Hiking The Forbes State Forest Trails

The 12th most popular hiking trail in Pennsylvania.

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Southeast of Pittsburgh near Somerset, the Forbes State Forest has a great 92 mile network of hiking trails. A prime section is located near the Hidden Valley ski resort barn. From the PA Turnpike -> Exit 9 (Donegal) -> SR31 east six miles -> park near barn just past resort

Overall, Forbes State Forest Trails is the 12th most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Pennsylvania. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Forbes State Forest Trails including Ohiopyle State Park Trails, Bear Run Nature Reserve, Quebec Run Wild Area, Linn Run Trail System, Mountain Streams Trail System and Roaring Run Natural Area.

Forbes State Forest Trails Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  FSF (724) 238-1200; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA.

Recommended Book:  "Pennsylvania Hiking Trails" from Ben Cramer

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dcnr.pa.gov/

GPS:  40.0676, -79.2663

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  6984

Forbes State Forest Trails Hiking Map


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