Opportunities for hiking and wildlife watching are available throughout the watershed on state and federal lands, with most offering cleared, marked trails to facilitate access. Touring roads cross the length and width of the watershed, and Ernst Trail, Tour de Tamarack and Spillway Trail are dedicated to biking and hiking.
- Ernst Trail Association
- The Allegheny Valley Trails Association
- Erie National Wildlife Refuge
- Bossard Nature Trail
- Pennsylvania Game Commission