Philadelphia Zoo

America’s first zoo and one of the region’s foremost conservation organizations, the Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to over 1,500 animals, many of which are rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation,...

Fowlers Hollow State Park

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The 104-acre Fowlers Hollow State Park is in a narrow valley created by Fowler Hollow Run. The park is on the edge of Tuscarora State Forest at the intersection of several multi-use trails. The campground of the park is a good base for adventures into the huge tract...

Awbury Arboretum

For nearly 100 years Awbury Arboretum has been open free to the public.  Awbury’s grounds were laid out in the 19th century in the English landscape garden tradition with the advice of the celebrated horticulturalist William Saunders. This 55 acre facility was...

Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. The park measures 339 acres. Boating is quite popular at Neshaminy State Park, offering 370 marina slips, which are in high demand. There is a swimming pool open in the...

Electric City Trolley Museum

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Did you know that Scranton’s nickname is The Electric City? Then what a perfect place for the Electric City Trolley Museum. Trolleys originally were horse drawn, after that they were run on electric rails well into the twentieth century. The Electric City...

Elk State Park

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The 3,192-acre Elk State Park is in the rugged mountains of northern Pennsylvania. The 1,160-acre East Branch Lake is large enough for unlimited horsepower boating and is great for water-skiing. The lake and nearby streams are stocked with warm-water and cold-water...

Altoona Railroad Museum

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The Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum, set in Altoona at the foot of the Allegheny Mountains, has duplicated life in Altoona when the Pennsylvania Railroad was booming, back in the early 1950s. There are three floors to the museum and each floor has a unique...

Bald Eagle Valley

The 5,900-acre park lies in the broad Bald Eagle Valley of northcentral Pennsylvania. Two geologic provinces create Bald Eagle’s scenic beauty. The Allegheny Plateau to the north and west holds smooth, undulating uplands. The Ridge and Valley Province to the...

Laurel Ridge State Park

The 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park stretches along Laurel Mountain from the picturesque Youghiogheny River At Ohiopyle, PA to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA. This large park spans Cambria, Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties. The main feature of...
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