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The 20 Best things to do at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County Pennsylvania

20 of the Best Things to Do at Ohiopyle State Park

If you're looking for the best things to see and do at Ohiopyle State Park, you're in the right place! I've visited Ohiopyle State Park more than any other state park in PA over the...
Exploring Keystone State Park in Westmoreland County PA

Exploring Keystone State Park in Westmoreland County

The 1,200-acre Keystone State Park in Westmoreland County is a great place for day-trips and family vacations year round! Featuring a beautiful 78 acre lake as its centerpiece, Keystone State Park provides an ideal setting...
Pyramid-shaped monument marking the birthplace of President James Buchanan.

Exploring Buchanan’s Birthplace State Park in Franklin County

Buchanan's Birthplace State Park is home to a large pyramid that marks the birthplace of the James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States. Located near Cove Gap in Franklin County, this 18 acre park...
Exploring the Tom Ridge Environmental Center at Presque Isle State Park.

Exploring the Tom Ridge Environmental Center at Presque Isle State Park

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The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) serves as both a park office and educational center, dedicated to teaching visitors about the unique 3,200 acres of Presque Isle State Park and the many different forms...
Exploring Laurel Mountain State Park Ski Area in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania

Exploring Laurel Mountain State Park in Westmoreland County

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Laurel Mountain State Park is a 493-acre ski resort in Westmoreland County, donated to the state in 1964 by Richard K. Mellon. Started in 1939 as a private facility by Mellon and other wealthy Pittsburgh...
View form the breast of the dam at Canoe Creek State Park in Blair County Pennsylvania.

Exploring Canoe Creek State Park in Blair County

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Canoe Creek State Park is a 911 acre recreational area 12 miles east of Altoona in Blair County. Canoe Lake, at 155 acres, is the focal point of recreation at the park and is open...
Folks enjoying an autumn afternoon at RB WInter State Park.

Exploring RB Winter State Park in Union County

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RB Winter State Park is a 695 acre recreational area located in western Union County, near the Centre County line. The park lies in a shallow basin, completely surrounded by the rocky ridges of the...
The beach at Bald Eagle State Park near State College.

Exploring Bald Eagle State Park in Centre County

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Bald Eagle State Park is a 5,900 acre recreational area in Centre County, approximately 25 miles northeast of State College. At the heart of Bald Eagle State Park is 1,730-acre Sayers Lake, built by the...
Sunrise at Whipple Dam State Park.

Exploring Whipple Dam State Park in Huntingdon County

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Whipple Dam State Park is a 256 acre recreational area in Huntingdon County, 12 miles south of State College. At the heart of the park is 22 acre Whipple Lake, constructed in 1935 by the...
Exploring Colton Point State Park in the PA Grand Canyon.

Exploring Colton Point State Park in Tioga County

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Colton Point State Park encompasses 368-acres on the west rim of the Pine Creek Gorge in Tioga County. Perhaps best known for its magnificent views of the PA Grand Canyon, it is also home to...

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