The Kinzua Dam is a man-made wonder located in the Allegheny National Forest along the Allegheny River. The Allegheny Reservoir to which the dam flows into is located in Warren, PA and spans the border between Pennsylvania and New York. One of the largest dams in the United States east of the Mississippi, it’s a site to be seen! Standing at 179 feet and over 1,877 feet wide the Kinzua Dam controls drainage on a watershed of 2,180 square miles.
Offering camping near Warren PA, Chautauqua County Jellystone Park™ provides easy access to the Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir with opportunities for numerous outdoor activities. For the dam itself, visitors can walk on a portion to view the sites. The Reservoir offers swim beaches, boat rentals and areas for fishing. The Allegheny National Forest which surrounds the dam has over 600 miles of trails for hiking and bike riding, areas for picnicking and more. For more details, visit the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau website.