Backpacking — Quebec Run Wild Area (PA)

Quebec Run Stream

Description

This area is the closest backpacking to town. There are 7441 forested acres that include mountain streams. The scenery is similar to Coopers Rock and includes 14.7 miles of trails and 6.9 miles of forest roads. A number of good loops are available from 4 of the trailheads. Trail Map (1.3 MB pdf)

Directions from Morgantown

I 68 to Bruceton Mills. North on 26 for about 2 miles to (L)Clifton Mills rd (381). Go 4.8 miles and go west (L) on Wirsing Rd (T311). This takes you around the southern part of the area and to the southern parking area/trailhead. You can also continue on 381 to Elliotsville and then go west (L) on Quebec Rd. to the three trailheads on the Northern side of the area.

Travel Time: 45 min

Activities:

Backpacking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing

Address:

Forest Dist. Headquarters , Bureau of Forestry, Forbes Forest Dist. 4, P.O. Box 519, Laughlintown,  PA 15655

Phone/Email:

724-238-1200  FD04@state.pa.us

Web resources:

www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/stateforests/forbes/index.htm

ORC Resources:

Brochure, The Laurel Highlands- A Hiking Guide, 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania

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