Pennsylvania Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Pennsylvania? View Pennsylvania parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Supervisors Office Forest Supervisor 4 Farm Colony Drive Warren, PA 16365 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, DIVING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds BUCKALOONS LOLETA RECREATION DEWDROP KIASUTHA RED BRIDGE (PA) TRACY RIDGE WILLOW BAY TWIN LAKES (PA) FARNSWORTH CABIN HEARTS CONTENT RECREATION AREA KELLY PINES CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Penoke Trail: Penoke Trailhead Allegheny Wild and Scenic River Longhouse National Scenic Byway Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Allegheny National Forest Established in 1923, Allegheny National Forest (ANF) is Pennsylvania™s only National Forest. Situated in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, the ANF is composed of plateau tops with elevations up to approximately 2,300 feet and

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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The park is located just off U.S. Route 22 approximately 12 miles west of Altoona and 10 miles east of Ebensburg. Take the Gallitzin Exit and turn right, following the signs. Visitors prior to 1992 accessed the park in other ways, but the GALLITZIN EXIT of US Route 22 is now the way to access the visitor center and historic area. Phone (814) 886-6150 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Official Website Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Map The first railroad to circumvent the Allegheny Mountains, the Allegheny Portage Railroad was the finishing piece of the Pennsylvania Mainline Canal. “The Portage,” opened in 1834,

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Allegheny Reservoir, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Warren, 9 miles east on PA 59. Phone (814) 726-0661 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Allegheny Reservoir Map Allegheny Reservoir Website Totally surrounded by forest, Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir are the heart of one of the largest and most popular outdoor recreation complexes in the northeastern United States. The Allegheny Reservoir spans the border between Pennsylvania and New York. In Pennsylvania , the reservoir is completely surrounded by the Allegheny National Forest; and in New York by Allegany State Park and the Allegany Indian Reservation of the Seneca Nation.

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Aylesworth Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Jermyn Boro, PA, 10 miles east of Scranton, PA on Rt 6 Phone (570) 679-2381 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Aylesworth Creek Lake Website A 4-acre lake featuring a beach, picnic area and hiking trails. Located near East Jermyn, in Lackawanna County, about 10 mi upstream from Scranton on US 6.

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Beltzville Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Allentown, north on PA Turnpike northeast Extension to Exit 34. Cross PA 209 and take Township Route 444 to project. Phone (610) 377-0438 Activities BIKING, BOATING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Beltzville Lake Website Facebook Beltzville Lake is a 3,600-acre project, having a 947-acre lake. The Corps operates and maintains the dam and a small visitor center. Recreation is managed under a lease agreement with the PA Bureau of State Parks, which provides swimming, boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting in season and other outdoor activities at Beltzville State Park.

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Blue Marsh Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Reading, approx. 5 miles northwest on PA 183 to Bern Church, then left following project signs to the lake. Phone (610) 376-6337 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds BLUE MARSH LAKE (DRY BROOKS DAY USE AREA) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Blue Marsh Lake Website Blue Marsh Lake Photo Album Facebook Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Facilities include a day use area with swim beach, bathhouse, food concession, picnic areas, volleyball courts, pavilions available for rental; visitor center; three boat launches; and a stilling basin. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being

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Conemaugh River Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Follow signs 7 miles east from Saltsburg. Phone (724) 459-7240 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds CONEMAUGH LAKE PAVILIONS Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Conemaugh River Lake Map Conemaugh Valley Conservancy Conemaugh River Lake Photo Album Conemaugh River Lake Website Facebook An unusual endowment of cultural resources attract visitors to Conemaugh Dam. Adjacent to the Dam site Recreation Area, historical development is currently underway with the construction of the Trail of Transportation History and the Tunnel view Historic Site. The riverside trail follows the towpath that runs along the Main Line Canal that once connected Philadelphia with Pittsburgh (1834 ? 1854). Overlooks

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Cowanesque Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Located near Lawrenceville, PA, just below the New York state line, off US Route 15 and between PA Route 49 and County Route 58052. Phone (570) 835-5281 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds LAWRENCE RECREATION AREA SOUTH SHORE RECREATION AREA Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Cowanesque Lake Photo Album Cowanesque Lake Website Facebook This Corps project located near the New York state line in North Central Pennsylvania provides a 1,085-acre lake with 17 miles of shoreline for use by campers and day trippers.

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Crooked Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Kittanning, 7 miles south on PA 66. Phone (724) 763-3161 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hancock Bend Boat Launch and Recreation Area Damsite and Spillway Recreation Area Crooked Creek Lake Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Crooked Creek Lake Map Facebook Crooked Creek Lake Photo Album Crooked Creek Lake Website Crooked Creek Rangers developed the Corps’ first Auto Tour Trail. The trail takes in the local history of Armstrong County and local townships. Visitors are provided information on the one room schools of 1867, the first water-powered sawmill and depreciation lands awarded soldiers of the American Revolutionary War. The trail was

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Curwensville Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Clearfield, west on PA 879 to Curwensville, 4 miles south on PA 453. Phone (814) 236-2000 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Curwensville Lake Website Curwensville Lake Photo Album The recreation area at this central Pennsylvania lake is operated and maintained by Clearfield County. Day-use facilities include a beach, launch ramp, picnicing and play fields. A modern campground is also located in this recreation area.

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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions For details and directions on places of interest in the Delaware and Leigh National Heritage Corridor, visit, http://delawareandlehigh.org/. Phone (610) 923-3548 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Official Website Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Map Come journey through five Pennsylvania counties bursting with heritage and brimming with outdoor adventure. Follow the D&L Trail, a historic pathway marked with stories about hearty lumberjacks, coal miners, lock tenders, and railroaders. Explore the history of the Corridor at the National Canal Museum or along quiet canal paths, challenging bike trails and the rippling waters of the river.

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Delaware Water Gap National, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a long, narrow park that sits between two major interstates, I-80 at the south and I-84 at the north. US 209 is the main north/south road through the park on the Pennsylvania side and Old Mine Road is the main north/south road though the park on the New Jersey side. Phone (570) 426-2452 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Alosa Campsites Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Official Website Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Map Paddlers slip down the river between low forested mountains; anglers wade the trout streams; hikers scan the valley from the ridge

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East Branch Clarion River Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Phone (814) 965-2065 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Facebook East Branch Clarion River Lake Map East Branch Clarion River Lake Website Elk State Park is located at this lake in scenic western Pennslyvania, 14 miles north east of Johnsonburg.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is located at 532 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. It sits in an urban area served by Interstates 95 and 676. On- street parking is usually available near the site. The site is also easily accessible by public transportation. See the directions web page for more information. Phone (215) 965-2305 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Official Website Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Map Described as horrifying, mystifying, and brilliant, Poe™s writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Edgar Allan Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons

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Eisenhower National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions There is no parking available on site. Access to the site is only available via shuttle buses that leave from the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center (at 1195 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325) throughout the day. Phone (717) 338-9114 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Eisenhower National Historic Site Official Website Eisenhower National Historic Site Map Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a much needed respite from Washington and

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Erie National Wildlife Refuge, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Interstate I-79 North to Exit 141; follow attraction signs along Route 285 East to Route 173 North to refuge. Interstate I-79 South to Exit 154; follow attraction signs along Route 198 to refuge. Phone 814-789-3585 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Erie National Wildlife Refuge Erie National Wildlife Refuge is located in Crawford County, 35 miles south of the City of Erie and 10 miles east of Meadville on the outskirts of Guys Mills village. The refuge consists of two separate land units. The Sugar Lake Division, containing 5,206 acres, is the unit closest to Guys Mills. The Seneca

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Flight 93 National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The entrance to the memorial is located on US Route 30/Lincoln Highway. Traveling east on the PA Turnpike take exit 110 – Somerset and follow the signs. Traveling west on the PA Turnpike take exit 146 – Bedford. GPS Address: 6424 Lincoln Highway, Stoystown, PA 15563. Please note mapping programs may note alternate entrances, but the only entrance to the memorial is located on US Route 30. For more details follow the link to our website Phone (814) 893-6322 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Flight 93 National Memorial Official Website Flight 93 National Memorial Map On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The main unit of the park is located 11 miles east of Uniontown, Pennsylvania on U.S. Highway 40. The visitor center, reconstructed Fort Necessity, Mount Washington Tavern and picnic area are located in the main unit of the park. Phone (724) 329-5512 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Fort Necessity National Battlefield Official Website Fort Necessity National Battlefield Map The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American

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Foster Joseph Sayers Dam, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-80, exit 23, 10 miles north on PA 150. Phone (570) 962-2500 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Foster Joseph Sayers Dam Website Foster Joseph Sayers Dam Photo Album Bald Eagle State Park provides a marina, campground, picnic areas, and beach at this 1,730-acre lake. A historical village is under restoration. From I-80, exit 23, 10 mi N on PA 150.

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Francis E. Walter Dam, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Scranton, south on PA Turnpike northeast Extension to Exit 35, east on PA 940. Phone (215) 377-0438 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Francis E. Walter Dam Photo Album Francis E. Walter Dam Website Facebook Francis E. Walter Dam ? An 1,800-acre project, having a small 80 acre reservoir but no Corps-operated recreation facilities. There is a boat launch area (no ramp), although there is a 10 hp limit. Swimming is not permitted. Picnicking, hiking and fishing are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission lands. Whitewater rafting is also available downstream. Information on whitewater releases can be obtained by accessing the Philadelphia District Web site

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Friendship Hill National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Friendship Hill NHS is located on PA 166 three miles north of Point Marion, Pennsylvania. Phone (724) 329-2501 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Friendship Hill National Historic Site Official Website Friendship Hill National Historic Site Map Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin’s accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.

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Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Gettysburg National Military Park is located in Adams County, Pennsylvania. The museum and visitor center is located at 1195 Baltimore Pike (Route 97) with a back entrance from the Taneytown Road (State Rt. 134). From North or South, follow US 15 to Gettysburg and watch for signs to direct you to the National Park Service Museum and Visitor Center. From East or West, drive into Gettysburg on US Rt. 30, turn South on Baltimore Street (Rt. 97), and follow signs to the entrance of the visitor center. Phone (717) 334-1124 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds MCMILLAN WOODS SCOUT AND YOUTH GROUP CAMPGROUND Historic Bushman House (Gettysburg) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The Gloria Dei Church is accessed from Christian Street in South Philadelphia. As in any city, use your street smarts and do not leave any valuables visible in your car. Several SEPTA bus routes serve the vicinity of the site. Visit the website for more information. Phone (215) 389-1513 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site Official Website Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site Map Before Pennsylvania there was New Sweden. Discover this last historic link to a forgotten past. Visit the church’s pastoral surroundings and its burial ground of patriots and ordinary citizens alike.

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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions On PA Route 345, 5 miles South of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. Phone (610) 582-8773 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Official Website Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Map Hopewell Furnace showcases an early American industrial landscape from natural resource extraction to enlightened conservation. Operating from 1771-1883, Hopewell and other “iron plantations” laid the foundation for the transformation of the United States into an industrial giant. The park’s 848 acres and historic structures illustrate the business, technology and lifestyle of our growing nation.

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Independence National Historical Park, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Independence National Historical Park is located in an urban area served by Interstates 95 and 676. The park is also easily accessible by public transportation, including SEPTA and PATCO mass transit routes. Whether you choose driving, the bus or the train, we recommend that you start your visit at the Independence Visitor Center at 6th and Market Streets. See the park’s website for specific directions. Phone (215) 965-2305 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Independence National Historical Park Official Website Independence National Historical Park Map Goods, ideas, and people intermingled in early Philadelphia. In this diverse city, a new republic was born. The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed inside Independence Hall. Nearby

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John Heinz at Tinicum National Wildlife Refuge, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From North: From I-95 South, take exit 14, Bartram Avenue; At the 5th traffic light turn right onto 84th Street; At 2nd light turn left onto Lindbergh Blvd. Follow one block to refuge entrance on right. From South: From I-95 North, take exit 10 (Airport); turn left at 1st light (Bartram Ave); turn left at 3rd light (84th St.); turn left at 2nd light (Lindbergh Blvd.) 1 block to refuge entrance on right. From West: From I-76 take I-476 South to I-95 North and follow as listed above (from South, to I-95 North exit 10) From East (New Jersey): Use either North or South directions. Phone 215-365-3118 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Take US Route 219 to the St Michael/Sidman exit. At the end of the exit ramp head East on PA 869 (there is a park sign at the end of the exit ramp). Travel approximately 1.5 miles on PA 869 watching for a left turn onto Lake Road at the sign for Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Follow Lake Road 1.5 miles until the visitor center appears on your right. Please park safely in the designated parking lot and not block any emergency access roads. Phone (814) 886-6170 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Johnstown Flood National Memorial Official Website Johnstown Flood National Memorial Map The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and

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Kettle Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Renovo, 5 miles West on PA 120 to Westport, 8 miles North on an unmarked state road. Phone (570) 923-1800 Activities BOATING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Kettle Creek Lake Website Surrounded by high mountains in a wild and scenic area, Kettle Creek State Park provides day use recreation facilities on Alvin R. Bush reservoir and campground adjacent to Corps land on the lake and downstream of the dam.

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Loyalhanna Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Saltsburg, 3/4 mile south on PA 981. Phone (724) 639-9013 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds BUSH RECREATION AREA Loyalhanna Lake Pavilions Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Loyalhanna Lake Trail Map Loyalhanna Lake Website Facebook Loyalhanna Lake Map Loyalhanna Lake Photo Album Set in an area of rugged, unspoiled scenery. From Saltsburg, 3/4 mi S on PA 981.

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Mahoning Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Mahoning Creek Lake is only 12 miles southeast of New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and 7 miles northwest of Dayton, Pennsylvania. Follow the brown Mahoning Lake directional signs to the project. Phone (814) 257-8811 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Mahoning Creek Lake Website Mahoning Creek Lake Map Facebook Situated among steep sided valleys and forested hillsides, Mahoning Creek Lake is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Blessed with clean water and a varied thriving fish population. In 1971, one of the largest Northern Pike ever recorded (42-7/8?) was reeled in from the waters below Mahoning Dam. Mahoning is

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Oil Region National Heritage Area, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Oil Region National Heritage Area is located in northwestern Pennsylvania. Commuter air service lands at the Venango Regional Airport in Franklin, Pennsylvania at the center of the Oil Region. Vehicle drivers who access Exits 29, 35, 42, and 45 of I-80 immediately enter the southern edge of the Oil Region National Heritage Area. Major communities are Emlenton, Barkeyville, Cranberry, Franklin, Oil City, and Titusville. Phone (814) 677-3152 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Oil Region National Heritage Area Official Website Oil Region National Heritage Area Map Oil Region National Heritage Area in northwestern Pennsylvania tells of the world™s first successful commercial oil well and a legacy of petroleum that continues to shape industry, society, and politics. The Oil

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Prompton Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Scranton, east on US 6 through Honesdale, north on PA 170 to project. Phone (610) 377-0438 Activities BOATING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Prompton Lake Website Prompton Lake ? A 526-acre project, having a 290-acre lake. Except for a single boat launch, there is no Corps-operated recreation. Swimming is not permitted. Boating is permitted, although there is a 10-hp limit. Picnicking and hiking are available, as is hunting, in season, on adjacent PA Game Commission-managed lands. Majority of land surrounding the lake is owned by the Commonwealth of PA, and is designated as Prompton State Park. Presently undeveloped.

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Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Park Headquarters is 2 miles east of PA 26 at Hesston. Phone (814) 658-3405 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds SEVEN POINTS (PA) SUSQUEHANNOCK NANCY’S BOAT TO SHORE CAMPGROUND (PA) Aitch Picnic Shelter Tatman Run Picnic Shelter Corbin’s Island Picnic Shelter Seven Points Picnic Shelters Weaver Falls Shelter Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Friends of Raystown Lake Branch Camp Lake Raystown Resort Seven Points Marina Raystown Lake Website Raystown Lake Photo Album Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau Here you will find boating, fishing, camping, hiking, swimming, and scenic beauty. This twisting lake, the largest entirely

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Rivers Of Steel National Heritage Area, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The Bost Building is located at 623 E. Eighth Avenue in Homestead, PA. Phone (412) 464-4020 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Rivers Of Steel National Heritage Area Official Website Rivers Of Steel National Heritage Area Map Situated in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area reveals how one region, in a sustained and thunderous blast of innovation, ambition and fire, forever changed America and its place in the world. It is the story of the industrialists and the workers who pushed an infant industry to it ultimate limits and in doing so pushed the world into the Age of Steel.

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Shenango River Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Take the Sharon/Hermitage exit 4b from Interstate 80 and go North on SR 18 for approximately 7 miles. Take the Birchwood Drive exit and head South on SR18 for about 1/4 mile. Turn right onto West Lake Drive and the Shenango Recreation Area is 1/4 mile on the left. Phone (724) 962-7746 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds SHENANGO REC AREA CAMPGROUND Shenango Lake Shenango Lakeside Picnic Shelter Shenango Lake Mahaney Spruce Cove Trails End Rolling Meadows Skyline Picnic Shelters Shenango Lake Clark Picnic Shelter Shenango Lake Mahaney Outflow Riverview Picnic Shelter Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Steamtown National Historic Site, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Our GPS coordinates are: N 41.410730 (latitude), W 75.671329 (longitude) using our park entrance, Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St, 18503 Be careful NOT to use the park’s MAILING address with a GPS unit as there is no entrance at that location. If the location info above fails, you can try 350 Cliff St with ZIP Code 18503 (the bookstore mail address). General Driving Directions Take I-81 to exit 185. At first traffic light turn left on Lackawanna Avenue. Continue on Lackawanna Ave to Cliff St and park entrance. Phone (570) 340-5200 Activities PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Steamtown National Historic Site Official Website Steamtown National Historic Site Map You’d feel heat from the firebox, smell hot

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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial is located at 301 Pine Street in Philadelphia. It is within walking distance of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center. Parking is quite limited near the site. The site is easily accessible by public transportation. See the park’s web page for directions. Phone (215) 965-2305 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Official Website Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Map Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

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Tioga-Hammond Lakes, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Phone (570) 835-5281 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds IVES RUN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Tioga-Hammond Lakes Website Tioga-Hammond Lakes Photo Album Haunted Candlelight TourOfficial Web Site Twin lakes in north central Pennsylvania with overnight and dayuse facilities in a scenic environment, southwest of Tioga, PA and north of Wellsboro on PA Route 287, which is acessable from U.S. Route 15 northeast of Tioga and U.S. Route 6 north of Wellsboro, PA.

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Tionesta Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tionesta, 1.5 miles south on PA 36. Phone (814) 755-3512 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds TIONESTA REC. AREA CAMPGROUND OUTFLOW RECREATION AREA (PA) KELLETTVILLE RECREATION AREA (PA) Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Facebook Tionesta Lake Photo Album Tionesta Lake Map Marina and Concession Stand Tionesta Lake Website Winding its way through the rugged hills of northwestern Pennsylvania, Tionesta Lake offers a unique setting for a diversity of outdoor recreational fun. The Seneca named this area “where the water separates the land”. Tionesta offers a rich history where narrow gauge railroads dotted the surrounding countryside hauling out virgin timber from the

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Union City Dam, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions It is located 3 miles west of Union City. Phone (814) 763-4422 Activities PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Union City Dam Website Union City Dam Map This is a dry-bed detention reservoir for flood control. It is located 3 mi W of Union City.

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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions See complete directions on Upper Delaware S&RR’s webpage. Phone (570) 685-4871 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Official Website Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Map Canoe through rapids and quiet pools as the Delaware River winds its way through a valley of swiftly changing scenery or fish amid rolling hills and riverfront villages in one of the finest fishing rivers in the northeastern United States. The clean water of the Delaware, the last major undammed river in the eastern United States, supports a healthy ecosystem and offers tranquility and excitement.

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Valley Forge National Historical Park, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions The park is conveniently located off of U.S. Route 422. The main entrance to the park is at the intersection of State Route 23 and North Gulph Road. From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 326. From Interstate I-76, take Route 422 West to Route 23 West/Valley Forge. From State Route 252, take State Route 23 East. Phone (610) 783-1000 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Valley Forge National Historical Park Official Website Valley Forge National Historical Park Map Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The 3,500-acres of monuments, meadows, and woodlands commemorate the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation.

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Woodcock Creek Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Located north of Meadville, off PA 86. Phone (814) 763-4422 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Woodcock Creek Lake Website Provides a 333-acre summer pool with the largest recreation facility managed by Crawford County.

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Youghiogheny River Lake, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From Confluence, PA, go .5 miles south on PA 281. Phone (814) 395-3242 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds OUTFLOW CAMPING Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Youghiogheny River Lake Photo Album Facebook Yough Lake Marina Youghiogheny River Lake Website Youghiogheny River Lake Map Youghiogheny River Lake Trail Map In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland lays Youghiogheny River Lake. Boaters consider Youghiogheny River Lake, with its 16-mile length and channels up to one-half mile wide, the best powerboat and water-skiing lake in southwestern Pennsylvania. The tail waters of the dam are one of the few in Pennsylvania

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