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Longhouse National Scenic Byway

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Winding Forest Journey

Enjoy life in the slow lane! Unwind as you travel along the scenic two-lane meandering Longhouse National Scenic Byway, through the Allegheny National Forest. High within the Allegheny Plateau, the forest canopy on the roadway makes for a peaceful journey with optional stopping points and overlooks along the way. Enjoy views of the Allegheny Reservoir, and be on the lookout for wildlife crossings.

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Enjoy the Ride

Life in the Slow Lane

Take your time traveling along the meandering curves of the Longhouse Scenic Byway, through the Allegheny National Forest. This road is used as an access point for many recreational activities in the ANF, including camping, fishing, boating and hiking, but it stands on it's own as a distinctively peaceful road-trip journey. Follow the speed limit for safety - but also to give you time to soak up the surrounding forested landscape!

The Trails at Jakes Rocks

Epic Trails

Mountain Biking & Boulder Hiking - From easy-breezy scenic vista hikes, to adrenaline-pumping mountain biking trails, Jakes Rocks is a short turn off of the Longhouse Scenic Byway with clearly marked signage.


Kinzua Point Scenic View

Don't miss a stop at the north end of the Longhouse Byway for a breathtaking view of the Allegheny Reservoir and the Allegheny Plateau.

Longhouse National Scenic Byway Provides Easy Access to:

Kinzua Point Vista

Take in the view. Breathe in the air. Enjoy wide-open spaces of unspoiled, natural beauty.

The challenge is on at the Trails at Jakes Rocks mountain biking loop!