Allegheny National Forest


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Allegheny National Forest

Address:222 Liberty St
PO Box 847
Warren, PA 16365

Phone:814-723-5150
Fax:814-726-1465
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/allegheny
Size: 513,325 acres.
Location:Northwestern Pennsylvania. Accessible by US 6, 62, and 219. Nearby cities/towns include Bradford, Kane, Ridgway, Sheffield, Tionesta, and Warren.
Facilities:20 campgrounds, 11 picnic sites, 4 beaches, 6 boat launches, trails.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, ORV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:700+ miles of streams and rivers including the Allegheny River, a designated Wild and Scenic river; Allegheny Islands Wilderness, 7 small river islands; Allegheny National Recreation Area; a 95-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
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Sam's book examines the continuing struggle over the Allegheny National Forest among environmentalists, industry, and the locals who have lived and worked there for generations.
Charged with trespass and disorderly conduct for blocking trucks from delivering logs from the Allegheny National Forest to a chip mill, two forest activists, Shannon Hughes and Josh Raisler Cohn, agreed to a deal sentencing them to 50 hours of community service.
In the Allegheny National Forest, sawtimber trees must contain one grade 3 sawlog; otherwise, it is considered cull.
The Indiana bat, an endangered species, was found in the Allegheny National Forest, which contains one-third of the world's supply of black cherry.
The trail's Web page introduces you to the scenery you can find along the way, such as the Finger Lakes region of New York, the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan, and North Dakota's Sheyenne National Grasslands.
Examples of his current work include representing a manufacturer in a nationally-significant Superfund sediment contamination case scheduled for trial in early 2010 and an oil and gas developer in litigation over mineral rights in about 187,000 acres of the Allegheny National Forest.
The Kinzua Viaduct at the Kinzua Bridge State Park has been one of the premier tourist attractions within McKean County since it was first constructed," explained Linda Devlin, executive director of the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau.
There is an extremely rare pocket of a native old-growth forest in Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest, where 500-year-old, 40-inch-diameter eastern hemlocks tower 125 feet above the forest floor.
The planning process for the 2000 event began at the 1999 Gathering, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest.
According to Jacobson, the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania - because it has "some of the best cherry in the world" - is the "only one in the East that makes any money.
Bordered by Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest, Glendorn also offers 787 (+/-) acres of commercial lumber potential with prized timbers such as black cherry, ash, hard and soft maple.
All Professional Services Shall Be Performed Within The General Area Of The Allegheny National Forest.

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