Best trails in Elk State Forest, Pennsylvania

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Explore the most popular trails in Elk State Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

The 3,192-acre Elk State Park is in the rugged mountains of northern Pennsylvania. The 1,160-acre East Branch Lake is large enough for unlimited horsepower boating and is great for waterskiing. The lake and nearby streams are stocked with warm-water and cold-water fish.

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Map of trails in Elk State Forest, Pennsylvania
Park information
Acreage:
3,192 acres
Contact
814-965-2646
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Top trails (32)
#1 - Fred Woods Trail
Elk State Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
#2 - Elk Trail
Elk State Forest
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Length: 26.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
#3 - Teaberry, Lincoln and Beaver Run Loop
Elk State Forest
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Length: 6.0 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
#4 - Laurel Draft
Elk State Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Hiked from Wykoff Run Road parking area to Hoover Road parking area and back. Show more
#5 - Kunes Camp Trail
Elk State Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 56 m
#6 - Sanders Draft
Elk State Forest
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
#7 - Upper Pine Hollow
Elk State Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
#8 - Bucktail Path
Elk State Forest
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Length: 35.0 mi • Est. Multi-day
#9 - Quehanna Trail from Lost Run Road
Elk State Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
#10 - Panther Run, Riddle Road Loop
Elk State Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
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