […]

Ruffed Grouse Society Volunteers Plan Alder Renewal for Wildlife at Tionesta Lake on 2/24/24

Volunteers for the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) plan the renewal of alder for wildlife at Tionesta Lake for the second year in 2024. Woodcock, ruffed grouse, warblers, rabbits, mice, voles, bobcats, and fox all use the habitat created by an alder thicket. As alder grows and gets too old, it starts to ‘lay down’ and […]

Gates Closing on Hunter Roads – Allegheny National Forest Will Begin Closing Gates on Monday

The USDA Forest Service announced that beginning on Monday, January 22, 2024, gates will be closing on roads that were temporarily opened for hunting season access in the Allegheny National Forest. Some hunter roads on the Marienville Ranger District will remain open, conditions permitting, until February 19, 2024, as noted on the attached hunter roads […]

Rolfe Beagle Club to Offer 8th Annual Statewide Winter Coyote and Fox Hunt or Trap

Jim Pennington, Jr., President of the Rolfe Beagle Club, announces that the Rolfe Beagle Club will once again offer its popular Coyote and Fox Hunt or Trap over two weekends in February.  The 8th Annual event will take place from February 9-11 and then again on the following weekend of February 16-18. “Our club pays […]

DMAP Permits Still Available

The USDA Forest Service announced that hundreds of Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) permits for the 2023-2024 hunting season are still available. For the 2023-2024 season, there are nine DMAP units in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) and three DMAP units in the Kinzua Quality Deer Cooperative (KQDC). Kinzua Quality Deer Cooperative units available for […]

Allegheny National Forest Centennial GeoTrail Challenge Ends September 24, 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service announces a partnered centennial geocache trail now available on the Allegheny National Forest to commemorate the Forest’s 100th year since its establishment. In partnership with the Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development Council (Penn Soil RC&D), Allegheny National Forest presents the first official GeoTrail, encouraging the public to […]

PA Wilds – Oil, Opera, and Opulence in the Allegheny National Forest

Getaway Mavens by Malerie Yolen-Cohen WHY GO: Time for some restorative Forest Bathing? Visitors to the 514,000 acre Allegheny National Forest Region – also known as the PA Wilds – generally come for a breath of fresh air. Located in Northwestern Pennsylvania, and extending just over the border into New York, the ANF might take […]

Discover Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania

All Things Fadra by Fadra Nally Visiting Allegheny National Forest (ANF) isn’t just about putting on your hiking boots and heading into the wilderness. It’s about visiting a beautifully rural region with plenty of outdoor activities, for light adventurers and hardcore enthusiasts alike. But it’s also full of unexpected history that goes back to the […]