Clear Creek State Forest
Clear Creek State Forest comprises 16,126 acres in Jefferson, Venango and forest counties. Many of its acres hug the Clarion and Allegheny rivers. Other tracts rest on the Allegheny Plateau and grow a diverse collections of trees, including red and white oak, red maple, birch, beech and tulip poplar. Clear Creek is one of eight state forests located in the PA Wilds region.
Corbett Road will be closed from July 21 to 19 August for installation of a box culvert near its intersection with Rt 949. The culvert and bridge on Corbett Road will be replaced - this work will take approximately 3 months. Upon completion of the box culvert, Corbett Road will open for public access to Little Clear Creek Road. The bridge replacement over Clear Creek will continue with a completion date of October 31, 2014. Construction delays could extend the road closure into November.
Camp owners will have full access to camps on Corbett Road near the bridge as will the NFG well-tenders servicing gas wells.
The Beartown Rocks Vista remains open throughout construction, Visitor access will be by way of Spring Creek Road.
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.