Tionesta is a charming town located on the banks of the Wild & Scenic Allegheny River. The Market Village is a must-see attraction that offers shoppers a collection of local merchants offering a variety of handmade treasures. Early summer, is Firefly season when the night is fielded with a spectacular synchronized light show in the Allegheny National Forest. Each July, cowboys and cowgirls compete in the 3-night outdoor Allegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo. The town’s Native American heritage is celebrated each August with the Tionesta Indian Festival. Tionesta boasts Pennsylvania’s only in-land functioning lighthouse, which open for tours several times per year.
Hundreds of miles of trails designated for hiking, biking, equestrian, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ATV riding. Outdoor recreation including swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, and camping.
Along with the rich variety of outdoor adventures, several camping opportunities are available, including 600 campsites, equestrian, RV, backpacking, and campgrounds. Camping reservations (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov.
Federally designated scenic and recreational river offering boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, wilderness camping, and wildlife viewing. Fish species: walleye, musky, bass, catfish and panfish.
The Seneca named this area "where the water separates the land." Seven islands totaling 368 acres are designated as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Year-round lodging in Allegheny National Forest. Late 18th-century farmhouse bed and breakfast. Cabins available April-November. Home of the PA Firefly Festival.
Scenic horseback rides through the Allegheny National Forest. Daily and weekend vacations available. PRCA/WPRA Rodeo July 25-27, 2019. Route. 666, Kellettville, 12 miles northeast of Tionesta.
Stay at the Ranch! Cabins and campsites are available April-November and are within walking distance of our stables, restaurant, and gift shop. 12 miles northeast of Tionesta.
Relaxed country dining. Features include steaks, seafood, prime rib, awesome burgers, and much more. Gift shop. Route 666 Kellettville. 12 miles northeast of Tionesta. V/MC/DIS