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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

More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte
9 hours ago - - Geoff Rushton
Mount Nittany Health's inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte on May 18 drew more than 1,000 people to the borough's downtown for the healthy community event. [Read More]

Parks Events

2019-07-03 Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival

Grange Park, Centre Hall, PA Over 20 National Acts! Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time Larry Sparks & Lonesome Ramblers Nothin Fancy Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Joe Mullins & Radio Ra...

2019-07-03 Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival

Over 20 National Acts, RV & Rough Camping, Food & Craft Vendors, Kids Program, Workshops, lots of Jamming! Music Lineup 2019 Malpass Brothers Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Larry Sparks & Lon...

2019-06-01 National Trails Day Program & Hike at Greenwood Furnace State Park

Come and join us for a program and hike, led by members of the Standing Stone Trail Club.

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