Advisories for Tioga State Forest
Painter-Leetonia Road Closure
Painter-Leetonia Road in Elk Township, Tioga County will be closed from the intersection of O’Conner Trail to West Rim Road effective June 11 – June 22, 2018, for the removal of hazard trees. The road will be closed from 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. Any questions regarding the road closure can be addressed at the Tioga State Forest District Office at 570-724-2868.
Alcohol to Be prohibited for Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR)
Alcoholic beverages will be prohibited in designated areas of Tioga State Forest during the STPR on June 2, 2018. Designated areas will be posted with signage prohibiting such beverages. For more information, please contact the district office in Wellsboro at 570-724-2868.
Owassee ROAD CLOSURE
Due to a recent landslide, the Owassee Road in Shippen Township, Tioga State Forest, Tioga County, will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.
REYNOLDS SPRING ROAD CLOSURE
Reynolds Spring Road will be closed to through-traffic due to new bridge construction at Bear Run in Elk Township, Tioga County, beginning May 14, 2018. The closure is estimated to be in effect until June 15, 2018. Questions regarding the bridge replacement can be addressed to Tioga State Forest district office at 570-724-2868.
Don’t Move Firewood
To help protect the forest from invasive insects that can kill trees and devastate the ecosystem, please do not transport firewood over long distances. Firewood can harbor insects such as emerald ash borer. Cut or purchase your firewood where you intend to burn it.