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Pennsylvania wooded acres with timber, trails, cabin and stream for sale. The Mountain Property is located in the southern part of Clinton County on Bald Eagle Mountain. The northern portion of the property is in Castanea Township, and the southern portion is in Bald Eagle Township. The property lies just south of Lock Haven and is approximately 38 miles northwest of State College. Travel is very accommodating with Interstate 80 being located 8 miles to the south. Lock Haven offers nearby amenities: hotels, a variety of restaurants, a museum, and the Lock Haven River Walk. Within 40 minutes of the property is the Raymond B Winter State Park and the Bald Eagle State Park. The Parks offer various recreations such as: hiking, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and hunting. Also, Clinton County offers golf courses and the Clinton County Fair. The property is nearly all wooded and stocked with hardwood timber. The last timber harvest was over 20 years ago. The stand offers diversity of smaller diameter trees to marketable sawtimber on southern portion. A Timber Inventory was conducted by a forestry firm in June of 2022. The report gives an estimated 198,467 board feet (Scribner scale) of sawlogs. Pulpwood was not calculated in the inventory and would add additional value to the timber. The primary species are Chestnut Oak, Black and Red Oak. The remaining species are White Oak, Soft Maple, Scarlet Oak, Birch, and Hickory. This property has excellent access. The Seller recently had a dozer build a truck road along the eastern boundary, turning westward to a point on the west boundary of the Bald Eagle State Forest. There is also a section of improved road that travels to the southeast and crosses Harveys Run. A joining landowner does have a right of way for use on the road. There are many former logging trails that can be reestablished for logging or reopened for recreational hiking and ATV use. There is a small garage just after entering the property near a parking area. An added feature to this land offer; the Seller will be conveying all oil and gas rights he owns. There is electric and public water available at Mackey Avenue. Presently there is no public sewage to service the property. There is a sewage tap at Mackey and Grape Street, just south of the entrance to the property. There is the possibility to tap in, buyer will be responsible and bear expense for right-a-way, installation, and tap in fees. Castanea Township may be contacted for more information. The property is zoned under Castanea Township laws as Woodland /Conservation District. A portion of the zoning laws is attached under Disclosures with the listing information on Timberland Realty website. The complete Castanea Township law code can be viewed by visiting https://www.clintoncountypa.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/4656/ 63783557... The Mountain Property offers a diversified use for the investor and the adventurous. The land is growing timber, but also a unique opportunity to be developed into a hunting and recreation honey spot. There are areas to open up and create a view near the 1000-foot elevation facing Lock Haven. A cabin is located on the south facing side of the mountain along the truck road. The cabin is a 12.5' X 24" wood structure. It consists of two rooms, the one room serving as a bunk room to sleep four. There is no electric, water, or sewage. Repair is needed in the back corner where there is a hole in the floor. There are a few small openings where food plots could be put in to encourage the whitetails regularly visit. This is real mountain property. The high point near the center of the property is at 1700 feet elevation. The north faces Lock Haven and the south faces toward Harveys Run. The west side offers a more rugged feel of mountain ground with surface rock. The east side favors slope that is easier to walk. This property will give you unique privacy. It borders State Forest on the south, and a portion on the west. The access road is gated and located at the very northern point on Mackey Avenue. The Mountain Property - A property for mountain-minded people!