Forbes State Forest - South Cross Country Skiing

The 31st 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 - South is the 31st 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 - South including Ohiopyle State Park, Laurel Ridge State Park, Hidden Valley Four Seasons Resort, Forbes State Forest - North, Bear Run Nature Reserve, Linn Run Trail System, Roaring Run Natural Area, .

Forbes State Forest - South 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:  40.067, -79.2672

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  13714

Forbes State Forest - South Cross Country Skiing Map