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Nearby Attractions

Information about nearby attractions is available from the Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

State Game Lands 270: the 2,027-acre area is adjacent to the park. Its rolling terrain is open, with interspersed wooded areas. A 240-acre portion of Lake Wilhelm is part of this tract. The common game species include, duck, rabbit, turkey, pheasant, squirrel, woodcock, grouse, deer, and dove.

Only electric-powered vessels are permitted on Lake Wilhelm, west of I-79. Entry upon posted wildlife refuges and propagation areas is prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on gated roads and trails; snowmobiles are permitted where so designated and posted.

For more information, contact the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Northwest Division Headquarters, at 877-877-0299.

McKeever Environmental Education Center: this modern facility that provides environmental education programs for schools. Groups can also rent the center for retreats, workshops, and conferences. Overnight accommodations include three lodges and two retreat houses. A discovery building, auditorium, and hiking trails complement each other to make an ideal setting for an environmental education experience. For more information, contact McKeever Environmental Education Center at 724-376-1000.