Rothrock State Forest


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Rothrock Maps

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

 

Rothrock State Forest is named for Dr. Joseph Trimble Rothrock, a native of Mifflin County and the Commonwealth’s first forestry commissioner. He is recognized as the “Father of Forestry” in Pennsylvania. Rothrock State Forest comprises 96,975 acres that spread across the rugged ridges of Huntingdon, Centre and Mifflin counties.


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

Laurel Run Road Resurfacing 
Beginning Monday, July 25, 2016 a resurfacing project will begin on the Laurel Run Road between the Beidler Road and Pine Swamp Road intersection in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County. During this project expect heavy volumes of truck traffic and temporary road closures. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Spruce Mountain Road Closure Notification 
Beginning Monday, August 15, 2016 a culvert replacement project will begin on the northern end of Spruce Mountain Road in Brown Township, Mifflin County. During this project expect heavy volumes of truck traffic and the road will be closed for at least two months to thru traffic. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Greenlee Road Closure Notification 
Beginning Monday, July 25, 2016 a culvert replacement project will begin on Greenlee Road in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County. During this project the road will be closed for at least two weeks to thru traffic. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Thickhead Mountain Road Reopened 
The bridge replacement project on the Thickhead Mountain Road in Potter Township, Centre County is complete and the road is again open to traffic. We appreciate everyone's cooperation during this project. 

Stone Creek Road Resurfacing Notification 
Beginning Monday, July 11, 2016 a reclamation and resurfacing project will begin on the eastern end of Stone Creek Road between the Crowfield Road intersection and Rt 322 in Brown Township, Mifflin County. During this project expect heavy volumes of truck traffic and temporary road closures. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Coopers Gap Road Resurfacing Notification
Beginning Wednesday, July 13, 2016 a resurfacing project will begin on the Coopers Gap Road between the Flat Rock Road and Kettle Road intersections in Brown Township, Mifflin County. During this project expect heavy volumes of truck traffic and temporary road closures. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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.