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Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Alt Names

Allegheny National Forest, Timberline ATV Trail, Marienville ATV Trail, Pigs Ear, Four Corners, Slater Run, Gilfoyle Run, Owls Nest, Twin Lick, Red Lick, Pine Run, Threemile Run, Three Mile Run, Wagner Run, Spring Creek, Warner Run, Watson Run, Crow Run, Irwin Run, Buehler Corner, Millstone Creek, Maple Run

Last Known StatusClosed For Season

This large trail system offers many miles of trails with varying degrees of difficulty. Advanced riders will enjoy the Marienville section which offers a challenging 23 mile one-way only motorcycle trail and a 14 mile ATV loop that consists of old forest roads and railroad grades. The Timberline section offers an additional 38 miles of novice friendly trails that consist of flat gravel and dirt roads.

There are a variety of staging options for trail access. Camping is permitted at the Timberline and Beuhler staging areas and also along the trails. The Forest Lodge and Campground offers spacious sites plus direct trail access.

A trail permit is is required to ride or camp at this location which can be purchased at several local vendors or by contacting the Marienville Ranger District Office. ATVs must provide proof of liability insurance and registration to obtain the permit.

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Nearest CityKane, PA
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From: Kane, PA
1) Take SR-66 south to Pigs Ear, about 10 miles
2) Turn left (south) on Pigs Ear Road, continue about 2 miles to the staging area.


LandNational Forest


Our RatingRating    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Approx Size76,800 acres (120 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail76
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1300 to 1800 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintainedtrails are marked with yellow, diamond shaped markers on trees
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has many single track trails.Many
RoadsThis national forest has mostly roads.Mostly
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Permit RequiredYesAllegheny National Forest ATV/Motorcycle Permit
Dates OpenFriday before Memorial Day through the last Sunday of September and December 20 through April 1
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (99 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (58 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 58 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSSome Areas(maximum width 58 inches)
Permitted on Timberline and portion of Marienville trails.
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYeshelmets required by state law
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingYesvehicles must have headlights
Cross CountryProhibitedstay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all visitors get insurance for their ATV, UTV or motorcycle before visiting any of the locations shown on this website.


RidingYes ($10.00 per rider)
$35/annual permit
CommentAllegheny National Forest ATV/Motorcycle permit required - $10/daily or $35/annual.


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NE)Kane Community Hospital (814) 837-8585
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NE)Uni-Mart (814) 837-1073
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NE)Kwik Fill (814) 837-9741
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (N)Whispering Winds Campground (814) 968-4377
RV Hookups RV HookupOn SiteThe Forest Lodge And Campground (814) 927-8790
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn SiteThe Forest Lodge And Campground (814) 927-8790
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NE)Quality Markets Food and Pharmacy (814) 837-7812
Swimming Swim Area20-30 Miles (NE)Twin Lakes Recreation Area (814) 927-6628
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteEast Branch Spring Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp30+ Miles (N)Kinzua Wolf Run Marina (814) 726-1650


Contact InfoAllegheny National Forest - Marienville Ranger District
131 Smokey Lane
Marienville, PA 16239
(814) 927-5700
Contact InfoPA ATV Registration / Insurance Info
P.O. Box 8553
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8553
(717) 783-9227
Contact InfoThe Forest Lodge And Campground
44078 Rt.66
Marienville, PA 16239
(814) 927-8790
CommentOffers direct trail access and sells the ANF ATV/Motorcycle Permit.


Marienville and Timberline Trail Photo

Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Photo Submitted 8/25/2013 (Thanks!)

Marienville and Timberline Trail Photo

OHV crossing some water at Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Photo Submitted 1/3/2012 (Thanks!)

Marienville and Timberline Trail Photo

OHV at Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Photo Submitted 8/25/2013 (Thanks!)

Marienville and Timberline Trail Photo

OHV getting wet at Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Photo Submitted 7/31/2011 (Thanks!)


Marienville and Timberline Trail Photo

Marienville & Timberline OHV Trails

Photo Submitted 12/18/2015 (Thanks!)

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