Quehanna Wild Area

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Wild & Scenic

Nearly 50,000 acres, the Quehanna Wild Area is a protected wildlife area, home to several species of birds and other animals including elk, deer and coyotes.

Things to do


Wildlife Photography

The best way to see wildlife is to sit quietly and remain still. Professional and amateur photographers alike travel to the Quehanna Wild Area and elsewhere in the Pennsylvania Wilds to capture stunning wildlife photography. Please note that professional photographers need a commercial activities agreement to take and sell photos on any state forest lands.

PA Wilds Wildlife

The Quehanna Wild Area is a protected wildlife area, well known for serious wildlife watchers, and home to hiking trails and off-the-beaten-path waterfalls.

Named an Important Bird Area by the Pennsylvania Audubon Society


Hike & Find Table Run Falls

One of Pennsylvania’s most photographic waterfalls, discover Table Run Falls in the Quehanna Wild Area near Benezette. Located 1.5 miles off Quehanna Highway on Red Run Road, visitors will find parking located at latitude - longitude of 41.27055,-78.247065

Get Outside


The Quehanna Trail System is a 75-mile hiking trail looping through Moshannon and Elk State Forests along with two connector trails offering an additional 30-miles of trails.


Motorcyle Drives

Wykoff Run Road is known as one of the top motocycle drives in Pennsylvania. Be on the lookout for a beautiful roadside waterfall.