USDA Forest Service Signs Supplemental Environmental Assessment Project Decision

The Allegheny National Forest has signed the decision notice for the South Branch Kinzua Creek Supplemental Environmental Assessment project. In the decision notice, Marienville District Ranger Rob Fallon, cited no significant impact to the 4,728 acre project area. Fallon selected to add 189 acres of regeneration harvests in eleven approved timber stands. The regeneration harvests […]

Forest Service Closes ATV Trails Due to Warmer Weather

The Allegheny National Forest (ANF) will close the Timberline, Rocky Gap and Marienville All-Terrain Vehicles/Off-Highway Motorcycles (ATV/OHM) trails Saturday February 27 at 11:59 PM, due to current, above-freezing temperatures, passing rain showers, and unseasonably warm forecasts. While the ATV/OHM trails will remain open for riding on Saturday, they will be closed at midnight and remain […]

PennDOT, Local Pizzerias Urge Designated Driving

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is partnering with pizzerias in Centre, Clinton, Elk and McKean counties to urge designated driving ahead of Sunday’s matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The partnership coincides with a national impaired driving enforcement campaign running today through Sunday, February 7. The following locations will […]

USDA Forest Service 2021 ATV/OHM Permits Now Available

The Allegheny National Forest all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle (ATV/OHM) permits are now available. Permits are valid through the end of the calendar year. The 2021 ATV/OHM permit cost, mail-in forms, vendors and directions for electronic submissions can be found on the Forest website. Forest Service staff will continue to monitor ATV/OHM trail conditions. “We […]

USDA Forest Service Reopens Brush Hollow Trail System

The Allegheny National Forest reopened the Brush Hollow Trail System on the Marienville Ranger District today following the completion of timber salvage operations. The closure was prompted by the wind event of 2017 which felled acres of large trees. Implemented timber salvage operations enabled the Forest Service to recover the commercial value of those trees […]