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CENTRE REGION PARK DIRECTORY

As of 31 Mar 05      Compiled by Centre Region Parks & Recreation

State College Borough - 115 Acres

Please call
(814) 231-3071 for directions.

College Township - 180 Acres
Harris Township - 64 Acres
Ferguson Township - 258 Acres
Patton Township - 237 Acres
Centre Regional Recreation Authority - 78 Acres
Centre Region COG - (68 Acres pending)
Park Name Acres Location Facilities Maintained
by
STATE COLLEGE BOROUGH - 115 acres
Central Parklet 0.5 241 S. Fraser St.
State College, PA
Tot climbing apparatus, picnic tables, at-grade stage CRPR
Nittany Village Park 0.5 1331 Old Boalsburg Rd.
State College, PA
Playground, picnic tables CRPR
East Fairmount Park 1.5 518 E. Fairmount Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, picnic tables CRPR
South Hills Park 1.5 126 Aikens Place
State College, PA
Playground, covered picnic table, basketball court CRPR
Smithfield Park 1.7 1210 Smithfield St.
State College, PA
Playground, picnic pavilion, half-court basketball CRPR
Tusseyview Park 4.5 320 E. Marylyn Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, basketball, 2 tennis courts, picnic pavilion CRPR
High Point Park 6.2 855 Whitehall Rd.
State College, PA
Playground, basketball, one tennis court, youth ballfield w/seasonal soccer field, picnic tables CRPR
Thompson Woods Preserve
(portion in SC Borough)
6.75 Walnut Springs Lane
State College, PA
Hiking trails, nature study
CRPR
Holmes-Foster Park 11 2 entrances:
600 S. Sparks St. and
901 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA.
2 picnic pavilions, 2 playground areas, basketball court, horseshoes, 2 bocce courts, restroom building (seasonal) CRPR
Orchard Park 19.4 1060-1106 Bayberry Dr.
State College, PA
Playgrounds, picnic pavilion, lawn volleyball court, 2 tennis courts, adult softball field w/seasonal soccer field, youth ballfield, basketball court, bike path, walking path, amphitheater, restroom building (seasonal) CRPR
Walnut Springs Park 19.4 711 Walnut Springs Lane
State College, PA
Hiking trails, nature study CRPR
Sunset Park 20 850 McKee St.
State College, PA
Playground, 2 picnic pavilions, basketball court, exercise trail, horseshoes, youth ballfield, hiking trail, restroom building (seasonal) CRPR
Lederer Park 21.8 1101 University Drive
State College, PA
Walking paths, arboretum, 2 picnic pavilions CRPR
COLLEGE TOWNSHIP - 180 acres
Thompson Woods Playlot 1.8 Walnut Springs Lane
State College, PA
For future development College
Township
Harris Acres Parklet 2.0 410 W. Hubler Road
State College, PA
- College
Township
Mt. Nittany Terrace Parklet 2.7 off Jay Lane
College Twp.
- College
Township
Oak Grove Parklet 2.92 100 Villandry Blvd.
State College, PA
- College
Township
Nittany Orchard Park 6.3 247 Cortland Circle
Lemont, PA
Playground, 1 tennis court (under construction), basketball court, youth ballfield, gazebo CRPR
Mountainside Park 7.17 575 Matilda Ave.
Lemont, PA
- College
Township
Penn Hills Park 10.14 2601 Penbrook Lane
State College, PA
Youth ballfield, play equipment College
Township
Slab Cabin Park 14.02 316 Elmwood St.
State College, PA
Picnic pavilion (at bottom), playground (at top), seasonal sledding slope, covered bridge CRPR
Dalevue Park 14.78 413 Goldfinch Dr.
State College, PA
playground, picnic pavilion, bike path, basketball, 1 tennis court, volleyball, youth ballfield CRPR
Fogelman Fields Park 15 211 Scholl Street (behind Houserville Elem. School) (Opening Spring 2005)
3 dedicated soccer fields, walking paths
CRPR
Stony Batter Natural Area 32.90 End of Mt. Nittany Road
Lemont, PA
Hiking trail to Mt. Nittany overlooks. College
Township
Spring Creek Park 33.99 Two entrances:
901 Houserville Rd.

&
Puddintown Road

State College, PA.
Playground, horseshoes, 3 picnic pavilions, sand volleyball, 4 tennis courts, walking paths, adult softball field, adult baseball field, fitness unit, covered bridge, fishing, restroom building (seasonal), maintenance building. 29.3 CRPR
4.69 Twp.
Thompson Woods Preserve
(portion in College Twp.)
36.6 Walnut Springs Lane
State College, PA
Hiking trails, nature study
CRPR
HARRIS TOWNSHIP - 64 acres
Country Place Park 4.1 100 Honeysuckle Dr.
Boalsburg, PA
Playground, half-court basketball CRPR
Blue Spring Park 8 230 Wagner St.
Boalsburg, PA
Basketball, 2 youth ballfields w/ seasonal soccer field, seasonal (on-ground) ice rink, playground, pavilion CRPR
Nittany View Park 9 1021 Boalsburg Pike
Boalsburg, PA
Pavilion, playground, walking path, youth ball field, seasonal soccer field CRPR
Kaywood Park 10 1120 Karmel St.
Boalsburg, PA
Playground, pavilion, basketball court, youth ballfield CRPR
Stan Yoder
Memorial Preserve
15 450 West Main St.
Boalsburg, PA.
Walking paths, nature study.  CRPR
Eugene Fasick Park 18.3 Section 1:
202 Willowbrook Dr.
Section 2 (Main):
110 Fasick Park Lane
Boalsburg, PA
Playground, bocce court, horseshoes, nature trail, youth ballfield, pavilion, basketball court CRPR
FERGUSON TOWNSHIP - 258 acres
Overlook Heights Totlot 1 356 E. Clinton Ave.
State College, PA
Playground CRPR
Meadows Park 2 101 Timothy Lane
PA. Furnace, PA
Playground, basketball, picnic pavilion CRPR
Park Hills Park 4 1253 Park Hills Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, youth ballfield CRPR
Westfield Park 5.7 off Sunset Drive
Pine Grove Mills, PA
For future development Ferguson
Township
Greenbriar -
Saybrook Park
8 1386 North Foxpointe Dr.
State College, PA
Playground, horseshoes, basketball court, 2 pavilions, walking path CRPR
Autumnwood Park 9.5 2207 Autumnwood Drive
State College, PA
Playground, soccer field (in basin), walking path CRPR
Suburban Park 10 101 Suburban Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, youth ballfield, 2 tennis courts, basketball, pavilion, bike path CRPR
Homestead Park 10 145 Farmstead Lane
State College, PA
Playground, pavilion, basketball, walking path, youth ballfield w/ seasonal soccer field CRPR
Haymarket Park 12 1631 Bristol Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, pavilion, 2 basketball courts, youth ballfield w/ seasonal soccer field CRPR
Park Crest Farm (at Tudek) 26 off Park Crest Lane
State College, PA
For future inclusion as part of Tom Tudek Memorial Park Tudek Trust
& Ferguson Twp.
Fairbrook Park 29 1210 Tadpole Rd.
PA. Furnace, PA
Playground, pavilion, walking path, youth ballfield w/ seasonal soccer fields CRPR
Tom Tudek
Memorial Park
61 400 Herman Dr.
State College, PA
Playground, basketball, pavilion, perimeter walking path (1.3  miles), bike path, youth ballfield w/seasonal soccer field, butterfly garden, restroom building (seasonal) CRPR
Former Ferguson Twp. Municipal Authority (Preserve) 80 Off Rt. 26, south of
Pine Grove Mills, PA.
No facilities. Ferguson
Township
PATTON TOWNSHIP - 237 acres
Carnegie Dr. Tot Lot 0.40 3164 Carnegie Drive
State College, PA
For future development Patton
Township
Ridgemont Parklet 0.46 206 Harvard Road
State College, PA
- Patton
Township
Park Forest Tot Lot 0.85 2049 N. Oak Lane
State College, PA
Pavilion, playground CRPR
Graycairn Park 1.5 168 Heiskel Drive
State College, PA
For future development Patton
Township
Ghaner Drive Parklet 2.21 265 Ghaner Drive
State College, PA
- Patton
Township
Cedar Cliff Park 2.48 324 Manhasset Drive
State College, PA
For future development Patton
Township
Oakwood Park 4.33 180 Oakwood Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, pavilions, youth ballfield, walking path CRPR
Marjorie Mae Park 4.7 701 Marjorie Mae
State College, PA
Play equipment Patton
Township
Woodycrest Park 6 1936 Lauck St.
State College, PA
Playground, basketball court, youth ballfield w/ seasonal soccer field, pavilion CRPR
Ambleside Park 7.14 161 Ambleside Court
State College, PA
For future development Patton
Township
Graysdale Park 14.1 880 Grays Woods Blvd.
Port Matilda, PA
Playground, soccer field, youth ballfield, basketball, pavilion, walking path CRPR
Green Hollow Park 15.64 1900 Park Forest Ave.
State College, PA
Playground, 2 tennis courts, basketball court, youth ballfield CRPR
Circleville Park 37.69 3225 Circleville Rd.
State College, PA
Playground, dedicated soccer field, youth ballfield, pavilion, disc-golf course, walking path.
(Park not fully developed)
10 CRPR

27.69 Twp.

Circleville Woods 65 2950 Circleville Road
State College, PA
Open space with trail system Patton
Township
Crust Tract 74.36 2501 Bernel Road
State College, PA
For future development Patton
Township
CENTRE REGIONAL REC. AUTHORITY - 78 acres
Centre Region
Senior Center
n/a 131 S. Fraser St. #1
State College, PA
Senior Citizen Center CRPR
Houserville Elem. Ballfield 1.5 Houserville Elem. School
State College, PA
Youth ballfield CRPR
Ferguson Elem. Ballfields 3 Ferguson Elem. School
Pine Grove Mills, PA
2 youth ballfields w/ seasonal soccer field CRPR
Wm. Welch Comm. Pool 3.15 670 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA
Outdoor Swimming Pool CRPR
Radio Park Elem. Ballfields 4 Radio Park Elem. School
State College, PA
2 youth ballfields CRPR
Park Forest Comm. Pool 4.4 2100 School Drive
State College, PA
Outdoor Swimming Pool
w/ picnic pavilion
CRPR
Millbrook Marsh
Nature Ctr.
62 614 Puddintown Road
State College, PA
barn, nature trails, boardwalk w/ birdblind, pavilion CRPR
COG c/o CT, HT, PT, SCB - 68 acres (pending settlement)
Oak Hall Parkland 68 off Linden Hall Road
Boalsburg, PA
For future development CRPR
Centre Region Municipal Parkland Summary
Municipality Municipality-maintained CRPR-maintained Total  Capital Costs
c/o
SC Borough 0 acres 115 acres 115 acres Municipality
College Twp. 64 116 180 Municipality
Harris Twp. 0 64 64 Municipality
Ferguson Twp. 112 146 258 Municipality
Patton Twp. 186 51 237 Municipality
CRRA n/a 78 78 Shared
COG (Proposed for
Oak Hall tract)
n/a 68 68  Shared
TOTAL 362 acres 570 acres
(638 w/ Oak Hall parkland, when acquired)
1,000 acres total (w/ Oak Hall parkland) -

For parks, the owning municipality funds acquisition & capital improvements; maintenance services, program services, and operational supplies are provided by CRPR (with regionally-shared funding determined by the COG Formula).
Regional facilities (pools, nature center, senior center, leased sites) are capitalized according to the Annual COG Formula.

NOTE: Starting in mid-1988, new parks were added for regional maintenance only if the site was 4 or more acres. Existing parks under 4 acres that were regionally-maintained were grandfathered.


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