Allegheny National Forest






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As one of Pennsylvania's four NCTA chapters, the Allegheny National Forest Chapter is responsible for building, maintaining, and promoting our section of the North Country Trail National Scenic Trail.  We promote outdoor activities and lifestyles in and around the Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania. Our section is about 100 miles long.

The North Country Trail in Pennsylvania runs from the New York State border at the southern end of the Allegany State Park near Salamanca, New York, and south through the Allegheny National Forest. It continues through Cook Forest and southwest through Clarion County, toward Moraine State Park in Butler County, and eventually enters Ohio west of Wampum, PA.

The North Country National Scenic Trail stretches from the New York-Vermont border at Crown Point to Lake Sakakawea in western North Dakota. Built and maintained primarily by volunteers of the North Country Trail Association, its planned route of 4,625 miles will make it the longest of the country’s eleven National Scenic Trails.


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