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.

2016 District Management Acitivity Plan
The district management activity plan is ready and available for public questions and/or feedback. View it here.

Bridge Work to be done on Engle Road crossing White Deer Creek
The bridge work is slated to begin on March 14 and should conclude by the end of April. The road will be closed at the bridge with limited access during the work week. Engle Road will be open to the bridge structure on weekends but will not have a throughway across the bridge so please plan travel routes accordingly.

Poe Paddy Tunnel reopened.

The Poe Paddy Tunnel located on Cherry Run railroad bed and part of the Mid-State Trail has been reopended.


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.