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Quebec Run Now Part of the Pennsylvania Wild Area Program

Since the late 1970s members of the Sierra Club have argued that the fairly rugged Quebec Run area on the eastern slope of Chestnut Ridge deserved formal protection as a wild area similar to the national Wilderness Areas on Allegheny NF. On June 28 the Dept. Conservation and Natural Resources formally designated five areas in the state Forest system as parts of the state Wild Area Program, including the 6,000 acre Quebec Run Wild Area in Forbes State Forest.

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