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Nearby Attractions to Sizerville State Park

Information about Sizerville State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau.

Explore the Area

Sizerville State Park is near the communities of Sizerville and Gardenau, offering some amenities. Emporium Borough is the county seat and offers additional places to eat and shop.

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

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Sizerville State Park is close to one state park and two state forests, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Sinnemahoning State Park

Sinnemahoning State Park, located near the center of the Pennsylvania Wilds’ scenic steep valleys region, encompasses 1,910 acres of beautiful scenery and outstanding wildlife habitat. The abundance of wildlife within the park provides visitors with opportunities to view bald eagle, coyote, elk, and bobcat.

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

Elk State Forest

Located about an hour away from Bendigo State Park, the nearly 200,000-acre Elk State Forest offers 17 hiking trails, areas that allow mountain biking, approximately 53 miles of designated horseback riding trails, and opportunities for picnicking, fishing, hunting, and camping.

Elk State Forest is one of eight state forests located in the Pennsylvania Wilds Center.

Susquehannock State Forest

The 265,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest is located in Potter, Clinton, and McKean Counties. The forest grows some of the most productive strands of black cherry trees in the world, and is one of eight state forests located in the Pennsylvania Wilds region.

Popular recreational activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV riding, picnicking, fishing, and camping.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

State Game Lands 30 is to the east of the park and offers additional recreational opportunities.

The Pennsylvania Wilds

Sizerville 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.