Parks & Recreation Areas

Come play in our big backyard. The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region boasts America’s best old-growth forest, the state’s only national forest, and many state parks and natural, wild, and recreational areas perfect for the entire family to see stunning vistas, view wildlife, and connect with nature.

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1,160-acre lake surrounded by Elk State Park, unlimited horsepower boating, picnicking, scenic overlook & Shady Ridge Nature Trail.

3,192-acre park in the rugged mountains surrounding East Branch Lake, picnicking, fishing, power boating, waterskiing, and hunting. Nearby streams offer many native brook trout.

Cook Forest State Park is known for its stands of old-growth forest. The park’s Forest Cathedral of towering white pines and hemlocks is designated as a National Natural Landmark. The Forest Cathedral is a short hike on Longfellow Trail from the Log Cabin Environmental Learning Center. Many of the pines have been standing for well over 300 years, and some of the hemlocks are more than 400 years old.

Public pool with $5 daily admission. Host many fun events each session. Check our Facebook page for event dates, info, and times.

On February 2nd, thousands of people from all around the world wait with the Groundhog Club Inner Circle for daybreak and Phil's official prognostication. Open year round. This is a must-see attraction.

216-acre rugged plateau with boulders, streams, steep valleys, and some old-growth forest with trees up to four feet in diameter.

251-acre reservoir. Electric and unpowered boats only. Boat ramp and parking available. Big Bass Program Regulations. Fishing includes musky, walleye, crappie, and perch. Great for kayaking and canoeing.

Explore acres of mountain laurel. Pavilion, benches, and a driving loop to view Pennsylvania’s state flowers, which feture beautiful pink and white blooms in June.

On the Allegheny River at Tionesta, 22.5-acre island, open to public use, offers a boat launch, fishing pier, one-mile walk/bike trail, and Sherman Memorial Lighthouse.

38 Campground sites along the east branch of Millstone Creek open mid April to mid Dec, some electric, picnic tables, and fire ring. Group campsites for 50 people.  Flush toilets, showers, swimming picnic shelters, volleyball. Reservations accepted.

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2018fri16nov(nov 16)2:00 pmsat22dec(dec 22)4:00 pmFeatured2018 Holiday Art Show & Exhibit(november 16) 2:00 pm - (december 22) 4:00 pm EST The Red Brick Gallery, 17 Main St, Foxburg, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Arts,Featured,Holiday

2018sat15dec12:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedHoliday Open House12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Sinnemahoning State Park, Wildlife Center, Sinnemahoning, PACounties:CameronCategory:Crafts & Markets,Featured,Holiday,State Parks: Events & Programs

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