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Buchanan State Forest

25185 Great Cove Road,
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
(717) 485-3148

Buchanan State Forest covers 71,683 acres in Franklin, Fulton, and Bedford counties and boasts an extensive 157 mile shared-use trail system. The state forest also contains networks of local trails through many types of forest that range from easily-hiked paths to steep and rocky trails originally built as fire breaks. Two state parks -- Cowans Gap and Buchanan's Birthplace -- are located within Buchanan State Forest.

Things to Do
  • Fishing:
Land Recreation
  • Any Length Trail:
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  • Hunting:
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