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Nearby Attractions to McCalls Dam State Park

Information about McCalls Dam State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Centre County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Rebersburg is the closest community to the park. It is located in the Brush Valley portion of the Appalachian Mountains. Places to shop and eat can be found along E. Main Street.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Bellefonte Area Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

McCalls Dam State Park is close to three state parks and one state forest, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Raymond B. Winter State Park

Raymond B. Winter State Park covers 695 acres of the Ridge and Valley Province in central Pennsylvania. Located within Bald Eagle State Forest, the park lies in a shallow basin surrounded by rocky ridges covered with an oak and pine forest.

The focal point of the park is Halfway Lake, which is filled by spring-fed mountain streams and contained by a hand-laid, native sandstone dam. Open year round, the park provides diverse opportunities for recreation.

Sand Bridge State Park

Rapid Run’s lovely murmur and the sounds of birds pervade the lovely picnic spot of Sand Bridge State Park. Rustic picnic pavilions hug the side of Seven Notch Mountain, conveniently at the side of PA 192. Fishing is an additional activity in the park.

Milton State Park

Milton State Park is an 82-acre island on the West Branch Susquehanna River, between the boroughs of Milton and West Milton. The northern half of the park has day use facilities and the southern half remains in a wooded state for hiking and nature study.

Milton State park features opportunities for hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, and soccer facilities.

Bald Eagle State Forest

The 193,424-acre Bald Eagle State Forest lies in the beautiful ridge and valley section of the state and is adjacent to Bald Eagle State Park. The forest district is dominated by a series of sandstone ridges, some of which reach heights of 2,300 feet above sea level.

Bald Eagle State Forest offers more than 200 miles of hiking trails, and opportunities for mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV riding, picnicking, fishing, camping, and cross-country skiing.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places 

State Game Land 295 is a short drive away from the park, offering additional recreational opportunities.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas protect, enhance, and promote Pennsylvania’s historic, natural, cultural, and scenic resources.

In the Lumber Heritage Region, roughly 2 million acres of public lands give both wildlife and humans room to roam. Unsurpassed beauty, natural treasures, rich history, and outdoor adventure can be found here.