Nearby Attractions

Whipple Dam State Park

Whipple Dam Beach

"A beautiful day use area, the 256-acre Whipple Dam State Park is a delightful and quiet place to visit. The lake is the perfect place to indulge in a refreshing dip, bird watch or just relax." (click here)

Greenwood Furnace State Park

Greenwood Furnace Picture

"Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Huntingdon County, historic Greenwood Furnace State Park offers a unique recreational experience. The park is on the western edge of an area of Central Pennsylvania known as the Seven Mountains. It is an area of rugged beauty, abundant wildlife, breathtaking vistas and peaceful solitude." (click here)

Penn-Roosevelt State Park

Penn-Roosevelt State Park

"This 41-acre park is in an isolated area of the Seven Mountains region known as the Stone Creek Kettle. While this Centre County park is small in size, it is surrounded by an 80,000-acre block of Rothrock State Forest. Penn-Roosevelt is a good base for those seeking low-density recreation on this vast expanse of public land." (click here)

Alan Seeger Natural Area

Alan Seeger Natural Area

"This 390-acre area along Standing Stone Creek includes virgin white pine and hemlock. Towering above the trail as it winds through 20-foot-high rhododendrons is a hemlock forest bypassed by the loggers at the end of the 19th century. Here are magnificent trees, many over 4 feet DBH and reaching several hundred years old." (click here)

Shaver's Creek Nature Center

Shaver's Creek Nature Center

"Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center is an outreach resource of Penn State University that delivers environmental education, serves as an outdoor classroom, and is a fun place to visit--where learning comes naturally. The Center features a Raptor Center, a Discovery Room, trails, nature walks, and programs for nature lovers of all ages." (click here)

Stone Valley Recreation Center

Stone Valley Recreation Center

"Sail across the lake on lazy summer days; take brisk hikes through the autumn woods; ski silently through the white world of winter; watch nature burst into life in the spring. All this and much more awaits you at the Stone Valley Recreation Area. Located in the scenic woodlands of central Pennsylvania, this seven hundred acre park features rustic looking facilities in a natural setting. The wood and stone buildings are in harmony with the natural beauty of the valley, rich with hardwood, conifers, and wildlife. Laurence J. Perez lake (previously known as Stone Valley Lake,) which is fed by Shaver's Creek, provides homes for beavers, fish, frogs, turtles, and other water loving creatures. The Stone Valley Recreation Area offers year round outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for you and your family. We invite you to visit us and discover the rich natural and cultural heritage and the recreational opportunities of Stone Valley Recreation Area." (click here)

Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam and Penn Roosevelt State Parks

This community group helps support the three beautiful State Parks in Northern Huntingdon County.  For more information (click here)

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