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Nearby Attractions to Racoon Creek State Park

Information about Racoon Creek State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Beaver County Recreation and Tourism Department.

Explore the Area

Located 26 miles west of the city of Pittsburgh, and even closer to the Pittsburgh International Airport, Raccoon Creek State Park is near the towns of Frankfort Springs and Clinton, all of which offer food and retail amenities. Nearby Robinson Township offers additional places to shop and eat.

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

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Raccoon Creek State Park is close to two state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Hillman State Park

Hillman State Park is managed for hunting by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Hiking trails are open to the public. Additional recreational opportunities include mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, radio-flying, and wildlife watching.

Point State Park

Point State Park, located at the confluence of three rivers, is at the tip of Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle.” The park commemorates and preserves the strategic and historic heritage of the area during the French and Indian War (1754-1763).

Point State Park is a National Historic Landmark. DCNR works in collaboration with the Heinz History Center and the Fort Pitt Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution to interpret the history of the Forks of the Ohio.

Popular recreational activities include hiking, walking, biking, boating, kayaking, and fishing.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

There are several other nearby outdoor spaces and natural places near Raccoon Creek State Park:

  • State Game Lands 189 and 117 are located nearby and offer hunting and general recreation.
  • The Linsly Outdoor Center, affiliated with the Linsly School, offers organized summer camps for adults and children.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

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

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area is an eight-county area centered around Pittsburgh that tells the story of the region’s evolution from colonial settlement to “Big Steel” to the modern era.