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Rimrock Overlook can be accessed by hiking an out-and-back trail, or you can park near the overlook to see the sights./ANF Visitors Bureau

The Allegheny National Forest (ANF) lands are open, with more than 513,000 acres to explore.

The ANF is known for miles of hiking, road biking, mountain biking, fishing, wildflowers, songbirds and ATV trails to enjoy.

It’s the ideal place for camping and cabins. And there are plenty to choose from: On VisitANF.com, find information on 25 locations with more than 1,200 sites available. Camping opportunities range from rustic primitive cabins, tiny house cabins, shoreline campsites for tents, boat only campsites, spacious park campgrounds, and RV campgrounds with full amenities — something to fit every lifestyle.

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ANF Visitors Bureau

As travel restrictions ease, there is something clean, safe, and refreshing about being in nature. For those who prefer, there are numerous options for hotels, motels, bed-and-breakfasts, quaint inns and vacation home and cottage rentals across the region, too. Find the best place to make your getaway headquarters and then check out the area’s sights.

In addition to nearby Kinzua Sky Walk located within the Kinzua Bridge State Park — boasted as “one of the top 10 most scenic skywalks in the world” — there are numerous trail and recreation opportunities. There’s an endless variety of trails leading to just the adventure you need and want, from easy strolls to multi-day backpacking excursions. In addition to the outdoor activities, there are scenic driving tours, at least seven museums, a mansion district, wineries, distilleries and more.

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The campsites at Woodhaven Acres Campground & Cabins on 3295 Route 59 in Bradford, Pennsylvania offer the serenity of quiet, shaded lots conveniently located only 5 minutes from the shoreline of the Allegheny Reservoir in the Allegheny National Forest./ANF Visitors Bureau

To start planning your trip, visit VisitANF.com to find free maps, plus the ANF Visitors Bureau’s Travel Guide which features fishing and trail maps, links for state parks, outfitters, equipment renals, guide services and more.

Admission to both the Kinzua Bridge State Park and the ANF are free. Campsite fees start at $18 a day.

For more information:

VisitANF.com

800-473-9370.

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