Bald Eagle State Forest


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Bald Eagle Maps

Detailed maps can help you plan your trip. Download the public use map and other trail and recreational activity maps.

 

Bald Eagle State Forest, named for the famous Native American, Chief Bald Eagle, includes 193,424 acres in Snyder, Union, Centre, Mifflin, and Clinton counties. It spans across the high, sharp ridges of central Pennsylvania and features miles pristine mountain streams and numerous tracts of old growth forest.


Events
The Seven Mountain Conservation Corp. motorcycle ride for Adventure Series bikes will take place the weekend June 28. The event lunch will be at Hairy Johns State Forest Picnic Area. Heavy traffic is expected in the area during this event.
 
Road Advisories
A section of Swift Run Road will be resurfaced starting at intersection of High Top Drivable Trail and going east 1 mile on Swift Run Road. Work is scheduled to begin June 11 and last 1-2 days.
A section of McCall Dam Road will be resurfaced from the overlook north of R.B. Winter State Park and going north 2.5 mile on McCall Dam Road. The project is scheduled for the third week in June and expected to last 3-4 days. Access to R.B. Winter will be impacted.
A section of Treaster Valley Road will be resurfaced starting at the end of Township Road 471 and going east 1.5 miles on Treaster Valley Road.  Work is scheduled to begin the third week of June and expected to last 2-3 days.
The Bear Run Road Bridge over Laurel Run at Kilmer Camp will be replaced after July 4, 2014. The bridge will be impassable for 2 weeks.
 
Poe Paddy Tunnel Closed
Poe Paddy Tunnel which is part of the Cherry Run Railroad bed and the Mid-State Trail is closed until further notice due to structural issues.
 
Don't Move Firewood
To help protect the forest from invasive insects that can kill trees and devastate the ecosystem, please do not transport firewood over long distances. Firewood can harbor insects such as emerald ash borer. Cut or purchase your firewood where you intend to burn it.