Near Laughlintown in the Laurel Highlands, the Forbes State Forest has miles of snowmobile trails along the Laurel Highlands. The northern section is north of US70/76 with a good snowmobiling trailhead at Laurel Summit. The southern section is south of US70/7 with a good snowmobiling trailhead on SR31 2 miles west of Kooser State Park.
Note: on the trail map, the solid line indicates routes shared by snowmobiles and motor vehicles. The dotted line indicates routes for snowmobiles only.
While snowmobiling Forbes State Forest, all snowmobiles must have a valid registration with the Pennsylvania Department Of Conservation And Natural Resources. The registration can be obtained from the PA DOC directly or through one of 1,000 dealers in the state. For more details on snowmobile registration for snowmobiling at the Forbes State Forest, you can call the PA DOC at (866) 545-2476.
Overall, Forbes State Forest - North is the 11th most popular snowmobile trail of all 24 snowmobiling rides in Pennsylvania.