Recreational Activities Abound
Hundreds of Campsites
The Allegheny National Forest offers over 15 campgrounds with more than 1,000 sites, and rustic cabins with amenities ranging from full service with electricity and showers to primitive.
The Allegheny Reservoir located in the northern portion of the forest provides unlimited opportunities to boat, fish, and canoe. Kiasutha and Kinzua Beach provide reservoir access for swimming.
Hiking and biking are popular, with over 600 miles of trails.
The Kinzua Bridge State Park is 316 acres with hiking trails, organized group camping, and features the Kinzua Viaduct, a National Civil Engineering Landmark-a must see!
State Game Lands offer an opportunity to view wildlife including black bear, elk, whitetail deer, and bald eagles.
Camping and cabin selections range from the primitive to the plush, with a wide choice of features available. Camping/Cabin options include: Bettum’s Idlewood Family Campground, Forest Lodge and Campground, High Pines RV Park, Kinzua East KOA Kampground, and Willow Bay Cabins and Campsites.
Willow Bay located at the northern edge of the Allegheny Reservoir offers scenic water vistas, rustic cabins, and boat rentals. Five campgrounds on the Allegheny National Forest are accessible only by boat or hiking trail, services are primitive and no reservations are needed. They include: Handsome Lake, Hooks Brook, Hopewell, Morrison Run and Pine Grove.
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