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TRACY RIDGE, PA

part ofAllegheny National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Tracy Ridge Campground is located within the Allegheny National Recreation Area, approximately 15 miles from Bradford, Pennsylvania. Allegheny Reservoir is just minutes away. Hikers enjoy exploring the 33-mile Tracy Ridge Trail System.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a mature oak stand on top of a hill, surrounded by streams and rock formations, at an elevation of 2,245 feet. Allegheny Reservoir is approximately 5 miles from Tracy Ridge.

The Allegheny National Forest covers nearly half a million acres and is populated primarily with black cherry, maple and other hardwoods. The Kinzua Dam, built in 1965, impounds the Allegheny River to form 25-mile-long Allegheny Reservoir.

Recreation:

Allegheny Reservoir is a popular destination for boating, water skiing and fishing. Anglers cast for trophy trout, walleye, northern pike and musky.

Hiking and backpacking possibilities abound in the Tracy Ridge Recreation Area. The trail system of interconnecting loops begins at the campsite, and offers offers excellent day hikes. It begins on the flat ridgetop within the recreation area.

Backpacking is also available along the Tracy Ridge Trail System or the Johnnycake/Tracy Ridge Trail. The North Country National Scenic Trail also meanders through the area. Large, scenic rock formations can be found along the trails.

Facilities:

Over 119 spacious, shaded campsites are available, each containing a picnic table, campfire ring and tent pad. Hand-pumped water, vault toilets and a dump station are also available. Group sites are available by reserving entire camping loops.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Tent Pads
  • Trailheads
Within 10 Miles
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Fee includes two vehicles and one wheeled camping unit; a $5/vehicle fee will be collected for extra vehicles at the campground
  • Some sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Parking is limited
  • Pets must be on a leash
  • Pets are not to be left unattended at campsite
  • Dogs are not allowed on beaches
  • Please clean-up after your pets
  • Please visit our website
  • Click here to learn more about the Allegheny National Forest
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit dontmovefirewood.org for more information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.94417, -78.87611
41°56'39"N, 78°52'34"W

Take State Route 321 north off of State Route 59, or south off of State Route 346.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TRACY RIDGE
4001 WEST WASHINGTON ST.
BRADFORD  PA  16701

Phone Number:

Information:  (814)368-4158
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