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Taken from the Cabin Dock
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PRINCE GALLITZIN STATE PARK
PRINCE GALLITZIN STATE PARK
966 Marina Road
Patton, Pennsylvania   16668

Phone: 814-674-1000
Toll Free: 888-727-2757
Reservations: 888-727-2757
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Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunset Fishing '

Taken from the Cabin Dock

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunrise '

Taken from the Marina

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunset Glendale Lake'
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from shoreline near cabin 1 looking across sunset just after all day rain.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Canoe at Sunset'

From the Cabins Dock

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunrise '

Taken from Mud Lick Overlook

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Autumn Canoeing'

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A warm day and calm water makes for a great day of canoeing at Prince Gallitzen State Park, Pa.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Prince Gallitzin Sunrise'

I took this photo looking at the lake near the dam.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunset near Cabin Dock'

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Bald Eagle'

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Heron'
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This picture was taken on the beach side of the park.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Prince Gallitzin in the Morning'

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Prince Gallitzin'

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Autumn Sailboating'

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Thes folks are enjoying a warm autumn day at Prince Gallitzen State Park, Pa,

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Pontoons '

This photo was taken on a foggy morning at Beaver Valley Marina.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunrise '

Taken from Mud Lick Overlook

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Sunrise '

Taken from the Marina

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'Autumn Fishing'

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A nice warm Autumn Day fishing at Prince Gallitzen State Park, Pa.

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'lake'
© shawn servello

glendale lake at prince gallitzin

Prince Gallitzin State Park
'sky'
© shawn servello

taken at deer tower

The 6,249-acre Prince Gallitzin State Park is in the scenic Allegheny Plateau Region of Pennsylvania. Large portions of the park can be seen from several easily accessible vistas. The major attractions to the park are the 1,600-acre Glendale Lake and the large campground.
Cabins
Ten modern cabins are for rent year-round. Cabins are furnished and have a living area, kitchen/dining area, shower room, and two or three bedrooms. Two bedroom cabins sleep six people (one double bed and two bunks), while three bedroom cabins sleep eight people (one double bed and three bunks).
Camping
Camping: modern sites, some with electricity

A 437-site tent and trailer campground is open from the second Friday in April through mid-December. Facilities and services offered in the campground include; camp store with coin-operated laundry, guarded swimming beach, boat mooring area, boat rental, playgrounds, paved sites, showers, flush toilets and sanitary dump stations.
Events
March 26
Easter Egg Hunt
Hop on over to the park for our annual Spring Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Friends of Prince Gallitzin State Park! Children ages 12 and under are welcome to participate, and will be divided into appropriate age categories for the hunt. Don''t forget to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny while you''re there! The hunt begins at 1:00 PM at Muskrat Beach 2. Grab some lunch before the hunt: hot food and drinks will be offered for sale at the pavilion, as well as Friends of Prince Gallitzin shirts, hats, and other items. No registration is necessary for this fun, free event. For more information, contact the park office at 814-674-1000 or princegallitzinsp@pa.gov.
March 26
Eggs are Awesome!
Families with children are invited to join the park naturalist as we learn about eggs! We''ll start with a story, and then children can explore some of the properties of various animal eggs through games, hands-on activities, and a craft. This program will be held in the lower level of the park office, which is only a 5-minute drive from the Easter Egg Hunt.
March 31
Brunch with the Birds
Come to the park office to learn about winter bird feeding and watching while you sample a mid-morning snack. Then join the park naturalist outside to enjoy watching the birds who visit our feeders! Some binoculars will be available, but feel free to bring your own. Meet in the lower level of the park office, which can be accessed at the rear of the building.
April 1
Nature Story and Craft
Bring your children to the park for some fun nature learning! Children will enjoy a story, participate in a game, activity, or demonstration, and make a neat craft to take home. All ages are welcome! Please register by contacting Beth Garner at 814-674-1000 x105 or princeprogramssp@pa.gov. Meet in the lower level of the park office, which can be accessed at the rear of the building.
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Swimming
A sand beach is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. A food concession, modern bathhouses, dressing rooms and a large picnic area are in and around the swimming area.
Boating
Boating: up to 20 hp motors permittedThe 1,600-acre Glendale Lake has nine public boat launching areas conveniently located throughout the park, along with three public mooring facilities for sailboats, pontoon boats and runabouts. Marina slips are available at Beaver Valley and at Prince Gallitzin marinas. A watercraft concession and marina provides various services, including: watercraft rentals, repairs to boats and motors, and the sale of fuel.

Motorboats must display a boat registration from any state. Non-powered boats must display one of the following: boat registration from any state; launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania State Parks that are available at most state park offices; launch use permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.


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Picnicking
Over 1,000 picnic tables are available throughout the park. The vast majority of these are adjacent to the swimming area in day use areas 1, 2 and 3. Five picnic pavilions may be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. Unreserved picnic pavilions are free on a first-come, first-served basis.
Trails
Biking: All bicyclists may use park roads open to public travel. Campers may cycle the 2.3-mile multi-use trail around the perimeter of the campground.

Mountain Biking: In the northern part of the park, the 20-mile snowmobile trail network is open for mountain biking and hiking. Bikers should follow the rules of the road and common courtesies.

For more information on mountain biking, contact the park office or www.cyclesa.com/offroad, follow the link to Beginner Trails and Killbuck Run. The Web site has maps, queue sheets and additional information.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
July 6 by pkwood
This park has gone downhill. I have been going there since 1972 and the changes have been many but in the last 15 years it has gone down hill.. I would say from a 10 to a 3...
December 11 nice rangers coming since i was 4
fishing, bike riding,trails,and swimming
December 10 This is the best park ever!!!!!!!!!


Area Cabins and Lodges
Glendale Yearound
110 Troxell Spring Rd
Flinton, PA
(814) 687-4216
Glendale Yearound: Property Owner's Office
110 Troxell Spring Rd
Flinton, PA
(814) 687-4220
Weather Forecast, (16640)

Directions
Prince Gallitzin State Park is in northern Cambria County and is reached by PA 36 and PA 53 and US 219.

From US 219, at Carrolltown turn onto SR 4015. At Patton, take PA 36 east to Glendale Lake Road.

From PA 53, turn at either Frugality or Flinton. At Frugality, following State Park Drive/Marina Road will take you into the major day use areas of the park. From Flinton, Beaver Valley Road will also take you into the park and is a more direct route to the campground.

From I-99, Exit 32, follow PA 36 north, turn right at Ashville onto PA 53 north.

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