The Allegheny National Forest in northwestern Pennsylvania covers 500,000 acres and is nationally known for its many established hiking trails. This guide covers 50 dayhikes and 5 backpacking trails in and around the region, with information on what to pack, time to allow, trailhead locations, and major vistas and points of interest along the way. Maps of each trail are included.
Jeff Mitchell is the author of Backpacking Pennsylvania, Paddling Pennsylvania, Hiking the Endless Mountains, and Hiking the Allegheny National Forest. He is a board member for the Keystone Trails Association and a member of the Alpine Club of Williamsport. He lives near Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, where he works as the District Attorney of Wyoming County.