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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

The Railroad Museum of PA has a huge amount of exhibits and information available, covering the history of railroading in the United States. You can see the history and heritage of the old steam trains to the technology and advancement through the years.  Over 100…

Upper Pine Bottom State Park

Upper Pine Bottom State Park

Upper Pine Bottom State Park is surrounded by the huge Tiadaghton State Forest and provides visitors with a welcome rest area. Visitors often use the parking area of this small roadside picnic site for access to hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and hunting on forest land.

Camelbeach Waterpark

Camelbeach Waterpark

CamelBeach is the summer alter-ego of Camelback ski resort in the Poconos. Boasting over 20 waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river and the Flow Rider inland surfing system, Camelbeach is a fun and exciting summertime destination in the Poconos.

The Titan is the large 4-8 person family rafting slide. Triple Venom, 3 speed waterslides that plummet 6 stories!

Your little ones won’t be forgotten either – as they have the own `Maximum Height Restricted` area for none of the tall kids (parent or guardian excluded of course!)

Mark your calendars for this must-attend waterpark.

Elk Country Visitor Center

Elk Country Visitor Center

Here is something that you don’t get to do everyday and seeing elk firsthand is undoubtedly the highlight of any visit to Pennsylvania Elk Country.

Whipple Dam State Park

Whipple Dam State Park

The 256-acre Whipple Dam State Park is a delightful and quiet place to visit. The lake is the perfect place to indulge in a refreshing dip, bird watch or just relax. The beautiful day use area is wonderful for a picnic or hike. In 1927,…

Pymatuning State Park

Pymatuning State Park

Pymatuning State Park is the largest state park in Pennsylvania and anything you could possibly want to do, it’s here!

With three campgrounds it has more than any other park. Along with boating, fishing and swimming , at Pymatuning you can enjoying plenty of summer recreational opportunities.

More of a fall or winter vacationer? Then enjoy the parks seven mile hiking trail or picnic while sight-seeing. If you’re the sportsman try ice-fishing, hunting or cross-country skiing.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission operate a fish hatchery and visitor center, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission has wildlife viewing areas and a learning center.

While you’re there you can visit the Pennsylvania Spillway and it’s incredible phenomenom of “ducks walking on water”, where the fish come to be feed by the visitors and are so dense, the duck walk along their backs to share the food!

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park

Big Pocono State Park is in Monroe County in northeastern Pennsylvania. The park consists of 1,306 acres of rugged terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view of a vast portion of eastern Pennsylvania and…

Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area

Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area

Straddling Peters Mountain, the 370-acre Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area is dominated by large hardwood trees. This large block of nearly unbroken forest is a haven for wildlife like forest warblers and other deep-woods animals. A main attraction to the conservation area is the elaborate…

Knoebels Grove

Knoebels Grove

Admission and Parking is free – so get on out to Elysburg and enjoy the park.  Rides do cost though and a day pass is only $31 (2011).  There are traditional, new and favorite amusement rides, plus a huge swimming pool, rope climb and waterslides.

Strap in and get ready for some of the best amusement park rides anywhere! We’ve got the Grand Carousel with organ music and brass rings! And after a spin on the carousel, check out any of our world-class roller coasters! Below is a list of what you’ll find at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Take a look around and click on the thumbnail pictures of the rides to see what they look like. Don’t forget to read about each ride and check out the height requirements.

I’ll see you all at Knoebels!

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park

Laurel Hill State Park consists of 3,935 acres of mountainous terrain in Somerset County. The 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake is a focal point of the park. Laurel Hill is surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine state park and state forest lands. A trail system…

Erie Art Museum

Erie Art Museum

What’s now known as the Erie Art Museum continues to grow and expand so you never know what you’ll find on your next visit!

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers environmental education programs, and covers more than 665 acres of beautiful deciduous woodlands and coniferous plantations.

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center is dedicated to helping people develop a sound environmental ethic. Since the early 1970s, the center has provided a wide variety of activity-oriented programs for students, teachers, adult groups and individuals.

A network of trails makes the center’s streams, ponds and diverse habitats accessible to both students and casual visitors. Teaching stations offer places for students to work and benches for those who wish to sit and enjoy the sights and sounds associated with the natural world.

Laurel Summit State Park

Laurel Summit State Park

This scenic picnic area is operated by the Bureau of State Parks. The 6-acre area offers picnic tables, a pavilion, water, and restroom. The area is 2,739 feet above sea level and several degrees cooler than surrounding towns. This area also provides trailhead parking for…

Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo

With its convenient location in the heart of Montgomery County, easy access from major area roadways, free parking, beautiful animals and gardens, it’s no surprise that the Philadelphia Business Journal ranks Elmwood Park Zoo as one of the most popular destinations in the region. Come join…

Kinzua Bridge State Park

Kinzua Bridge State Park

The 329-acre Kinzua Bridge State Park is in McKean County and features remnants of the 2,053-foot railroad bridge (viaduct) that was a National Engineering Landmark. A tornado has knocked down much of the bridge.

The bridge overlook gives great views of the viaduct and the Kinzua Creek Valley. The accessible overlook is great for viewing fall foliage and the Kinzua Creek Valley. Peak viewing times are the first two weeks of October.