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The road traverses the area of Big Woods, between Routes 6 and 414 from Ansonia to Blackwell. Source: Google Maps

Wellsboro – A road closure in the Tioga State Forest near the Pa. Grand Canyon may impact travel plans for some hikers, camp owners, tourists, and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Painter-Leetonia Road in Gaines Township, Tioga County will be closed from the intersection of Colton Road to the intersection of O’Connor Trail for a dirt and gravel project. The road traverses the area of Big Woods, between Route 6 and 414 from Ansonia to Blackwell. 

Access will be unavailable July 22, 2019 through August 5, 2019. Detour signs will be in place at the closure.

Any questions regarding the road closing can be addressed at the Tioga State Forest District Office at (570) 724-2868.