There is an established self-guided driving tour available
at the Green Ridge Headquarters (see directions below). This tour begins and ends at the Headquarters
covering approximately 45 miles. The tour includes interpretation of management
of the forest while directing users to the scenic overlooks and other unique
sites throughout the forest. This tour takes approximately 3 hours to complete. That does not include the time it takes to get to headquarters from Three Otters.
Please report any problem to a Forest Service employee or call Park Watch at 1-800-825-7275 or Natural Resources Police 1-301-777-7771 or 1-800-628-9944.
Green Ridge State Forest is open 24 hours a day, year-round. Green Ridge State Forest headquarters is open during office hours Monday through Friday. Weekend office hours vary, depending on the season.
Directions to Green Ridge State Forest Headquarters
From Washington, D.C./Baltimore:(Travel time approximately 2 hours.) Take I-70 west to I-68 west. Take exit #64 (M.V. Smith Road). Make a right onto M.V. Smith Road. The Headquarters Drive is on the right after crossing I-68.
From Pittsburgh: (Travel time approximately 3 1/2 hours.) Take I-79 to I-68 east. Take exit #64 (M.V. Smith Road). Take a right onto M.V. Smith Road. The Headquarters Drive is immediately on the right.