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Nearby Attractions to Shikellamy State Park

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

Explore the Area

Shikellamy State Park is located near the Borough of Northumberland and the city of Sunbury, both of which offer places to eat and shop. There are also sites on the National Register of Historic Places as well as scenic views of the Susquehanna River.

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

Nearby State Parks and Forests

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

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.

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.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

Shikellamy State Park sits at the confluence of the West Branch Susquehanna River. State Game Lands 193 can be found to the northeast of the overlook and offers additional recreational opportunities.

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 history, recreation, and the economy of the towns along the river.