Sproul State Forest

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Sproul Maps

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

Sproul State Forest is located in north-central Pennsylvania, primarily in western Clinton and northern Centre counties. The largest in the state forest system, Sproul covers 305,450 acres, or slightly more than 476 square miles. It features steep and rugged hillsides cut by the West Branch of the Susquehanna and its tributaries. This is one of eight state forests located in the PA Wilds region.

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

Whiskey Springs ATV Trail set to Open May 27, 2016.
A large-scale, abandoned mine reclamation project in Sproul State Forest necessitated closing the entire Whiskey Springs ATV Trail as of September 8, 2013. The Huling Branch reclamation project, covering 100 acres, will reduce acid mine drainage and eliminate public health and safety concerns related to dangerous high-walls. Heavy truck and equipment traffic and construction site safety and security require complete closure of the area.
The nearby Bloody Skillet ATV Trail and the Denton Hill ATV Trail System offer alternative ATV facilities. Maps, directions and other details can be found at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/recreation/atv/index.htm and on this this Huling Branch Reclamation Project - Whiskey Springs ATV Trail factsheet.
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.