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Maurice K. Goddard State Park

The 2,856-acre Maurice K. Goddard State Park features the 1,680-acre Lake Wilhelm, which is very popular with anglers and boaters. Many recreational activities attract visitors in all seasons.

The large lake, abundant wetlands, old fields, and mature forests provide a diversity of habitats for wildlife, especially waterfowl, eagle, and osprey.

State Game Lands 270 is adjacent to the park to the northwest of I-79.

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. 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 that shows the location of Maurice K. Goddard State Park


The park is five minutes from I-79:

  • Take Exit 130 (Sandy Lake-Greenville) and travel west on PA 358 (toward Greenville) for about 0.1 mile.
  • Bear right onto Sheakleyville Road.
  • At the first stop sign, turn right onto Lake Wilhelm Road, which goes directly to the park.

GPS Decimal Degrees: Lat. 41.4275 Long. -80.14522

A circular map that shows the roads surrounding Maurice K. Goddard State Park

Environmental Education and Interpretation

A wide variety of interpretive and educational programs are offered May through September.

Through hands-on activities, guided walks, and evening programs, participants gain appreciation, understanding, and develop a sense of stewardship toward natural and cultural resources.

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

UPMC Horizon, Greenville
110 North Main Street
Greenville, PA 16125

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