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Nearby Attractions to Ravensburg State Park

Information about Ravensburg State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Clinton County Economic Partnership.

Explore the Area

Ravensburg State Park is near Rauchtown and Jersey Shore, which are part of the Williamsport metropolitan region. Lock Haven is a nearby college town along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. All offer a variety of things to see and do.

Food, picnicking supplies, and gasoline can be found at several stores in Oval and Antes Fort, about five miles north of the park.

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

Nearby State Parks and Forests

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

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.

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.

Susquehanna State Park

The 20-acre riverfront Susquehanna State Park is a recreational area located in the city of Williamsport. The Williamsport Chamber of Commerce operates this park in cooperation with DCNR’s Bureau of State Parks.

Popular recreational activities include picnicking, boating, fishing, and wildlife watching.

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 Lands 255 and 285 can be found west of the park and offer additional opportunities for recreation and wildlife viewing.

The Pennsylvania Wilds

Ravensburg State Park is part of the Pennsylvania Wilds, which offers 2 million acres of public lands for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, hunting, and exploration in northcentral Pennsylvania.

Highlights of the area include

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.

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