Hearts Content Cross-Country Ski Area

Hearts Content Cross-Country Ski Area near Warren, PA


This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars
6 miles
3hours
easy
Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing
Fall, Winter
Warren, PA
User mntnlife
The Hearts Content Loop offers a scenic tour through the grandiose old stands of beech, hemlock and white pine. Toms' Run Loop offers a gradual rise in elevation as it climbs the plateau along Tom's Run. At the headwaters of Tom's Run, the trail crosses the plateau and joins with the Ironwood Loop. This loop offers another opportunity for beginning skiers to experience the Hearts Content Cross-Country Ski Area, park at Dunham Siding on the Hearts Content Road instead of parking at Hearts Content Recreation Area. The Ironwood Loop receives less use than the other two trails and for that reason offers a little more solitude.

Wildlife is abundant in this area; watch for turkey, deer, squirrels and birds, particularly as you leave the roadways. The Hickory Creek Wilderness is nearby...another area of the Allegheny National Forest to enjoy! We do not recommend the Hickory Creek Trail for skiing.

Trail description and directions are courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service. The USFS home page is www.fs.fed.us

Directions:

To reach Hearts Content Recreation Area, take the Warren to Tidioute road from Warren or Tidioute to the junction of the Hearts Content Road. Follow this road four miles to the Hearts Content Recreation Area. From Sheffield, take the Austin Hill (Bull Hill) Road to the Hearts Content Road. Total distance is approximately 15 miles.



Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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