Allegheny National Recreation Area facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllegheny National Recreation Area
|Location||Warren County and McKean County Pennsylvania, United States|
|Nearest city||Warren, Pennsylvania|
|Area||20,152 acres (81.55 km2)|
|Governing body||United States Forest Service|
The Allegheny National Recreation Area is a national recreation area of the United States, located on the Allegheny Plateau in northwestern Pennsylvania. It is administered by the United States Forest Service as part of the Allegheny National Forest.
The recreation area consists of 23,100 acres (93 km2) on three separate parcels of land within the forest. It was established under the Pennsylvania Wilderness Act of 1984, by Congressman Bill Clinger, Senator Arlen Specter, and Senator John Heinz.
Allegheny National Recreation Area was established by the 1984 Pennsylvania Wilderness Act, Public Law 98-585.
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