Hiking The Buzzard Swamp Loop

The 17th most popular hiking trail in Pennsylvania.

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Southwest of Marienville, the Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Area has a 9.6 mile system of interconnecting hiking trails for hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing around 15 man-made ponds. This is a very scenic area gentle rolling through forest and meadows.

Two trailheads provide access to the area. The southern trailhead is located on Forest Road 157, 1 mile south of Marienville on Loleta Road. The northern trailhead is located on Forest Road 376, 2.5 miles east of Marienville on Lamonaville Road.

Overall, Buzzard Swamp Loop is the 17th most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Pennsylvania. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Buzzard Swamp Loop including Clarion/Little Toby Creek Trail and Cook Forest State Park.

Buzzard Swamp Loop Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  ANF (814) 723-5150; Marienville Ranger District (814) 927-6628; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA; Forest County Tourism (800) 222-1706.

Recommended Book:  "Pennsylvania Hiking Trails" from Ben Cramer

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Loleta Campground

Luxury Loding:  Clarion River Lodge (800) 648-6743

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Bucktail, Marienville

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/allegheny/

GPS:  41.4495, -79.0802

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  13662

Buzzard Swamp Loop Hiking Map

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