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					                                         Willow Creek ATV Trail                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Rocky Gap ATV Trail
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               RIDING THE TRAIL – This trail is open to Class I ATVs,
                     REGULATIONS                                                     WILLOW CREEK                                                                                                             SAFETY MESSAGES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ROCKY GAP                                                         motorcycles, snowmobiles, horses, and mountain bikes. All
                                                                               ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE (ATV) TRAIL                                                                                                                                                                                 ALL–TERRAIN VEHICLE (ATV) TRAIL                                                 ATV trails are marked with yellow diamonds. Consult the
Travel is permitted on designated, blazed routes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               trailhead bulletin boards for more information and additional
only. The trail is clearly marked with yellow diamonds                 CUSTOMER SERVICE – The Bradford (SR 346) area offers                                                                       • Become familiar with Forest Service                                                   CUSTOMER SERVICE – The Warren area offers food, lodging,
on trees. Off-trail travel may damage the forest resource              food, lodging, gasoline, and medical facilities. Also, the Bradford                                                                                                                                                gas and medical facilities. We would like to hear about your                         trails that may be open or closed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    regulations and State ATV Laws.
or pose a safety hazard to other forest users. Please                  Ranger Station, located at the junction of SR 59 & SR 321 has                                                                                                                                                      trail experience.                                                                    The trail is divided into two loops by Pleasant Drive (State Road
respect the rights of others. ATV riding on unmarked                   additional books and materials to help you enjoy the Forest.                                                               • Wear a helmet and eye protection at all                                                                                                                                    3005/337). The trail is suitable for both motorcycle and ATV
routes is a violation of Forest regulation 36 CFR 261.54a                                                                                                                                           times when operating an ATV.                                                          EMERGENCY– Call 911. The nearest hospital and pay telephone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               use. However, due to steep side slopes, the ATV user may
and subject to citation.                                               EMERGENCY – Call 911. The nearest hospital is 13 miles                                                                                                                                                             are located six miles north of the trailhead, in Warren, PA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carry passengers only if your ATV is                                                                                                                                       experience difficulty in some sections. Please exercise extra
                                                                       east of the trailhead, in Bradford, PA. The nearest pay telephone
Mountain bikes and horses are permitted to use the trails                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 If you note unsafe conditions on the trail, please report them                       caution in these areas. The southern loop is 10.8 miles and is
                                                                       is four miles northwest on SR 346.                                                                                           designed for them.
all year-round. ATV and motorcycle use during closed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to the Bradford Ranger Station. Things to report could include                       rated MORE DIFFICULT. The northern loop is 11.1 miles and
seasons is not permitted.                                              If you note unsafe conditions on the trail, please report them                                                             • Speeds of over 25 mph are prohibited.                                                 damage to the trail surface, trees across the trail, damaged or                      is rated MOST DIFFICULT. Both trails are ONE-WAY travel
                                                                       to the Bradford Ranger Station. Things to report could include                                                                                                                                                     missing trail signs and blazes, dangerous stream crossings,                          only except where otherwise posted.
All ATVs must be registered in accordance with State of                damage to the trail surface, trees across the trail, damaged or                                                            • Drive within your level of skill and ability.                                         damaged bridges, boggy areas, washouts, and other similar
Pennsylvania law or in a reciprocating state with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CAMPING is permitted along the trail as long as your equipment
                                                                       missing signs and blazes, damaged bridges, washouts, and                                                                   • Be aware of other users of various ages                                               items. We appreciate your help.                                                      does not block the trail. Camping is not permitted at the Rocky
recreational vehicle registration. Registration is available
                                                                       other similar conditions. We appreciate your help.                                                                           and skill levels on the trail.                                                                                                                                             Gap Trailhead.
at local ATV dealers or all Pennsylvania Department of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The trail is open from the Friday before Memorial Day
Environmental Resources Snowmobile/ATV units. The                      The trail is open from the Friday before Memorial Day                                                                      • Riders in two-way travel areas should be                                              through the last Sunday in September; and December 20
fees are used to help maintain the ATV trail system.                   through the last Sunday in September.                                                                                                                                                                              to April 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    alert for oncoming traffic.                                                                                                                                                                                   INFORMATION
It is illegal to drive an OHV while under the influence of             Call ahead. Trails may be closed during adverse conditions.                                                                                                                                                        Call ahead. Trails may be closed during adverse conditions.
alcohol or drugs.                                                                                                                                                                                 • Be alert for STOP, BRIDGE AHEAD,                                                                                                                                                  For more information about this and other area
                                                                       Willow Creek ATV Trail is a 10.0 mile loop trail traversing scenic,                                                          LOGGING AREA, and other signs on                                                      The Rocky Gap ATV Trail is a 21.9 mile loop trail traversing                                events, contact:
Mufflers are required on all ATVs and motorcycles.                     forested hills on the Bradford District of the Allegheny National                                                                                                                                                  the forested hills of the Allegheny National Forest. It was
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the trail.                                                                                                                                                                        Forest Supervisor’s Office
Lights must be used between sunset and sunrise.                        Forest. It is for the enjoyment of ATV and motorcycle riders                                                                                                                                                       designed for the enjoyment of ATV and motorcycle riders of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Adults should accompany and supervise                                                                                                                                             222 Liberty Street • P.O. Box 847 • Warren, PA 16365
                                                                       of intermediate skill level.                                                                                                                                                                                       intermediate and expert skill level.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    drivers under the age of 16.                                                                                                                                                      814-723-5150 • 814-726-2710 TTY
                                                                       FINDING THE TRAIL – Main trailhead parking is located along                                                                                                                                                        FINDING THE TRAIL – The trailhead parking lot is located                                    www.fs.fed.us/r9/allegheny
                  NOXIOUS WEEDS                                        Forest Road (FR) 137, approximately two miles south of State                                                                                                                                                       along Pleasant Drive (State Road 3005/337), at the intersection                             Bradford Ranger District
Noxious weeds generally possess one or more of the                     Route 346 and 11 miles west of Bradford. This trail can be                                                                                                                                                         of Forest Road (FR) 155 (6 miles south of Warren, PA). You                                  29 US Forest Service Drive • Bradford, PA 16701
following characteristics: aggressive and difficult to manage,         found on the Stickney quadrangle map.                                                                                                                                                                              can also access the trail anywhere it crosses a public road.
poisonous, toxic, parasitic, a carrier or host of serious
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TREAD LIGHTLY!                                                           This trail can be found on the Warren quadrangle map.XXX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      814-362-4613 • 814-368-8116 TTY
                                                                       RIDING THE TRAIL – This trail is open to Class I ATVs,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.fs.fed.us/r9/allegheny
insects or disease and being native or new to or not                   motorcycles, horses, and mountain bikes. All ATV trails are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau
common to the United States or parts thereof. (FSM 2080)               marked with yellow diamonds. Consult the trailhead bulletin                                                                                                                                              CAMPING                                                                                               P.O. Box 37 • Bradford, PA 16701
ANF Trail users can help prevent the spread of noxious                 boards for more information and additional trails that may be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  814-368-9370
weeds by:                                                              open or closed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.allegheny-vacation.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marienville ATV TraiI: Loleta and Beaver Meadows
• Washing equipment before arriving at the trail and after             This 10.0 mile system is rated MORE DIFFICULT and is suited                                                              There are numerous private and public campgrounds                                           Recreation Areas.                                                                         Northern Alleghenies Vacation Region
   trail use.                                                          to ATVs and motorcycles. The trail is ONE-WAY travel except                                                              near the ATV Trails. They offer restrooms, drinking                                       • Rocky Gap ATV Trail: Hearts Content and Buckaloons                                        315 2nd Avenue • P.O. Box 804 • Warren, PA 16365
• Staying on designated trails.                                        where otherwise posted.                                                                                                  water, and some provide warm showers and utility                                            Recreation Areas                                                                          814-726-1222 • 800-624-7802
                                                                       CAMPING is permitted along the trail as long as your equipment                                                           hookups. The following National Forest Campgrounds                                        • Timberline ATV Trail: Twin Lakes Recreation Area                                          www.northernalleghenies.com
• Learning how to identify noxious weeds such as purple
   Loosestrife, Multiflora Rose, and Giant Hogweed.                    does not block the trail. There is limited space for camping at                                                          are located within a half-hour’s drive of these trails:                                   • Willow Creek ATV Trail: Tracy Ridge and Willow Bay                                                           ENJOY THE TRAIL!
                                                                       the Willow Creek trailhead.                                                                                                                                                                                          Recreation Areas
To learn more, please contact the nearest ANF office.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Please reuse your brochure.
                                                                       We would like to hear about your trail experience.

				
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