National Forest

Allegheny Dog Policy

Allegheny National Forest is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Allegheny National Forest is the only National Forest in Pennsylvania. The Forest encompasses a large area in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Northwest Pennsylvania. The Forest has a variety of recreation activities from hiking, kayaking/boating, camping, hunting, fishing, and more.

Allegheny National Forest is dog friendly and dogs are allowed throughout the Forest and campgrounds. Please note that hunting is allowed in the Forest -- see the information below.


Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on trails and throughout the Forest while on a leash or restrained.

Campground Policy

Allegheny National Forest allows dogs in campgrounds while they're on a leash or restrained. The Forest offers a number of opportunities for both developed and primitive camping. See the USDA site on Camping Info for more details.

Location & Map



Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.

For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see:

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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