Roaring Run Natural Area Cross Country Skiing

The 18th most popular XC Ski in Pennsylvania.

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Southeast of Pittsburgh and Donegal in the Forbes State Forest, the Roaring Run Natural Area has 10+ miles of cross country ski trails in ungroomed backcountry. There is a trailhead located on US31 east of Jones Mills.

Overall, Roaring Run Natural Area is the 18th most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Roaring Run Natural Area including Laurel Ridge State Park, Hidden Valley Four Seasons Resort, Ohiopyle State Park, Laurel Highlands Ski Touring Area, Bear Run Nature Reserve and Mountain Streams Trail SystemNorth Woods Ski Touring Area.

Roaring Run Natural Area Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  FSF (412) 238-9533; 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:  40.0666, -79.267

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  13743

Roaring Run Natural Area Cross Country Skiing Map