Jefferson County

Discover Jefferson County

Being home to the world’s most famous weather forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil, gives Jefferson County bragging rights.  Small town charm is our specialty. Unique shops and restaurants invite you to visit the historical Main Streets, meet some friendly faces, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Travelers can explore Beartown Rocks, Cook Forest and Clear Creek State Parks. Here, visitors can see a baseball bat factory, a moonshine distillery, giant carved boulders, and the world’s first four-wheel drive vehicle.

Brockway

In Brockway, visitors will find the Clarion/Little Toby Trail which offers year-round hiking and biking through the remote and scenic Little Toby Creek Valley. A canoe launch in Brockway and the new Little Vineyard launch offer paddlers easy access to Little Toby Creek and the Wild & Scenic Clarion River downstream. The Taylor Memorial Museum is notable for its vast display of glass from local industry. Make sure to check out Brockway’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July picnic and fireworks celebration at Taylor Memorial Park. Shoppers can go bargain hunting at the Hazen Flea Market the first weekend of each month from May to October.

Brookville

Brookville is travel a hub with I-80 and routes 322, 36, and 28 converging nearby. The town features a charming restored Victorian Main Street with quaint shops, restaurants, striking architecture, a beautiful historical district. The northern trailhead for Redbank Valley Trail, Pennsylvania’s first “Trail of the Year”, is conveniently located near downtown. Twyford, the first four-wheel drive ever made, was built in Brookville and the Jefferson County History Center has one on display, along with many interesting exhibits and an impressive model railroad. Scripture Rocks Heritage Park features over 70 engraved boulders carved in the early 1900’s. At Blackbird Distillery visitors can sample America’s only completely handmade moonshine.

Punxsutawney

Punxsutawney is the home of the world’s foremost weather prognosticator, Punxsutawney Phil, and is party central for the nation’s Groundhog Day celebration every February 2nd at Gobbler’s Knob. Each July, visitors can enjoy the fun of the Groundhog Festival. Make sure to visit the Groundhog Club Headquarters and Phil’s Burrow. The Weather Discovery Center is perfect for school age children with intriguing hands-on interactive exhibits. No trip to the weather capital of the world would be complete without posting some great selfies with one of the dozens of Phantastic Phils sculptures throughout town.

Reynoldsville

Reynoldsville is a good place to experiencing “Small Town America” with unique shops and restaurants. The nearby DuBois/Jefferson County airport offers travelers easy access to the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region with multiple daily flights to and from Pittsburgh and Baltimore. BWP Bats offers free tours of the baseball bat manufacturing process using local hardwoods. The annual Red, White, & Blueberry Festival features an always hysterical blueberry pie eating contest and Hummingbird Speedway offers visitors high speed thrills with Saturday night dirt track racing.

Cook Forest

Cook Forest State Park gives visitors the chance to explore ancient stands of giant trees. Men’s Journal called it “America’s Best Old-Growth Forest”. The Clarion River flows through the park and is popular with both paddlers and fishermen. Nearby Clear Creek State Park is a beautiful one-of-a-kind place nestled deep in a valley featuring spectacular views at Beartown Rocks and the stunning Western Pennsylvania Laurel Fields. The area surrounding the both parks have many vacation rentals, restaurants, shops, and fun attractions to enjoy.

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Private location. Sleeps two to nine. Fireplace, full kitchen, satellite TV, DVD, A/C, gas grill, outdoor fire ring. Pre-approved pets, mid-week specials.

Peaceful farmhouse, sleeps seven, fully equipped kitchen, bath with shower, wifi, and fire pit with split log benches. Close to attractions, Punxsutawney, Cook Forest, and Brookville.

Two-bedroom cabin, fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, TV/Dish, VCR/DVD, sun porches. Sleeps 10. Tents, campers, new seasonal sites, nice restrooms and showers. PayPal accepted.

132-mile hiking trail traversing six counties including Jefferson, Clarion, and Forest Counties through Cook Forest State Park and the Allegheny National Forest.

Stately Victorian home in the perfect downtown location. Features include six clean and spacious bedrooms, attractive décor, and a delicious home-cooked breakfast.

Historic town square was named for the founding father, Reverend David Barclay, who donated the land for public use in 1822. The stone Memorial Bandstand in the center of the park was dedicated in 1932 as a memorial to veterans.

Brookville's first all-in-one bakery, bar, and restaurant serving great tasting lunches, dinners, desserts, and spirits. Relax and enjoy your food in our dining area or bar.

The "best-kept secret" in Clear Creek State Forest. Massive house-sized boulders, created by glaciers, with breathtaking scenic views and hiking trails.

Surrounded by state forest offering unmatched privacy. Clean cottages featuring hot tubs, wifi, satellite TV, fireplaces, A/C, and more. Near Cook Forest and the Clarion River.

Black Bear Cabins offers families, friends, and groups an escape in Cook Forest. All cabins offer log-burning fireplaces and modern amenities including TV and wifi.

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2019fri04oct(oct 4)6:00 pmsat26(oct 26)10:00 pmRazor's Revenge Escape Room6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (26) EDT Escape Room, 301 Main St Brookville PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019sat12oct(oct 12)7:00 pmsat02nov(nov 2)10:00 pmHaunted Barn 20197:00 pm - (november 2) 10:00 pm EDT Haunted Barn, 1801 Old State Rd, Brookville, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019thu17oct(oct 17)7:00 amsat19(oct 19)8:00 pmCoolspring Fall Exposition & Swap Meet7:00 am - 8:00 pm (19) est Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Rd, Coolspring, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,History & Heritage

2019fri18oct(oct 18)7:00 pmfri08nov(nov 8)10:00 pmHaunted Barn 20197:00 pm - (november 8) 10:00 pm EDT Haunted Barn, 1801 Old State Rd, Brookville, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019sat19oct9:00 am2:00 pmCoolspring Untied Methodist Church Bazaar9:00 am - 2:00 pm edt Coolspring United Methodist Church, Coolspring PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets

2019sat19oct9:00 am4:00 pmCraft and Vendor Show9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT Big Run War Memorial, 123 E Main St Big Run, Pennsylvania 15715Counties:JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets

2019sat19oct1:00 pm4:00 pmHerbal Soap Making1:00 pm - 4:00 pm est Quiet Creek Herb Farm, 93 Quiet Creek Lane, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sat19oct(oct 19)7:00 pmsat09nov(nov 9)10:00 pmHaunted Barn 20197:00 pm - (november 9) 10:00 pm EDT Haunted Barn, 1801 Old State Rd, Brookville, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019fri25oct(oct 25)7:00 pmfri15nov(nov 15)10:00 pmHaunted Barn 20197:00 pm - (november 15) 10:00 pm EDT Haunted Barn, 1801 Old State Rd, Brookville, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019sat26oct9:00 am12:00 pmPhil's Trick or Trot 5K Race9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT Gobblers Knob Woodland Avenue Extension Punxsutawney, 1548 Woodland Ave ExtCounties:JeffersonCategory:Endurance Challenges

2019sat26oct12:00 pm3:00 pmBowdish Model Railroad12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT Jefferson County History Center, 176 Main St, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sat26oct(oct 26)7:00 pmsat16nov(nov 16)10:00 pmHaunted Barn 20197:00 pm - (november 16) 10:00 pm EDT Haunted Barn, 1801 Old State Rd, Brookville, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019sun27oct10:00 am4:00 pmAutumn In The Park Artisan And Vendor Fair10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT Reynlow Park, 3478 Sportsman Dam RoadCounties:JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets

2019sun27oct2:00 pm5:00 pmBrockway Boro Trick or Treat2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT Brockway, Brockway, PA Counties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019thu31oct5:00 pm8:00 pmBrookville Boro Trick or Treat5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

2019thu31oct5:30 pm9:00 pmPunxsutawney Trick or Treat5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Punxsutawney, downtown PunxsutawneyCounties:JeffersonCategory:Holiday

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2019wed30oct(oct 30)7:00 pmthu31(oct 31)8:00 pmFeaturedHalloween Laser Spooktacular7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (31) EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Holiday,Other Events

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2019fri01nov10:00 amsat02(nov 2)4:00 pmFeaturedChristmas in the Village10:00 am - 4:00 pm (2) EST Tionesta Market Village, 302-308 Elm St Counties:ForestCategory:Crafts & Markets,Holiday,Music

2019fri01nov10:00 amsun03(nov 3)5:00 pmFeaturedGingerbread Tour10:00 am - 5:00 pm (3) EST Cook ForestCounties:Cook Forest,JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets,Featured,Holiday

2019fri01nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedLasermania Classic Rock Double Feature7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019sat02nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedLasermania Pink Floyd Double Feature7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019sun03nov2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedFamily Matinee2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Other Events

2019thu07nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedFamily Night of Pop and Rock7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019fri08nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedLasermania Classic Rock Double Feature7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019sat09nov(nov 9)11:30 amsun10(nov 10)4:00 pmFeatured8th Annual Tour for Elk Ride & Toy Drive11:30 am - 4:00 pm (10) EDT Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PACounties:ElkCategory:Outdoor Adventure

2019sat09nov7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedLasermania Classic Rock Double Feature7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019sun10nov2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedFamily Matinee Laser Safari2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

2019mon11nov(nov 11)7:00 pmthu14(nov 14)8:00 pmFeaturedFamily Night7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (14) EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Other Events

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