This area is the closest backpacking to Morgantown. 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)
This wild area is located in Pennsylvania slightly North of the West Virginia Border in Fayette County.
(See Google Maps for specific directions)
Forest Dist. Headquarters , Bureau of Forestry, Forbes Forest Dist. 4, P.O. Box 519, Laughlintown, PA 15655
Brochure, The Laurel Highlands- A Hiking Guide, 50 Hikes in Western Pennsylvania