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Advisories for Elk State Forest

Elk Closures Due to COVID-19

Please see the DCNR alert details regarding state forest closures due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Snowmobile Trail Closure- Martin Road Pipeline Trail

A section of the Martin Road Pipeline Trail in Sergeant Township, McKean County,  is closed indefinitely to snowmobile travel due to unsafe bridge conditions.

Please view the Martin Road closure map (PDF) for a detailed view of the affected area.

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.