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Pennsylvania is home to 121 State Parks. Here are some of the most awe-inspiring.

Stametz Dam along the Shades of Death Trail at Hickory Run State Park.

Exploring Hickory Run State Park in Carbon County

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Hickory Run State Park is a magnificent 15,990-acre recreational area in the western foothills of the Pocono Mountains. Featuring more than 40 miles of hiking trails, picturesque waterfalls, unique natural areas, and spectacular scenic overlooks,...
Fishing pier at Shawnee State Park.

Exploring Shawnee State Park in Bedford County

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Shawnee State Park opened to the public in 1951, and has been a magnet for tourists ever since! At the heart of the park is 451-acre Shawnee Lake, used by fishermen, boaters, swimmers, and bird...
Taking in the scenery at Parker Dam State Park in Clearfield County.

Exploring Parker Dam State Park in Clearfield County

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Parker Dam State Park is a 968-acre expanse in Clearfield County featuring a tranquil lake, a beach area, scenic vistas, and miles of hiking trails. The park is only 6 miles north of Interstate 80,...
Exploring Presque Isle State Park by boat on the Lady Kate.

Taking the Lady Kate Boat Tour at Presque Isle State Park

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There are many ways to explore Presque Isle State Park in Erie - you can hike it, bike it, or even drive around the perimeter of the park in the air-conditioned comfort of your...
The best things to see and do at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Exploring Presque Isle State Park in Erie

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Presque Isle State Park in Erie is Pennsylvania's most-visited State Park, with over 4 million people a year venturing onto this sandy peninsula that arcs out into Lake Erie. There are plenty of reasons why...
The best things to see and do at Kooser State Park in Somerset County Pennsylvania

Exploring Kooser State Park in Somerset County

Kooser State Park occupies 250 wooded acres along Route 31 in Somerset County. Initially constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, the focal point of the park is 4-acre Kooser Lake. Kooser State Park...
Stevenson Dam Overlook at Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron County.

Exploring Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter Counties

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Sinnemahoning State Park is a long, narrow park that includes lands on both sides of First Fork Sinnemahoning Creek - a major tributary to the Sinnemahoning Creek.  Sinnemahoning State Park encompasses 1,910 acres of magnificent...
Kettle Creek State Park in Clinton County Pennsylvania.

Exploring Kettle Creek State Park in Clinton County

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Kettle Creek State Park is a remarkable 1,793 acre oasis situated in the Kettle Creek Valley and surrounded by the Sproul State Forest in Clinton County. At the heart of the park lies Kettle Creek...
Jones Mill Run Dam at Laurel Hill State Park.

Exploring Laurel Hill State Park in Somerset County

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Laurel Hill State Park is comprised of 4,062 acres of mountainous, wooded terrain in central Somerset County. At the heart of the park is the 63 acre Laurel Hill Lake, a fantastic spot for swimming,...
Fishermen on a crisp October morning at Greenwood Furnace State Park.

Exploring Greenwood Furnace State Park in Huntingdon County

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Greenwood Furnace State Park is a 423 acre recreational paradise in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. It includes a six-acre lake, remnants of a ghost town and iron furnaces, and is surrounded by an 80,000-acre...

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