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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Bibles, cards, books, music, gifts, and more. See us for Precious Moments collectibles and Jim Shore's Heartwood Creek collectibles. V/MC gladly accepted.

Class I kayaking, tubing, canoeing, fishing, and views that feature steep hills, mature trees, and diverse wildlife. See Clarion Water Trail map.

18-mile crushed-limestone rail-trail along Little Toby Creek and Clarion River from Brockway to Ridgway for hiking, bicycling, and cross-country skiing with ghost towns and swinging bridge.

Clear Creek State Park encompasses more than 1,900 acres and occupies a scenic portion of the Clear Creek Valley. It offers hiking, camping, rustic cabins, and Clarion River access for fishing, swimming, and paddling.

27-acre reservoir with a pier and easy-access shore fishing. Electric motors and unpowered boats only. Fish species: trout, bass, walleye, and bluegill.

"Big-City Quality, Small-Town Values" - offering you amenities you require no matter the reason of your stay. Clean, comfortable, and service that exceeds your expectations.

Rooms/cabin sleep from four to nine guests. Linens and bedding provided. Camping chairs, private bath, TV, mini-fridge, coffee pot, hair dryer.

8,500-acre park with old-growth forests along Clarion River, 29 miles of hiking trails, camping, cabins, playgrounds, picnicking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, scenic views, and wildlife.

Write or email for a current directory of local area businesses located near the Cook Forest and Clear Creek State Parks.

Enjoy our wide selection of locally made wines, right on the beautiful Clarion River adjacent to Cook Forest. Located at MacBeth's Cabins.
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2019mon17jun(jun 17)9:00 ammon24(jun 24)4:00 pmBrookville Glove Sale and Open House9:00 am - 4:00 pm (24) EDT Brookville GloveCounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019thu20jun5:00 pm11:00 pmHometown Heroes Day at the Laurel Festival5:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2019thu20jun6:30 pm8:30 pmMusic in the Park 20196:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT Barclay Square, Punxsutawney, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Music

2019fri21jun8:00 am10:00 pmSidewalk Sale and Manufacturing Tours8:00 am - 10:00 pm EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2019fri21jun6:00 pm9:00 pmMix, Mingle, & Martinis Part 26:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Maple Shade Mansion, 1017 Main St, Brockway, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Food & Wine

2019fri21jun(jun 21)7:00 pmmon24(jun 24)11:00 pmMoonlite Drive In7:00 pm - 11:00 pm (24) EDT Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Rt 322 W, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sat22jun9:00 am10:00 pmEMS Day/Grand Parade/Fireworks9:00 am - 10:00 pm EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2019sat22jun9:00 am4:00 pmHunter-Trapper Education Class9:00 am - 4:00 pm est Heritage House, 4 Sylvania StreetCounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sat22jun10:00 am3:00 pmSloppy Science Day10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT Weather Discovery Center, 201 N. Findley St, Punxsutawney, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Children’s Events

2019sat22jun1:00 pmmon22jul4:00 pmFlower on Metal1:00 pm - (july 22) 4:00 pm EDT Laurel Mountain Winery, 1754 Old Grade Rd, Falls Creek, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets

2019sat22jun3:00 pm8:00 pmHogtoberfest Craft Beer Festival & Homebrew Competition3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST Gobblers Knob Woodland Avenue Extension Punxsutawney, 1548 Woodland Ave ExtCounties:JeffersonCategory:Food & Wine

2019sat22jun3:00 pm8:00 pmHome Brew Competition at Hogtoberfest3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Gobblers Knob Woodland Avenue Extension Punxsutawney, 1548 Woodland Ave ExtCounties:JeffersonCategory:Food & Wine

2019sat22jun6:00 pm9:00 pmAgainst the Grain6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT Brookville Town Square, Main StreetCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Music

2019sat22jun7:00 pm10:00 pmSunset at the Winery7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST Laurel Mountain Winery, 1754 Old Grade Rd, Falls Creek, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Food & Wine,Music

2019sat22jun7:00 pm11:00 pmHummingbird Speedway's 55th Anniversary Celebration Continues7:00 pm - 11:00 pm est Hummingbird Speedway, 316 Broadway St, Reynoldsville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Motorsports,Outdoor Adventure

2019sun23jun1:00 pm4:00 pmHome Run Derby1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT McKinley Ball FieldsCounties:JeffersonCategory:Endurance Challenges

2019sun23jun4:00 pm6:00 pmGreenburg Cadillac Collection4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT Brookville, Main StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sun23jun6:00 pm8:00 pmBrockway's Music in the Park6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT American Legion State, Taylor Memorial ParkCounties:JeffersonCategory:Music

2019fri28jun(jun 28)12:00 pmsat29(jun 29)11:00 pmLaurel Eye Monsters of Rock Fest '1912:00 pm - 11:00 pm (29) EST Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1514 Rt. 28N, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Music

2019fri28jun7:00 pm11:00 pm4th Annual Frank Varischetti All-Star Game7:00 pm - 11:00 pm edt Frank Varischetti Field, 3700 Commonwealth Avenue, Brockway, PACounties:Cameron,JeffersonCategory:Motorsports

2019fri28jun7:30 pm11:00 pmBRP Modified Tour7:30 pm - 11:00 pm EDT Thunder Mountain Speedway, 3406 Ramseytown Road, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Motorsports

2019sat29jun9:00 am1:00 pmAnnual Fiery 5K9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT Corsice Fire Hall, 201 Main St, Corsica, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Endurance Challenges

2019sat29jun12:00 pm3:00 pmBowdish Model Railroad12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT Jefferson County History Center, 176 Main St, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Other Events

2019sat29jun5:00 pm9:00 pmContra Dance & Potluck5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Quiet Creek Herb Farm, 93 Quiet Creek Lane, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Children’s Events,Food & Wine,Music

2019sat29jun7:00 pm11:00 pmThe Gateway Special7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT Humminbird Speedway, 316 Broadway StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Motorsports

2019sun30jun(jun 30)9:00 amsat06jul(jul 6)10:00 pmGround Hog Festival9:00 am - (july 6) 10:00 pm EDT Barclay Square, Punxsutawney, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2019sun30jun10:00 am10:00 pmGround Hog Festival Sunday10:00 am - 10:00 pm EDT Barclay Square, Punxsutawney, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

2019sun30jun6:00 pm8:00 pmBrockway's Music in the Park6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT American Legion State, Taylor Memorial ParkCounties:JeffersonCategory:Music

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2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday

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2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair(june 30) 12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday

2019fri05jul(jul 5)12:00 amsat06(jul 6)11:59 pmFeaturedWeekend in the Wilds12:00 am - 11:59 pm (6) EST Emporium, downtown area, Emporium, PACounties:CameronCategory:Crafts & Markets,Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Theater & Arts

2019fri12jul(jul 12)8:30 amsun14(jul 14)10:00 pmFeaturedRed, White, and Blueberry Festival8:30 am - 10:00 pm (14) EST ReynoldsvilleCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Food & Wine

2019sun14jul(jul 14)10:00 amsat20(jul 20)10:00 pmFeaturedJefferson County Fair10:00 am - 10:00 pm (20) EST Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1514 Rt. 28N, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2019sun21jul(jul 21)9:00 amsat27(jul 27)10:00 pmFeaturedClarion County Fair9:00 am - 10:00 pm (27) EST Clarion County Fairgrounds, 137 Park RoadCounties:ClarionCategory:Children’s Events,Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2019thu25jul(jul 25)12:00 amsat27(jul 27)11:59 pmFeaturedAllegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo12:00 am - 11:59 pm (27) EST Flying W Ranch, 685 Flying W Ranch RdCounties:ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Motorsports

2019thu25jul(jul 25)12:00 amsun28(jul 28)11:59 pmFeaturedEast Brady Riverfest12:00 am - 11:59 pm (28) EST East BradyCounties:ClarionCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Food & Wine,Music

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