Loyalsock State Forest

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Loyalsock Maps

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


Loyalsock State Forest is named for the Loyalsock Creek, a scenic freestone stream that winds through the heart of its 114,552 acres. The forest spans across the northern tier's "Endless Mountains" and features flaming fall foliage and cascading waterfalls.

Road Closures
Visitors should contact the Resource Management Center for updates before traveling at 570-946-4049 or email at fd20@pa.gov

Pleasant Stream Road, from Masten Road downstream to the state forest boundary is the only State Forest road that remains closed after the severe damage caused by flooding by during Tropical Storm Lee.  It is anticipated that Pleasant Stream Road will be repaired by October 2014.  Hoagland Branch Road, a township road that accesses state forest land, remains unrepaired and is closed to public travel for an indefinite period.

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.