WEISERSTATE FOREST MAP PENNSYLVANIA
17,961 acres. This state forest in eastern Pennsylvania consists of eight relatively small tracts of land. The forested terrain includes some rugged mountain ridges and valleys, with several streams.
Activities: Hiking and backpacking are available on a short section of the Appalachian Trail and a few other trails. Fishing is possible, and hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Backpack camping is allowed in the forest. A permit is not required, but I camping is limited to one night per site. The only designated campsite is a shelter along the Appala- chian Trail.
Small campfires are permitted except when forest fire danger is high. Backpackers must be careful not to stray onto adjacent State Game Lands,
I where camping is strictly prohibited.
For Further Information: Weiser State Forest, iP.O. Box 99, Cressona, PA 17929; (717)385-2545. i
In addition, camping for canoeists is allowed at designated sites along 40 miles of the Delaware River, within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, on Pennsylvania’s eastern border. No permits or fees are required. For information contact the Delaware Water Gap National i Recreation Area, Bushkill, PA 18324; (717)588-‘2435.