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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 45-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.


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 showing the location of Little Pine State Park


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 Decimal Degrees: Lat. 41.36354 Long. -77.35740

A circular map that shows the roads surrounding Little Pine State Park

Learn, Experience, Connect

Environmental education 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 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

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