Moshannon State Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 35th most popular XC Ski in Pennsylvania.

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South of St. Marys, the Moshannon State Forest has an extensive network of scenic nordic ski trails.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead near the Forest HQ from the intersection of US 322 and US 220 in State College, go north on US 220 for 12.5 miles. Go west on I-80 for 27 miles. Go north on SR 1011 for 13 miles to Karthaus. Continue north on 1011 for 10 more miles. Veer left on SR 2004 (Quehanna Hwy) and go 7 miles to the Forest Headquarters.

Overall, Moshannon State Forest is the 35th most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania.

Moshannon State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  MSF (814) 765-0821; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA.

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

Best Season:  Jan - Feb

Base Camp:  Hilltop Lodge (609) 653-6891

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.2608, -78.3042

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  20109

Moshannon State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map