Nearby Attractions to Greenwood Furnace State Park
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Belleville: Five miles over the mountains from Greenwood Furnace State Park is the beautiful Big Valley and the village of Belleville. The Amish and Mennonite residents of the valley tend small farms and travel using horse and buggy. One of the best times to visit is on a Wednesday, when the valley is a seven-mile-long flea market and livestock auction.
Whipple Dam State Park: This park has swimming, boating, picnicking, and fishing in the summer. The 22-acre Whipple Lake has wetlands in the upper end that are best accessed by canoe. A variety of waterfowl and wildlife can be seen in the park.
Penn-Roosevelt State Park: This remote park is in the heart of the western section of the Seven Mountains. Ruins of the former African-American Civilian Conservation Corps camp S-62-PA can be explored in the park.
Rothrock State Forest: All three state parks access the 80,000-acre Rothrock State Forest, which has hiking, fishing, and hunting.