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Recommended Routes in Forbes State Forest - 2

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Favorite Cortinarius iodes which looks better than it tastes.
Difficult

Tour of Roaring Run

14.9 mi 23.9 km 2,080' Up 634.06 m Up 2,079' Down 633.74 m Down

Bear Rocks, PA
Favorite You might see creatures like this along the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

North Woods / LHHT Loop

9.3 mi 15.0 km 1,527' Up 465.37 m Up 1,525' Down 464.79 m Down

Ligonier, PA

Forbes State Forest Hiking

  • 237 Miles 382 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 21 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 14 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Forbes State Forest - 53

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69.1 mi 111.2 km #1Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
Difficult
Ohiopyle, PA
Difficult
Ohiopyle, PA 29 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #2Roaring Run Trail
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #3Grove Run Trail
Very Difficult
Ligonier, PA
Very Difficult
Ligonier, PA
4.6 mi 7.4 km #4North Loop Trail
Difficult
Bear Rocks, PA
Difficult
Bear Rocks, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #5Fish Run Trail
Difficult
Waterford, PA
Difficult
Waterford, PA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Martz Trail
Easy
Somerset, PA
Easy
Somerset, PA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #7Painter Rock Trail
Difficult
Bear Rocks, PA
Difficult
Bear Rocks, PA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Boulder Line Trail
Difficult
Somerset, PA
Difficult
Somerset, PA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Hillside Trail
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
Intermediate
Somerset, PA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #10Locust Trail
Intermediate
Waterford, PA
Intermediate
Waterford, PA

Photos of Forbes State Forest - 13

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Roaring Run acts as a beautiful trailside companion as you explore the forest.
May 11, 2017 near Bear Rocks, PA
You might see creatures like this along the trail.
May 13, 2017 near Ligonier, PA
Taking a break before crossing over the PA turnpike.
Dec 18, 2015 near Ligonier, PA
One of the 26 stream crossings and nice stand of Crimson beebalm.
Aug 9, 2018 near Bear Rocks, PA
Trailhead on Painter Rock Road
Apr 5, 2020 near Bear Rocks, PA
A little grove of coniferous trees.
Nov 18, 2018 near Waterford, PA
Follow the Wolf Rocks Trail
Oct 16, 2017 near Waterford, PA
Two directions of Wolf Rocks
Oct 16, 2017 near Waterford, PA