Forbes State Forest - North Cross Country Skiing

The 29th most popular XC Ski in Pennsylvania.

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Near Laughlintown, the Forbes State Forest has miles of cross country ski trails along the Laurel Highlands. The northern section is north of US70/76 with a good trailhead at Laurel Summit. The southern section is south of US70/7 with a good trailhead on SR31 2 miles west of Kooser State Park.

Overall, Forbes State Forest - North is the 29th most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Forbes State Forest - North including Laurel Ridge State Park, Hidden Valley Four Seasons Resort, Ohiopyle State Park, Laurel Highlands Ski Touring Area, Roaring Run Natural Area and Mountain Streams Trail SystemNorth Woods Ski Touring Area.

Forbes State Forest - North Cross Country Skiing Map



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

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan - Feb

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  40.1159, -79.1752

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  8/19/2016

ID:  13712

Forbes State Forest - North Cross Country Skiing Map