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Update 3/26/20:  State park facilities will remain closed statewide to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Pennsylvania State Park facilities are now closed until April 30 to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  As part of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, all buildings in the parks, including park offices, restrooms, campgrounds, cabins, marinas, shoreline mooring, boat racks, all reservable facilities, and all forms of accommodations are closed.  All events and public educational programs are canceled.  The public will still be able to access trails, lakes, rivers, non-marina docks, forests, roads, and parking areas for passive and dispersed recreation, such as hiking. Anyone with reservations in this time period will be contacted, and full refunds will be made. While these park facilities are closed, state park rangers and park managers will continue to work to ensure security and that public safety is protected.

     The best advice to slow the spread of the coronavirus is to stay home, not recreate in large groups, and practice social distancing. If you are looking to be outdoors, stay as close to home as possible including your backyard, neighborhood, or local park or trail unless they are crowded or closed. Visitors can help keep state parks safe and clean by doing the following: avoid crowded parking lots and trailheads, use the bathroom before you visit, bring a bag and carry out your trash, clean up after pets, and avoid activities that put you at greater risk of injury, as there is limited staff to assist.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

​Worlds End State Park

​Worlds End State Park is situated in a narrow S-shaped valley of the Loyalsock Creek, just south of Forksville, Sullivan County.

Surrounded by the Loyalsock State Forest, the 780-acre park offers visitors diverse recreational opportunities within a pristine environment. The rugged natural beauty coursing through the heart of the Endless Mountains landscape provides many photographic possibilities.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk. The park office is open specific hours. The beach, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours.

Reservations

Make online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday to Saturday.

This map shows the park in Pennsylvania. 

Directions

The park is along PA 154 and is easily reached from:

  • North and East: PA US 220 to PA 87 from Dushore
  • West: I-180 to PA 87 from Williamsport
  • South: I-80 to I-180 to PA US 220 to PA 42

GPS DD:  Lat. 41.4718  Long. -76.58145

This circular map shows the roads near the park. 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Scenic Vista

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

ADA accessible Loyalsock Canyon Vista, reached via Mineral Spring and Cold Run roads, and nearby High Knob Vista, provide outstanding views of the Endless Mountains region. Scenery is particularly unforgettable during the June mountain laurel bloom and the fall foliage period in October.

Learn, Experience, Connect

Worlds End State Park offers a wide variety of environmental education and recreation programs.  Through guided walks, hands-on activities, and evening programs, participants gain appreciation, understanding, and a sense of stewardship toward the natural and historical resources.

Curriculum-based outdoor investigations and hands-on environmental activities are available to public schools, youth and community organizations, and homeschool associations. Group programs must be scheduled in advance through the park office.

For more information about park programs, check the activity schedule on the park bulletin boards or at the park office.

Snack Bar

A food concession operates from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. In addition to the usual fast-food refreshments, a limited line of camping and picnicking supplies such as ice and charcoal are offered.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact an employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards and at the park office.

Nearest Hospital

UPMC Susquehanna Muncy Valley Hospital
215 East Water Street
Muncy, PA 17756
570-546-8282

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