Canoe Creek State Park, 12 miles east of Altoona, is a modern day use facility developed during the Project 70 expansion era of state parks and was dedicated in 1979. The vast openness of this 958-acre park is exemplified with a panoramic view when cresting …
Month: November 2019
Blue Mountain has the fun you seek… and it’s all in the perfect location, only 75 miles from Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley, 15 miles from the Lehigh Valley and 165 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Come and ski Blue Mountain – with its 1,082-foot vertical, plenty of trails for ALL abilities and five terrain parks with the Region’s only BigAirBag.
Blue Mountain has 39 trails, including 2 new trails Little Gap and Razorback. Plus, with our 13 lifts, including our Hi-Speed Detachable Six Passenger lift, first one in eastern Pennsylvania, and Hi-Speed detachable Quad lift, you are back on top in no time. Snowtubing is fun for everyone…36” or taller. 21 thrilling snowslides that are over 1,000 feet long.
Brand new for this year, Blue Mountain is a US Luge Training and Recruitment Site. Next to our Tubing Park we will have the only East Coast Natural US Luge track that is open for the public. We will also have official US Luge coaches working to evaluate our guests to possibly be selected for the US Olympic team! Guests get three runs for $10.00.
When its time to warm up there are 3 lodges to pick from, Summit Lodge, Valley Lodge & Tubing Lodge. The Explorer Program for children & Childcare are located in our Summit Lodge.
Did you know that Zippo is not only known for making quality lighters but also for making pocket knives? Zippo started in 1933 right here in Pennsylvania and continues do be manufactured right here today.
The museum is 15,000 square foot and takes you through Zippos history from their contributions in WWII to their place in Rock-n-Roll to each time Zippo was in a Hollywood film.
Fourteen custom-made Zippo street lighters line the drive leading up to the building. Over the entrance towers a 40-foot Zippo lighter with pulsating neon flame, and an enormous Case Canoe three bladed pocketknife. Enjoy a self-guided tour to learn the rich history of two American icons.
I would make sure I had a camera, this sounds like a great place to take photos.