Pennsylvania wooded property for Sale: The property has over three thousand feet of frontage on the northern side of Route 666, with electricity and telephone services along the road. The property is located in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest and is surrounded on three sides by National Forest and on the fourth by Route 666, the principal road in the region.The property has a well-developed system of roads and trails, and the main access roads are drivable by truck or SUV, others by ATV, mountain bikes, cross country skiing, hiking, etc. This offering is prime habitat for wildlife including deer, bear, turkeys, grouse and a variety of songbirds. The eastern portion of the property is crossed by Martin Run, a tributary of Tionesta Creek. The Martin Run Valley is quite picturesque with a moderate hemlock component and some large boulder features, which can be found in other isolated parts of the property. The property is in close proximity to Tionesta Creek, considered one of the best cold water fisheries in Northwestern Pennsylvania for all species of trout and occasional bass, walleye, and muskellunge. Public access to Tionesta Creek is within a short walk from the property. Tionesta Creek also provides for seasonal canoeing / kayaking and swimming.The property is less than three hours from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio and less than an hour from Erie, PA. Besides the extensive National Forest, nearby recreation features include the North Country Trail, Minister Creek Wild Area, Beaver Meadows, Buzzard Swamp, Loleta, Kelly Pines, Cook Forest Park, Clear Creek Park, the Allegheny River, the Clarion River, Salmon Creek and extensive State Forests and PA Game Commission properties. The property is to be protected in perpetuity and is to be sold subject to a proposed Conservation Easement, a draft of which is available upon request. In general, the easement divides the property into five regions. The Standard Protection Area totals approximately 144 acres and is further divided into three units: Area 1 of 89 acres, Area 2 of 41 acres, and Area 3 of 14 acres. In these regions the landowner will be permitted to practice sound forestry subject to an approved Forest Management Plan. Area 1 and Area 2 currently contain very little merchantable timber. The tornado of 1985 and subsequent salvage operations have created a sapling / small pole stand with a significant black cherry and mixed hardwood component which is poised for future appreciation as these trees mature into sawtimber size. The Highest Protection Area is comprised of 148 acres and includes the steeper slopes on the property and the Martin Run valley. In this area the landowner will not be allowed to harvest timber but is able to otherwise privately utilize the forest and the trail system. The final area is a Barrow Pit of less than one acre, which the landowner will be allowed to use for maintenance of the roads on the property. The terms of the easement allow the owner to exclude the general public and grants permission for continued trail maintenance. The owner will also be allowed to develop two acres as a residential site, which can include a residence together with support facilities. At present, it is anticipated that this site will be in Standard Protection Area 3 which fronts on Route 666 with southern exposure. Access to the property on the northern border is across Forest Service property and while historically used by the owner is of uncertain legal status. The owners report that the oil, gas and mineral rights are not owned and do not transfer. There are currently some developed oil wells on the property.The terms of the Conservation Easement are designed to protect the property in perpetuity and augment the wildlife resources of the Allegheny National Forest. Excellent hunting, fishing, hiking and trail use including ATVs, horses, jogging, cross country skiing can be found throughout the region.