Jacksonville Road, Bellefonte.
Camp Blue Diamond
4013 Blue Diamond Dr., Petersburg, PA
Jacksonville Road, Bellefonte.
Hemlock Acres Coburn.
Seven Mountains Potters
Snow Shoe Campground
Snow Show, PA.
Vacation Acres II
Rt 45, Woodward
Woodward Cave & Campground
Rt 45, Woodward
east of Centre Hall on Rt 192
FARMS & ANIMAL PARKS
Cow, Horse, Sheep Barns
Penn State Campus
Deer Park Penn State
RR #1, Box 414, Julian, PA.
Centre Hills Country Club
901 E Branch Rd, State College.
Elks Country Club
Rt 45 & 322, Boalsburg.
Freestone Golf Course
322 between Port Matilda & State College
Nittany Country Club
110 Country Club Drive, Mingoville
Phone: 814-383-4662, 355-3973,
or 814-383-4093 for more info.
Penn State Golf Courses
1523 W. College Ave., University Park.
Pebble Creek Miniature
1890 S. Atherton St, State College
Spring Run Mini Golf &
560 Axemann Rd, Bellefonte
Tussey Mountain Par 3
IMPS Lakeside Marine
Bald Eagle State Park
$10 pass for unlimited launches at Raystown between Jan 1
and Dec 31, 1999. $25 pass accepted at all Corps-controlled
lakes throughout U.S. Make check payable to U.S. Treasury
and mail to Raystown Lake, R.D. 1, Bos 222, Hesston, PA 16647.
Phone orders also accepted payable by credit card at 658-3405,
PARKS, FORESTS, NATURAL
Alan Seeger Natural Area
150 acres along banks of Standing Stone Creek. Located along
Bear Meadows Road and Stone Creek Road.
Allegheny Portage National
Gallitzen exit of Rt. 22
Bald Eagle State Forest
Bald Eagle State Park
Located along Rt 150 near Howard. Recreation includes: Fishing,
hunting, hiking, camping, picnicking, boating, and swimming.
Bear Meadows Natural Area
325 acre section of Rothrock State Forest located along Bear
Meadows Road near Tussey Mountain Ski Area. Hiking trails.
Largest fresh water bog in the East.
Big Flat Laurel Natural
Located on high mountain plateau near the intersection
of Bear Gap and Gettis Ridge Roads
Black Moshannon State
wheelchair accessible boardwalk.
Located off of Rt 504 east of Philipsburg. Recreation includes:
Fishing, hiking, camping, picnicking, cabins, and swimming
Detwiler Run Natural Area
45 acres located at head of Detwiler Branch of Standing Stone
Greenwood Furnace State
Covers 423 acres including a six-acre lake. The entrance to
the park is on PA route 305, a 15 minute drive west of Belleville,
PA or a 40 minute drive southeast of State College.
includes: Picnicking, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking
Winter Sports includes: ice skating and snowmobiling.
Family Camping facilities include 50 forested tent and trailer
campsites open from the second Friday in April until the end
of anterless deer hunting season in late December.
Many areas of the park are wheel chair accessible.
Millbrook Marsh Nature
Ole Bull State Park
Penn Roosevelt State Park
Can be reached easily from U.S. Route 322 one half mile east of Potters Mills (where 322 changes from 2 to 4 lanes) turn south onto Crowfield Road (six miles to park) or further east, turn south, (near the runaway truck ramp) onto Stone Creek Road (also six miles to park). Penn Roosevelt can also be reached from Greenwood Furnace State Park. Turn onto Black Lick Road at the park office. Follow the Penn Roosevelt signs (12 miles to the park). Picnicking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Fishing, Cross Country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping. 15 primitive campsites, some walk-in, are available for tents only.
Poe Paddy State Park
Located 4 miles east of Poe Valley State Park on Big Poe Road.
Recreation includes: Camping, fishing, picnicking, and hiking.
Poe Valley State Park
Located 10 miles south of Millheim off of Rt45. Recreation
includes: Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, boating, and
Quehanna Wild Area
50,000 acres spanning Elk and Moshannon Counties. Located
one hour north of State College. From Bellefonte take Rt 144
north to village of Moshannon. Take Rt 879 through Karthaus,
turn right onto Quehanna Highway (Rt 1011). Wild area after
town of Piper
Raymond B. Winter State
Located 5 miles east of Livonia off Rt 192. Recreation includes:
Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, and picnicking
Shaver's Creek Environmental
Located 15 miles south of State College off Rt 26 in Stone
Valley Recreation Area. Open 10 A.M.-5 P.M. daily
Phone:863-2000 or 667-6424
Stone Valley Recreation
Trails to hike or ski, picknicking, boat rental, fishing,
ice skating,ice fishing, cabin and lodge rentals, nature center
Whipple Dam State Park
256-acre state park located in the northeastern corner of
Huntingdon County, 12 miles south of State College. The park
is easily reached by turning east off PA Route 26 at the Whipple
Dam State Park sign. A variety of recreational opportunities
including: boating, fishing, wildlife, swimming, picnicking,ice
skating, and snowmobiling.
Access for people with disabilities
Call Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-800-654-5984(TDD)
or out of state (717)675-1211 to find out how the Bureau of
State Parks may accommodate your needs.
General state park info 1-800-63-PARKS
Winter Park Cabin Rentals
- 27 state parks have cabin rentals from $316 to $492 per week.
Information and Reservations - (888) PA-PARKS.
Blue Knob Overland
Rt 6 between
Coudersport & Galeton, PA.
Elk Mountain Uniondale,
Holiday Valley Ellicottville,
Jack Frost/Big Boulder
Off of exit 43 of I-80.
of Donegal exit (#9) of PA Turnpike.
Ski Liberty Carroll
8 mi SW of Gettysburg.
Ski Sawmill Rt 287
Tussey Mountain Ski Resort
Trails, Hiking & Biking
and Scenic Drives
All Terrain Vehicle Trails
in Sproul State Forest open for winter recreation from
Jan until April 1. For more info call (570)923-6011
State College take state Route 45 west to Spruce Creek. Before
reaching the town of Spruce Creek look for Colerain Rd. on
the left. Follow Colerain Rd. to Brady, Kepler, state Route
26 and return to state Route 45 at Pine Grove Mills.
From State College follow West College Ave. (state Route 26)
to Pine Grove Mills and continue over the mountain. Harry's
Valley Road is the first dirt road on the right as you descend
state Route 26. Be careful: It's at the first sharp turn and
it's a dangerous intersection. Follow Harry's Valley Rd. for
1.9 miles and look for the wooden signpost on the right that
says Crownover Trail. The signpost is an upright 4 by 4 post;
not a large painted sign. It can be easy to miss so watch
your odometer. You can park a short distance past it on the
Fall Foliage Drive
Take Rt 322 to Tussey Mt Ski Area. Follow Bear Meadows Road
into Rothrock State Forest then onto Laurel Run Road to top
of mountain. Follow Laurel Run Road 12 miles to Whipple Dam
State Park and Rt 26
From State College take state Route 26 South and head for
Whipple Dam State Park. Before entering the park you'll reach
a dirt road. Turn right going away from Whipple Dam. This
is Greenlee Road. Stay on it for seven miles until you reach
a T-intersection with Laurel Run Road; turn left and return
to Whipple Dam.
John Wert Path
S.C. take Rt 322 E to Tussey Mountain Ski Area. Follow Bear
Meadows Road for 3 miles, park at the stone monument on the
right. the path is posted on the left after crossing the bridge.
Little Flat Lookout Tower
From S.C. take state Rte. 322 E. to Tussey Mountain Ski
area Bear Meadows Rd. to first intersection. Turn right onto
Laurel Run Rd. (dirt) and continue to the top of the mountain.
As you descend the other side, a grated road is on the left.
Park here and follow the road (one mile) to the tower. Return
the same way.
Little Shingletown Road
From S.C. take state Rte. 322 E. to Tussey Mountain
Ski area Bear Meadows Rd. to first intersection. Turn right
onto Laurel Run Rd. (dirt) and continue to the top of the
mountain. A yellow gate on the right marks Little Shingletown
days, try biking this rails to trails bike path which follows
the Juniata River. If you are interested, call Rails to Trails
of Central Pa at (814)832-2400 for more information.
Take U.S. Route 322 East to Tussey Mountain ski area. After
entering State Forest land continue on Bear Meadows Rd. to
North Bear Meadows Rd. Follow to the top of the ridge where
it meets Gettis Ridge Rd. Park here and look for the Mid-State
Midstate Trail West
From State College, follow West College Ave. (state Route
26) to Pine Grove Mills and continue over the mountain. Harry's
Valley Rd. is the first dirt road on the right as you descend
state Route 26. Be careful: It's a dangerous intersection.
Follow Harry's Valley Rd for 1.9 miles and look for the wooden
signpost on the right that says Crownover Trail. The signpost
is an upright post: not a large painted sign. It can be easy
to miss so watch your odometer. You can park a short distance
past it on the left.
Path of Progress
national heritage driving route that winds through nine southwestern
Pine Swamp Road
From State College take route 26 South to Whipple Dam State
Park. Drive past Whipple Dam (do not cross the water). The
paved road will meet the dirt road (Laurel Run Road). Continue
four miles, and Pine Swamp Road will be on the left. It will
return you to state Route 26, bear right to return to State
Several trails can be accessed
from Pine Swamp Road including:
Musser Trail--1.0 mile from beginning of Pine Swamp Road
Pine Swamp Trail--2.2 mile from beginning of Pine Swamp Road
Box Spring Trail--3.3 miles from beginning of Pine Swamp Road
Mid-State Trail--3.5 miles from beginning of Pine Swamp Road
Ironstone Trail--marked trail (blue blazes ) off of Mid-State
Rails to Trails Home Page
Rock Run intersection
of Tram Road and state route 504
5 miles from Black Moshannon
Tussey Ridge - Mid-State
If using a car shuttle, leave a car at Jo Hays
Vista, on state Route 26 above Pine Grove Mills. Then return
to U. S. Route 322 East to Tussey Mountain ski area. Follow
Bear Meadows Road into Rothrock State Forest. Laurel Run Road
(dirt) is the right hand turn at the first intersection. Follow
to the top of the mountain. Begin hiking at the yellow gate
where the Mid-State Trail crosses the road.
VINEYARDS & WINERIES
Kolln Vineyards and Winery
Mount Nittany Vineyard
and Winery Centre Hall, PA.
The Winery at Wilcox
2901 E. College Ave., State College
Pennsylvania Fly Fishing
Centre County is blessed with 37 trout streams. You can fish a different stream every day for a month and not fish the same stream twice. When you factor in the nearby waters in other counties, the angling possibilities are extremely diverse and interesting.
Skate Park at Tussey Mountain Fun Center
Rt 322 E. Boalsburg, PA.
See the Stars-- Every
clear Friday night. Sponsored by PSU Astronomy students @
Davey Lab, Penn State Campus.