March 13, 2020

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.

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

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.

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

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! 

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

There are old bridges in the area.

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

And renovated bridges to cross too!

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

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!  

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania 
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!
 
Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania 
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!
 

Quebec Run Wild Area, Forbes State Forest, Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania

Get Out And Explore Laurel Highlands Today!

   




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