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District: 18
Address: 16 Weiser Lane
City, State Zip: Aristes, PA 17920
Contact Info: 570-875-6450
fd18@pa.gov
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Forest Description

Weiser State Forest is located in the ridge-and-valley region of eastern PA. Named for the frontier diplomat, Conrad Weiser, the forest covers 30,000 acres on 16 tracts throughout the region. Weiser also encompasses a series of river islands on the Susquehanna River called the Sheets Island Archipelago.

Wild and Natural Areas ( 4 )

  • Natural Area
    Sheets Island Archipelago Natural Area
    This natural area is a series of islands located in the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County. This group of islands supports many resident and migratory species of waterfowl and songbirds.
  • Natural Area
    Sheets Island Archipelago Natural Area
    This natural area is a series of islands located in the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County. This 70-acre group of islands supports many resident and migratory species of waterfowl and songbirds.
  • Natural Area
    Jakey Hollow Natural Area
    This gem is located a few miles north of Bloomsburg in Columbia County. The tract contains a mixed stand of old eastern white pine, hemlock, oak, and other hardwoods. A few giant eastern hemlocks and white pines can be found here and serve as reminders of what the forest in this part of Pennsylvania must have been like in the past.
  • Natural Area
    Jakey Hollow Natural Area
    This gem is located a few miles north of Bloomsburg in Columbia County. The fifty-nine acre tract contains a mixed stand of old eastern white pine, hemlock, oak, and other hardwoods. A few giant eastern hemlocks and white pines can be found here and serve as reminders of what the forest in this part of Pennsylvania must have been like in the past.

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