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Shawnee State Park 'Fall Day at the Lake' © Jim Baker
This photo was taken October 2011.
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'Fall Day at the Lake'
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This photo was taken October 2011.

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

Canoe Creek State Park
'Geese'
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Two by two they flew October 2011

Canoe Creek State Park
'Spring Sunset'
© Jason Hann

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A spring sunset enjoyed from my kayak

Moraine State Park
'Poison Mushrooms'
© Copyright Jeff Hudak

Picture taken on 08/17/10 view along the bike trail.

Moraine State Park
'Regatta 2012'
© Copyright Jeff Hudak

Some of this years Puddle Duck entries

Tyler State Park
'Pedestrian Causeway'
© PD Laich

Bikes are welcome here, too. Great place to picnic, fish, and soak up nature.

Jacobsburg State Park
© Mario Acerra

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Jacobsburg State Park
© Mario Acerra

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Ricketts Glen State Park
'Gorge Falls'
© Marty Straub

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Marsh Creek State Park
© Please Ask Before Using A Photo, Thats All I Ask, Photos Marsh Creek State Park, West Launch Area. Todd Eagle, Simbas Pride Of Big Cats http//BigCats.tripod.com

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sunrise photo over marsh creek state park lake 532 AM

Tyler State Park
'Family of Foxes'
© 2014 Matt Schrier, shadesofgreenphoto.com

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If youre lucky you will catch a glimpse of foxes at this beautiful park.

Gettysburg National Historical Park
© Wayne Blottenberger

Raymond B Winter State Park
'Sitting by the Fire'
© Photos courtesy of Julie Shumaker

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Marsh Creek State Park
'Horse With Marsh Creek Background West Launch Side'
© Please Ask Before Using A Photo, Thats All I Ask, Photos Marsh Creek State Park, West Launch Area. Todd Eagle, Simbas Pride Of Big Cats http//BigCats.tripod.com

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Horse With Marsh Creek State Park In Background, West Launch Of The Park As The Lake Is 535 Acres And In All IS Around 1,727 Acre Park.

Pennsylvania's North-Central Region Parks


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Parks in this region are near these Pennsylvania Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
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BRADFORD

Allegheny National Forest
You'll find many recreation opportunities here, including swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, hiking and camping, and leisurely scenic drives. Dirt bikers, ATVers, cross country skiers, mountain bikers and snowmobilers will love the loop trails that wind throughout the hills. Foot trails ranging ........more >
Bendigo State Park
The 100-acre Bendigo State Park is in a small valley surrounded with many picturesque hills. About 20 acres of the park is developed, half of which is a large shaded picnic area. The forest is predominantly northern hardwoods and includes beech, birch, cherry and maple. The East Branch of the Clarion ........more >
Chapman State Park
The 805-acre Chapman State Park includes the 68-acre Chapman Lake on the West Branch of Tionesta Creek. Adjacent to state game lands and Allegheny National Forest, Chapman is an oasis of recreational facilities in a vast area of wilderness.........more >
Cherry Springs State Park
Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago. Its dark skies make it a haven for astronomers. Named for the large stands of black cherry trees in the park, the 48-acre state park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest. The Susquehanna ........more >
Clear Creek State Park
Clear Creek State Park encompasses 1,676.29 acres in Jefferson County. The park occupies a scenic portion of the Clear Creek Valley from PA 949 to the Clarion River.........more >
Cook Forest State Park
The 7,182-acre Cook Forest State Park lies in scenic northwestern Pennsylvania. Once called the Black Forest, the area is famous for its stands of old growth forest. Cook Forest's Forest Cathedral of towering white pines and hemlocks is a National Natural Landmark. The Clarion River is the eastern border ........more >
Curwensville State Park
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Denton Hill State Park
In the midst of the famous snow belt of northern Pennsylvania, Denton Hill State Park offers great downhill skiing. Easy access from PA 6, diverse facilities including rental cabins and groomed slopes will appeal to expert and beginner skiers.........more >
Elk State Forest
The Elk State Forest derives its name from the great number of elk that once thrived in the area. Pennsylvania's only elk here can usually be found in the forests between the village of Benezette eastward into the Hicks Run watershed. Located principally in Elk and Cameron counties, Elk State Forest, ........more >
Elk State Park
The 3,192-acre Elk State Park is in the rugged mountains of northern Pennsylvania. The 1,160-acre East Branch Lake is large enough for unlimited horsepower boating and is great for water-skiing. The lake and nearby streams are stocked with warm-water and cold-water fish.........more >
Hills Creek State Park
Located in scenic Tioga County, the 407-acre Hills Creek State Park abounds in wildlife. Osprey, loon and waterfowl visit the lake that boasts a variety of warm-water fish species. Camping, cabins, swimming beach and picnicking make this an ideal spot for a family vacation.........more >
Johnson Run State Forest Natural Area
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Kinzua Bridge State Park
The 329-acre Kinzua Bridge State Park is in McKean County and features remnants of the 2,053-foot railroad bridge viaduct that was a National Engineering Landmark. A tornado has knocked down much of the bridge.........more >
Kittanning State Forest
The Kittanning State Forest is comprised of 9,089 acres in northern Jefferson County, 3,165 acres in Venango County and 1,012 acres in southern Forest County. The first parcel of land, 3,200 acres, was purchased by the state in 1919 for $6,880.00. Many additional tracts have been purchased since, ........more >
Leonard Harrison State Park
On the east rim of the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, the 585-acre Leonard Harrison State Park has modern facilities, a visitor center and the most famous scenic views of the canyon. On the other side of the canyon is Colton Point State Park.........more >
Lyman Run State Park
The 595-acre Lyman Run State Park is in scenic Potter County. A mixed northern hardwood forest of mostly maples and cherries surrounds the 45-acre Lyman Run Lake, making a most scenic setting.........more >
Ole Bull State Park
Ole Bull State Park consists of 132 acres along the Kettle Creek Valley in Potter County. This area is called the Black Forest because of its once dense tree cover, mountainous terrain and wilderness habitat.........more >
Parker Dam State Park
This rustic, remote park in the heart of Moshannon State Forest is almost entirely wooded and offers picturesque areas of forest and swamp meadows, pine plantations and mixed hardwoods. The CCC Interpretive Center interprets the Civilian Conservation Corps. Parker Dam is a good base to explore the surrounding ........more >
Patterson State Park
Located in a remote area, Patterson has two rustic picnic pavilions for visitors to enjoy a quiet lunch. Patterson is a trailhead for the Susquehannock Trail, a favorite of backpackers.........more >
Prouty Place State Park
The five-acre Prouty Place State Park is five miles southwest of PA 44 along Long Toe Road. This remote park offers access to hunting, fishing and hiking within the surrounding Susquehannock State Forest.........more >
S B Elliott State Park
The 318-acre S. B. Elliott State Park is in the heart of the Moshannon State Forest. This entirely wooded park offers picturesque areas of forest and swamp meadows and typical second growth mixed hardwood and oak timber.........more >
Sinnemahoning State Park
Surrounded by Elk State Forest, Sinnemahoning is on the First Fork of the Sinnemahoning Creek and has picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and deep valleys. There is an abundance of wildlife, including nesting bald eagles, elk, and many birds and butterflies.........more >
Sizerville State Park
The 386-acre Sizerville State Park is nearly surrounded by Elk State Forest and is near the largest blocks of state forest in the state. Sizerville has many interesting recreational and natural opportunities and is a good base to explore the nearby public lands.........more >
State Fish Lands
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Susquehanna State Forest
The 224-acre Susquehannock State Park is on a wooded plateau overlooking the Susquehanna River in southern Lancaster County. Besides the awesome view, the park offers a variety of recreational opportunities for year-round fun.........more >
Susquehannock State Forest
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Tioga State Forest
The name Tioga, and Indian word meaning the meeting of two rivers, is the name of a tribe of Seneca Indians who once inhabited the area. The Tioga State Forest, consisting of 160,000 acres of state forest land in Bradford and Tioga Counties, was named after this tribe of Indians.........more >
Wayside Memorial State Forest Picnic Area
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Wykoff Run State Forest Natural Area
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