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Nearby Attractions to Milton State Park

Information about Milton State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Milton State Park is on an island on the West Branch Susquehanna River between Milton Borough and West Milton. Here you will find several sited on the National Register of Historic Places as well as places to eat, shop, and relax. Lewisburg, home to Bucknell University is several miles to the south.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Central PA Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests 

Milton State Park is close to three state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Shikellamy State Park

Shikellamy State Park is in Union and Northumberland counties. The 54-acre Shikellamy Marina is on the southern tip of Packers Island at the confluence of the West Branch and North Branch Susquehanna River, and offers hiking and biking trails, a marina, and boat launch.

The 78-acre Shikellamy Overlook is on the western shore of the Susquehanna River. A 360-foot cliff overlooks the confluence of the branches of the Susquehanna River.

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.

McCalls Dam State Park

The sound of White Deer Creek pervades the quiet, remote McCalls Dam State Park. Majestic pines, hemlocks, maples, and oaks reach for the sky around the small picnic area.

Bald Eagle State Forest surrounds the eight-acre McCalls Dam State Park.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

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

Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area recognizes the role the Susquehanna river plays for its history, recreation, and the economy of the towns along the river