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Advisories for Sproul State Forest

Sproul Closures Due to COVID-19

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

Beech Creek Road Closure Update

February 10, 2020: A road project on Beech Creek Road in Beech Creek Township, Clinton County, will necessitate closure of the road beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

The closure affects Packer Lane to Sand Spring Road. Please see the Beech Creek Road Closure Map (PDF) to view the affected area and detour route.

The construction bid is expected to be awarded by spring of 2020, with work to begin in summer of 2020. Barring complications, completion is expected in fall of 2020.

Letters have been sent to landowners who are expected to be directly affected by the road closure. Please contact the Sproul State Forest district office at 570-923-6011 with questions.

Whiskey Springs-Bloody Skillet Connectivity Study

A study to determine the feasibility of connecting the Whiskey Springs and Bloody Skillet ATV trail systems is complete. Read the Whiskey Springs-Bloody Skillet Connectivity Study Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) to learn more.

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.