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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).

ATV Trail Closures

The Whiskey Springs and Bloody Skillet ATV trails closed for the summer season on Sunday, September 27, 2020. 

Beech Creek Road to Reopen

Repairs are complete and Beech Creek Road will fully reopen to public travel on Friday, October 16, 2020.  A portion of the road suffered a large landslide in the spring of 2019. 

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

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.