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Parks Intro

State Parks provide a variety of activities during all seasons. Here are some that may pique your interest.

Whipple Dam State Park

Recreational Opportunities

Camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking trails, boating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, swimming, food concession


Directions to Whipple Dam State Park Take PA 26 east toward pine Grove Mills; go over the mountain and follow until you see a sign for Whipple Dam State Park on your left

For information call (814) 667-1800

Penn Roosevelt State Park

Recreational Opportunities

Picnicking, camping, hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting


Directions to Penn Roosevelt State Park From US 322, one half mile east of Potters Mills, turn south onto Crowfield Road, look for signs

For more information call (814)667-1800

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Recreational Opportunities

Camping, playground, hunting, picnicking


Directions to Greenwood Furnace State Park Take PA 26 east, go over the mountain, and follow until you get to the stop sign of McAlevy's Fort; bear left and follow until you see signs for the park

For more information call 1 (888) PA- Parks

Bald Eagle State Park

Recreational Opportunities

Hiking  - Picnicking  - Swimming  - Boating  - Fishing  - Hunting  - Wildlife Watching  - Cross-country Skiing  - Sledding  - Ice Fishing  - Ice Skating  - Yurts  - Camping Cottages  - Camping


Directions to Bald Eagle State Park ... Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County, is along PA Route 150 between Milesburg and Lock Haven. From the west, take I-80 to Exit 158 and take PA 150 north for about 10 miles. From the east, take I-80 to Exit 178 and take U.S. 220 north, then take PA 150 south for about 13 miles.

For more information call ... 814-625-2775

Parks News & Columns

Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park Time Running Out For Ferguson Township Residents To Name New Park
11 hours ago - - Abhar Shah
If you want to submit a name idea but don’t know what kind of name the township will approve, there are many options. You can choose a name of a famous landmark, a nearby street, or even after a famous resident that lived in Ferguson Township. [Read More]

Parks Events

2015-10-07 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis has performed at Eisenhower Auditorium more than any other combo since the Center for the Performing Arts was founded in 1985.

2015-09-06 CRPR Aqua-Dog Day at Park Forest Pool

Sunday, 6 Sep 2015, 1-4 PM. For local dogs who love swimming pools and trees, this Sept. 6th event is sure to please.

2015-08-02 419 Canterbury Drive

Open House 419 Canterbury Drive State College, PA August 2nd, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm Re/max Centre Realty This Park Forest split level rests on a great street in a well-liked neighborhood.

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