Tioga State Forest
Tioga State Forest derives its name from the Seneca phrase "meeting of two rivers." It covers 161,890 acres in Bradford and Tioga counties. The forest hosts the Pine Creek Gorge, also known as the "Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania." Tioga features awe-inspiring views and miles of clean, cool streams, like Cedar Run and Babbs Creek and is one of eight state forests located in the PA Wilds region.
Tioga State Forest Bridge Projects
The Tioga State Forest will undertake three bridge projects on State Forest lands in 2016.
The bridge on Painter-Leetonia Road over Four Mile Run will be replaced Work is expected to start April 1, 2016 and will take several months to complete. Detour routes will be in place.
The bridge in Leetonia (Leetonia Rd) over Cedar Run will be re-decked. Work is expected to start in the spring of 2016 and last approximately one month. Detour routes will be in place.
The bridge on Colton Rd over Pine Creek will have work done on the bridge abutments. This work will start in the late summer of 2016 and last several months. Traffic will be limited to one lane at times.
Questions regarding the bridge projects can be addressed to the Tioga State Forest District Office at (570) 724-2868.
Kniffen Ridge Haul Road has been closed for road improvement work. Although previously listed as open for hunting this work necessitates closing the road for the rest of the year. Any questions regarding road closings can be addressed at the Tioga State Forest District Office at (570) 724-2868.
Pine Creek Rail Trail Closing - Marsh Creek Access To Tiadaghton Campground
Other Trail Closings
Old Supply Trail and Quarry Trail are closed due to a combination of road conditions and active timber sales.
2016 District Management Activity Plan
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.