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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

Over 70 Marijuana Plants Seized from Ferguson Township Home Over 70 Marijuana Plants Seized from Ferguson Township Home
1 day ago - - Michael Martin Garrett
State and local law enforcement agencies seized over 70 marijuana plants from a greenhouse in the backyard.“Be kind to yourself. Be gentle to yourself. I am a child of the universe,” the male suspect said to reporters as he was being taken into custody. [Read More]

Parks Events

2015-11-01 Millbrook Marsh HISTORIC HARVEST FESTIVAL

Visit Millbrook Marsh Nature Center for this popular historically-themed harvest festival! The Harvest Festival provides visitors with a glimpse of what life was like during the harvest in the 1800’...

2015-10-25 CRPR Halloween Costume Parade

6:30 PM LINE UP, 7:00 PM STEP-OFF. A FREE fall family tradition . . . the 2015 Centre Region Halloween Costume Parade.

2015-10-14 Dark in the Park

Wed., 14 Oct 2015, 7:00-8:30 PM, Sunset Park, 850 McKee Street. FREE! Area storytellers perform at Dark in the Park.

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