Pine Grove Furnace State Park: Visitors enjoy many recreational opportunities, including two mountain lakes, Laurel Lake and Fuller Lake, hiking the Appalachian Trail, biking the rail trail, camping, fishing, swimming, visiting the Appalachian Trail Museum, and imagining when the park was a charcoal-fired iron furnace community.
Michaux State Forest: This 85,000-acre forest offers general recreation like hunting, fishing, and hiking.
The Nature Conservancy’s Forest Pool Preserve at Kings Gap and Mount Holly Marsh Preserve: This 70-acre natural area adjacent to Kings Gap State Park in Cumberland County is part of the South Mountain landscape and serves as a demonstration site for The Nature Conservancy’s restoration of vernal pools. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the project. Kiosks explain the technique used to restore each pool.
Huntsdale State Fish Hatchery: The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission raises trout and other fish for release into Pennsylvania lakes and streams. Visitor hours daily, 8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.