Nearby Attractions to Upper Pine Bottom State Park
Information about Upper Pine Bottom State Park’s nearby attractions is available from the Lycoming County Visitor’s Bureau.
Explore the Area
There are several small communities around Upper Pine Bottom State Park including Waterville, Jersey Mills, and Haneyville. There you can find unique shops and eateries. Pine Creek is also nearby, offering paddling opportunities.
Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Clinton County Economic Partnership and the Williamsport Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.
Nearby State Parks and Forests
Upper Pine Bottom State Park is close to several state parks and state forests, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.
Little Pine State Park
The 2,158-acre Little Pine State Park is surrounded by a beautiful mountain section of Tiadaghton State Forest in the Pennsylvania Wilds. The 60-acre Little Pine Lake, hiking trails, campground, and nesting bald eagles are prime attractions to the park.
Tiadaghton State Forest
The 146,539-acre Tiadaghton State Forest mostly resides in Lycoming County. Its forest features high-country flats bisected by clean, fast-moving streams, including the legendary Pine Creek Run and Slate Run.
Popular recreational activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV riding, kayaking, fishing, hunting, and camping.
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.
Hyner View State Park
Hyner View State Park is a small park featuring a beautiful overlook and is popular for hang gliding. Other recreational activities include picnicking and hunting.
Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places
Wolf Run Wilderness Area is to the north of the park. State Game Lands 89, 68, 114, and 226 are also within a short drive of the park and offer additional recreational opportunities.
The Pennsylvania Wilds
Upper Pine Bottom 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.