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Sunken railroad bridge at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County.

Exploring Hidden Ruins at Raystown Lake

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Hidden around and beneath the surface of Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County are abandoned ruins of roads, bridges, and structures of historical significance, just waiting to be rediscovered! When Raystown Lake (the largest lake entirely...
Approaching the front door of the former Cresson Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Cambria County.

Visiting the Haunted Cresson Sanatorium in Cambria County

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The Haunted Cresson Sanatorium in Cambria County is without a doubt one of the coolest places I had a chance to explore in 2021! I was among the first groups of people to able to...
Looking through the Turn Hole Tunnel at Lehigh Gorge State Park towards the north portal.

Exploring Turn Hole Tunnel at Lehigh Gorge State Park

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Turn Hole Tunnel is an abandoned railroad tunnel located near the Glen Onoko access to Lehigh Gorge State Park. Now used exclusively by hikers and explorers, Turn Hole Tunnel and the scenic Moyer's Rock Overlook...
Ski lift at the abandoned Denton Hill State Park ski resort.

Exploring the Abandoned Ski Resort at Denton Hill State Park

The abandoned ski resort at Denton Hill State Park in Potter County is a case study in dystopian beauty. The ski slopes and facilities at Denton Hill State Park were built between 1958 and 1969,...
The front entrance to the former McGinnis Rod and Gun Club on Linn Run.

Exploring the Abandoned Hunting Lodge at Linn Run State Park

The abandoned hunting lodge at Linn Run State Park is a remarkable set of ruins from the early days of "retreat camping" in western Pennsylvania. History of the McGinnis Rod and Gun Club In the early...
The abandoned South Penn Railroad stone arch culvert in Fulton County.

Exploring the Abandoned South Penn Railroad Aqueduct in Fulton County

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The abandoned South Penn Railroad Aqueduct in Fulton County is a perfectly-preserved remnant of a railroad that never was. Built by skilled Sicilian stone masons without any mortar, this aqueduct looks as good now as...
Inside the ruins of the General's quarters at the abandoned Sideling Hill POW Camp in the Buchanan State Forest.

Exploring the Abandoned Sideling Hill POW Camp in Fulton County

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The abandoned Sideling Hill POW Camp in Fulton County was used to house German prisoners of war after the Nazis surrendered in May, 1945. The forests of Pennsylvania were no strangers to POW camps during...
The Fountain of Youth in North Park, north of PIttsburgh.

Discovering the Fountain of Youth Near Pittsburgh

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The Fountain of Youth really does exist, and you can find it in a public park just north of Pittsburgh! Built in the 1930's, this historic spring house has been abandoned as a source of...
Ruins of the secret German POW camp in Cumberland County Pennsylvania.

Exploring an Abandoned POW Camp in Cumberland County

Did you know that during World War Two, German and Japanese prisoners of war were housed and interrogated at a secret POW camp in what is now the Michaux State Forest in Cumberland County?! The...
See inside the abandoned SCI Cresson in Cambria County PA

Exploring the Abandoned Cresson State Prison in Cambria County

If you love exploring abandoned buildings and/or historic structures, the abandoned Cresson State Prison (AKA SCI Cresson, AKA the Cresson Sanatorium) seems almost too good to be true! And now thanks to new, private...

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