Octararo Creek was classified as a scenic and pastoral stream in 1983. This stream abuts state forest land at the Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens, being a portion of its western boundary.
The Gibraltar Hill Tract connects to the Schuylkill River Trail. This is a regional rail trail that runs from Pottsville to Philadelphia.
The Horseshoe Trail (Harrisburg-Valley Forge) traverses the Buck Hollow Tract.