Quebec Run Wild Area is an exceptional spot to recreate in southwestern Pennsylvania. Mountain bikers, hikers, backpackers, and trail runners will all love this destination.
As the sign above indicates, permits are required for overnight camping in this wild area. Please Call Forbes State Forest to check on current conditions and regulations before you explore this Wild Area.
New signs and blazes were recently installed (2019) by DCNR forestry workers during scheduled trail maintenance activities in this area. This area is now easier to explore than ever before!
There are old bridges in the area.
And renovated bridges to cross too!
Even with updated trail signs, freshly painted trail blazes, and renovated bridges, an adventurer will still experience remote trails and will definitely get wet feet, tires, and hooves in this wild area!
With so many trails and off-trail secrets to explore (like the grist mill remains along Mill Trail, the rock outcrops near Tebolt Trail, and tantalizing tales of buried gold from the Civil War near Hess Trail), Quebec Run Wild Area really offers a place for all kinds of non-motorized trail users!
Although there are plenty of primitive campsites in Quebec Run Wild Area, please remember to practice Leave No Trace ethics during your visit. And don't forget to bring a map and compass to help you explore all this area has to offer!
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