Allegheny National Forest

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Services: Dog Walking
Description

If you have an adventure seeking pooch, plan a trip to Allegheny National Forest. Spanning across a whopping 500,000 acres, this massive parcel of land is Pennsylvania’s only National Forest. You and your pup could spend days exploring this place and still not see the entire thing.

By the numbers, Allegheny National Forest is woofing impressive. It stretches across four counties, contains over 700 miles of rivers and streams, 201 miles of trails, and 20 campgrounds. With its endless opportunities for outdoor recreation it’s a pretty pupular place. People come from all over to hunt, boat, swim, bike, fish, and snowmobile. While this all sounds fun, your pup is pawbably most interested in the pawsome trails.

Allegheny National Forest has hikes of various lengths and levels, so pups of all athletic abilities are sure to find a trail that suits their needs. If your doggo can go the distance, check out the Morrison Trail. At just under 11 miles, it meanders through hardwood trees, puptacular rock formations, and thick mountain laurel. It’s also a great backpacking trail. Kinzua Valley Trail, Indian Pipe Trail, and Bullis Hollow Trail are all around seven miles.

Does your pooch want something a bit shorter? The three mile Crook Farm Trail is a furrific loop where hikers have the pawssibility of spotting a bald eagle. If your pal is a tree hugger, check out the White Pine Trail. This three mile loop wanders through majestic old growth white pines. If you’re in a hurry, the one mile Shawmut Trail is a great option. Goosechaser Trail and Rimrock Overlook and Trail are also less than two miles.

When out and about in the forest, always have enough water and clean-up bags, and be sure to keep your pupster on a leash. Above all else, enjoy spending time with your furry BFF in such a beautiful setting!

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Sheffield, PA 16347
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Address
Highway 6 and Highway 666
Sheffield, PA 16347
Hours
Mon Open 24 Hours
Tue Open 24 Hours
Wed Open 24 Hours
Thu Open 24 Hours
Fri Open 24 Hours
Sat Open 24 Hours
Sun Open 24 Hours