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Nearby Parks

Lyman Run State Park

Lyman Run is a 595-acre park offering picnicking, hiking, hunting, mountain biking and backpacking. Maples and cherries dominate a mixed northern hardwood forest that surrounds the 45-acre Lyman Run Lake, making a most scenic setting. Camping is available at 35 sites within the park, bordered on three sides by the Susquehannock State Forest. Winter activities include cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

Cherry Springs State Park

This 83-acre park offers, picnicking and mountain biking. Camping is available at 30 campsites, and snowmobiling is popular in the winter.

Due to exceptionally dark skies, it is one of the best places on the eastern seaboard for stargazing and the science of astronomy, which is the study and observation of planets, nebulae, galaxies, stars and other heavenly bodies.

A dark night sky is a natural resource, just like plants, waterways and wildlife. Recognizing that this unique resource needed to be managed and protected, in  2000, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources declared Cherry Springs State Park the first Dark Sky Park.

Patterson State Park

This 10-acre park offers picnicking, mountain biking, and access to hike the 85-mile Susquehannock Trail System, which passes through the park. Primitive camping is offered at 10 sites, and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are available during the winter.

Prouty Place State Park

Prouty Place is a 5-acre, undeveloped park that borders Susquehannock State Forest in Potter County.

Denton Hill State Park

In the midst of the famous snow belt of northern Pennsylvania, Denton Hill State Park offers great downhill skiing. Easy access from Pennsylvania 6, diverse facilities including renal cabins and groomed slopes will appeal to expert and beginner skiers. For more information on skiing visit the Ski Denton website: skidenton.com.

Ole Bull State Park

Ole Bull is a 132-acre park offering picnicking, hunting, mountain biking and hiking on two miles of trails and access to Susquehannock Trail System. Kettle Creek, flowing through the park, provides opportunities for swimming and fishing. Organized group tenting and trailer camping is available, as well as camping at 81 sites and modern cabins. Winter activities include cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, and a snowmobile trailhead provides access to state forest trails.

 

 

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