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The Leonard Harrison overlook is open but not maintained, you may proceed to the overlook at your own risk.  *** The Turkey Path Trail and Overlook Trail at Leonard Harrison State Park and the Turkey Path Trail at Colton Point State Park will be closed during the winter months from the weekend before Thanksgiving to the second Friday in April.*** 

Colton Point State Park

On the west rim of Pine Creek Gorge, also known as the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, the 368-acre Colton Point State Park resonates with the rustic charm of the Civilian Conservation Corps era of the 1930s.

The rugged overlooks offer great views of the canyon. Leonard Harrison State Park is visible on the other side of the canyon.

Seasons and Hours

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

Contact the Lyman Run State Park office for facility seasons and hours.


Make online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday to Saturday.

A Pennsylvania map that shows the location of Colton Point State Park 


From US 6 near Ansonia, follow Colton Road south for five miles.

GPS DD:  Lat. 41.70824  Long. -77.4553

A circular map that shows the roads surrounding Colton Point State Park 

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

Directions Map to Colton Point State Park (PDF)

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

An environmental interpreter presents resource-oriented programs and interpretive walks April through October. Major topics and seasonal programs include:

  • Astronomy
  • Fall color
  • Old-fashioned cider pressing
  • Summer campfire programs
  • Watershed Education

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

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital
32 Central Avenue
Wellsboro, PA 16901

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