Gouldsboro State Park, in Monroe and Wayne counties in northeastern Pennsylvania, contains 2,800 acres of land, including the 250-acre Gouldsboro Lake. Tobyhanna State Park is nearby.
Sitting astride South Mountain, Kings Gap offers a panoramic view of the Cumberland Valley. Sixteen miles of hiking trails interconnect three main areas and are open year-round. Kings Gap offers environmental education programs from the pre-school environmental awareness program to environmental problem solving programs. The …
Marsh Creek State Park is located in north central Chester County. The 1,727-acre park contains Marsh Creek Lake, which is great for fishing, sailing and is a reststop for migrating waterfowl.
Boating is very popular including sailboat racing which attracts offshore spectators. The park offers a swimming pool which is open 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. In the winter months, ice skating and ice fishing are popular activities.
Little Buffalo State Park is a place where people have met for centuries. Besides having extensive picnic areas, hiking trails and a lake for fishing and boating, the park is steeped in history. Historical features include a covered bridge, a restored, operating grist mill, an …
The 2,158-acre Little Pine State Park is in a beautiful mountain section of Tiadaghton State Forest in PA Wilds. The 94-acre Little Pine Lake, hiking trails and the campground are prime attractions to the park. The campground opens the first weekend in April and closes …
Lyman Run State Park, a 595 acre facility, is in Potter County.
The state park offers camping – with flush toilets and hot showers, hiking and swimming in the summertime.
During the winter there are snowmobile trails, and ice skating is available, weather permitting.
Fishing is available year round, including on the lake when it is frozen solid.
Maples and cherries dominate a mixed northern hardwood forest that surrounds the 45-acre Lyman Run Lake.
Known for its popular camping area, Locust Lake State Park nestles on the side of Locust Mountain. The 52-acre Locust Lake is located between two campgrounds and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the 1,089-acre park. A bike trail …
Clear Creek State Park encompasses 1,676.29 acres in Jefferson County. The park occupies a scenic portion of the Clear Creek Valley from PA 949 to the Clarion River.
Cabins and Camping is available from early March to early December.
There is a 180ft sand beach that is open to swimming from late May until mid-September.
Hiking, picnicing and fishing are popular activities in the summer – while cross country skiing, sledding and tobaganning are popular in the winter.
The sound of White Deer Creek pervades the quiet, remote McCalls Dam Park. Majestic pines, hemlocks, maples and oaks reach for the sky around the small picnic area. Bald Eagle State Forest surrounds the 8-acre McCalls Dam State Park. There is a small picnic area …
McConnells Mill State Park encompasses the spectacular Slippery Rock Creek Gorge. Created by the draining of glacial lakes thousands of years ago, the gorge has steeps sides and the valley floor is littered with huge boulders.
The operational gristmill built in the 1800s, shows how waterpower ground grains into flour in the days before modern electricity-powered mills. It is open for tours.
The park provides an abundance of activities from casual picnicking and fly fishing to climbing and rappelling for the experienced. Whitewater boating or rafting is a popular sport, for those who have plenty of training, as the rapids in the park are powerful and turbulent.
The trail of geology educates geology enthusiasts, pointing out glacial activity and rock erosion patterns that naturally formed the scenic gorge.
McConnells Mill Heritage Festival is held on the last full weekend in September, hosting corn grinding demonstrations and a Civil War encampment.
The varied topography and mixed hardwood and evergreen forest make the 612-acre Linn Run State Park a scenic place for picnicking, hiking and cabin rentals. Grove and Rock runs join to make Linn Run, an excellent trout stream that has a lovely waterfall, Adams Falls. Forbes State Forest borders Linn Run State Park and offers 50,000 acres of land for outdoor recreation.