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Penn-Roosevelt State Park

This 41-acre park is in an isolated area of the Seven Mountains region known as the Stone Creek Kettle. While this Centre County park is small in size, it is surrounded by an 80,000-acre block of Rothrock State Forest. Penn-Roosevelt is a good base for those seeking low-density recreation on this vast expanse of public land.

Seasons and Hours

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

Contact the Greenwood Furnace State Park office for facility seasons and hours.

 

Directions

From US 322: One-half mile east of Potters Mills (where US 322 changes from two to four lanes) turn south onto Crowfield Road and drive six miles to park.

From Greenwood Furnace State Park: Turn onto Broad Mountain Road at the park office. Follow the Penn-Roosevelt signs 12 miles to the park.

For a wider map of the area, obtain a copy of the Rothrock State Forest Public Use Map from Greenwood Furnace State Park or the Bureau of Forestry office in Huntingdon.

CAUTION: The roads to the park are not plowed in the winter.

GPS DD: Lat. 40.72666  Long. -77.70044

 

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.

Trash and Recycling

Penn-Roosevelt State Park participates in a carry-in/carryout trash disposal program for small parks. There are no trash collection or recycling facilities.

Visitors are asked to limit the amount of disposable items brought to the park and to take all trash, garbage, and recyclables home. Campers should carefully burn any paper waste in their campfire, but please do not burn foil, glass, cans, plastics, or food waste.

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.

Nearest Hospital

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
400 Highland Avenue
Lewistown, PA 17044
717-248-5411

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