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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).

Whiskey Springs ATV Trail Closure

The Whiskey Springs ATV Trail will be closed from 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 26, 2020, for the Brandywine motorcycle event.

Beech Creek Road Closure Update

August 5, 2020: Work is projected to start on Beech Creek Mountain Road in Beech Creek Township, Clinton County on Monday, August 17, 2020, with an estimated completion date of Thursday, October 1, 2020. This road will remain closed until work is complete.

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.

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.