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Little Pine State Park

The 2,158-acre Little Pine State Park is surrounded by a beautiful mountain section of Tiadaghton State Forest in the Pennsylvania Wilds. The 60-acre Little Pine Lake, hiking trails, campground, and nesting bald eagles are prime attractions to the park.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

The park office is open specific hours. The beach, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.

 

Directions

The park is in Lycoming County.

From the south, take US 220 to the Pine Creek Exit near Jersey Shore. Take PA 44 north 11 miles to Waterville, then turn right onto SR 4001 and go four miles to the park.

From the northwest, take PA 120 south to the village of Hyner. Turn left onto Hyner Mountain Road. Take PA 44 south to Waterville and turn left onto SR 4001.

From the north and northeast, take US 6 to Wellsboro, then PA 287 south to English Center and SR 4001 to the park.

GPS DD: Lat. 41.36354  Long. -77.35740

 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Environmental education and interpretive programs are offered on a seasonal basis.

Field learning experiences are available to schools during the spring and fall, and teacher workshops are offered periodically. Programs are designed to meet academic standards for Environment & Ecology, but also address other areas.

Programs are available upon request to civic organizations and youth groups. Topics include:

  • Astronomy
  • Botany
  • Entomology
  • Folklore
  • Zoology
  • Others

Guided walks, evening programs, hands-on learning activities, and craft programs are offered to park visitors in the summer season.

Annual Autumn Festival

This annual event focuses on the outdoor recreational opportunities in northcentral Pennsylvania. Activities include:

  • Guided walks
  • Crafts
  • Presentations
  • Informational displays by private and government conservation organizations

The festival is held on the Sunday of the second full weekend in October.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact a park employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards and at the park office.

Nearest Hospital

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital
1020 Thompson Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
570-398-0100

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Little Pine State Park