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Allegheny National Forest 2019 hunting road list

The USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest (ANF) will open designated forest roads for hunter access between September 25, 2019 and February 15, 2020. Traditionally, gated roads are opened each fall to allow preseason scouting and hunting during regular seasons.

The list has been posted on the ANF website at www.fs.usda.gov/allegheny, under the Quick Links section on the top right side of the page. Hunters may pick up a copy at any of the ANF’s offices.

Also, note that only the main roads and listed spur roads are open. Side roads are closed to vehicle traffic. Roads may be closed at any time due to weather, unsafe conditions, or to protect resources.

The ANF’s Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) contains current road policy. MVUM maps are available at any of the offices or on the web under the Maps and Permits section on the lower right side of the page, www.fs.usda.gov/allegheny.

Non-motorized use, including hiking, biking, and horseback riding, is always permitted on closed roads. Off-highway vehicle (ATVs, motorcycles) use is not permitted off the designated ATV/OHM trail system at any time.

Hunter access road statuses can change at any time, if you have questions, contact the Ranger District offices at:

— Bradford Ranger District, (814) 363-6000;

— Marienville Ranger District, (814) 927-5700.

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