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Allegheny National Forest

Smokey Ln, Off State Route 66, PA
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Just a drive through a small part of forest

My family stayed in Oil City and drove about a half hour into Forest. The road was good and had... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Tisha B
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Pontiac, Michigan, United States
FARNSWORTH CABIN - Allegheny National Forest

This was our first visit to Allegheny National Forest. Terrible experience I must say. The website... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Tima S
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Located in northwestern Pennsylvania, this forest has over 500,000-acres, is easily accessable and offers plenty of recreational activities.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“paved road” (3 reviews)
“rim rock” (6 reviews)
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Smokey Ln, Off State Route 66, PA
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

My family stayed in Oil City and drove about a half hour into Forest. The road was good and had views of the river. Some construction was going on but nothing bad. We only made one viewing stop (the sign is right up on the...More

2  Thank Tisha B
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was our first visit to Allegheny National Forest. Terrible experience I must say. The website doesn't have the exact address for the site. No signs along the way and off course no GPS signals. We drove about 7 hours to find this place where...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on our way up to Niagara Falls. Stayed in a beautiful new camping cottage in red bridge campground, your own bathroom and shower! Double bed on bottom and loft slept our three kids, 2 chairs recline into flat twin beds...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Allegheny are is gorgeous, as is Willow Bay. PLEASE NOTE: you can not park on your campsite! You have to park in the parking lot and take all your belongings to your site by hand!!! We did not know this. I love the Allegheny...More

1  Thank kpeters2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I will start by saying that this is a beautiful area, that driving along the roads gives a great view into dark and green forests. That said, I found it to be a letdown. We have visited a few times over the past few years...More

6  Thank Jonathan K
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The views are amazing! Just be very careful driving through the mountains. Some roads are narrow with very sharp curves. Truck speed limit is 25mph. Pretty much drove with foot on brake. Very steep. Some parts are scary. Well worth it though.

1  Thank Travelinklan
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was our first visit to the Allegheny National Forest. Some areas are lovely, but it just wasn't what I thought it would be. Maybe it is because I have spent too much time in the beauty of Skyline Drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains...More

1  Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

The forest is beautiful, tranquil, magnificent, peaceful and deserted on the Thanksgiving Day weekend but BEWARE metal leg traps are allowed and can be found in campgrounds and trails. This was our first visit to the Allegheny National Forest. At Willow Bay campground in the...More

16  Thank Sherry M
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is truly a great place to visit. Do some research before you visit as some of the locations can be confusing. Park welcome center is full of information and there is a lot to do and see. Beautiful spot and well worth any time...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I'm sure glad I found this place . I did some hiking down below the rock face and saw some huge boulders and lots of emerald moss . I could have explored all day , if I had time . The view is incredible from...More

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chatty077
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Response from Charlene C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the site management teams on the ANF website for the information on the distance to some of the walk in site. It's been some years since I've camped there but travel in the area somewhat frequently. As for the... More
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