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The Mill Creek Trail is 5.6 miles long, and connects the Brush Hollow Trails with the Twin Lakes Trail. The trail is best suited to hiking. The trailhead offers accessible parking and a restroom. This area is managed for recreation and wildlife habitat, mainly turkey and bear. Big Mill Creek is a popular trout fishing stream.
The trail is 5.6 miles long, and is marked with off-white diamonds. It begins at the Brush Hollow Trail, and ends at the Twin Lakes Trail near Twin Lakes Recreation Area. The Twin Lakes Trail connects Twin Lakes Recreation Area with the North Country National Scenic Trail. Using this network of trails can take backpackers all across the Allegheny National Forest.
The trail is best suited to hikers, although it is open to skiing and mountain biking. The Mill Creek Trail parallels Big Mill Creek, a popular trout stream. Camping is allowed along the trail, as long as your equipment does not block the trail.
This trail is for hiking, skiing and mountain biking. Motorized vehicles, ATVs and snowmobiles, are not allowed on any of the hiking trails. Forest trails policy prohibits the use of a saddle, pack or draft animals on hiking or cross county ski trails. All dogs must be on leashes when using the trail.
Boil water for drinking. Be aware that the trail is used by hunters in the spring and fall. It is a good idea to wear fluorescent colored clothing during these periods.
We ask that you practice no trace ethics - pack it in, pack it out, and for sanitary disposal of wastes, dig a pit at least 6 inches deep and at least 200 feet from water.
The nearest hospital is located in Ridgway, ten miles south of the trailhead on State Route 948. The nearest telephone is located in Highland Corners, four miles north of the trailhead on State Route 948. Please report any unsafe trail conditions such as downed trees and missing signs to the Ranger District. We appreciate your support.