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Centred Outdoors outings and activities are free, and open to everyone. Sign up to receive our Adventure Guide, emails with all the details you'll need to enjoy time in nature and discover up to 25 outdoor destinations throughout Central PA.

UPCOMING outings

All events are free and open to the public. You are welcome to RSVP to keep track of events and receive outing updates. Plan for your trip here.

  • Alan Seeger
    Sun, Jul 25
    Alan Seeger Natural Area
    Step back in time through the preserved old-growth trees ranging between 150-500 years old and see what Pennsylvania was like pre-colonial times.
  • Rhoneymeade
    Sun, Aug 01
    Rhoneymeade Arboretum & Sculpture Garden
    Tour the grounds at Rhoneymeade, the historic homestead of Grange Fair founder, Leonard Rhone.
  • The Arboretum at Penn State
    Sun, Aug 08
    The Arboretum at Penn State
    Enjoy a walk through Hartley Wood and explore the different types of trees and herbaceous plants that make up this unique remnant of an old-growth forest right in our backyard.
  • Dry Hollow
    Sun, Jul 18
    Dry Hollow Camp Lane
    Dry Hollow, often referred to as “Scotia West,” is a 1,271 acre area recently added to Rothrock State Forest and contains several Natural Heritage Areas.
  • Colyer Lake
    Sun, Jul 11
    211 Lake Rd
    Take a trip out to the scenic Colyer Lake and explore the walking path that encircles this community treasure.
  • Downtown State College
    Sun, Jul 04
    State College
    From beautiful murals that span entire blocks to small bronze pigs, see all the art throughout downtown.
  • Scotia - 10 Acre Pond
    Sun, Jun 27
    Graysdale Park
    Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and ecological significance.
  • Lower Trail
    Sun, Jun 20
    The Lower Trail Williamsburg Station
    Stroll along the Lower (pronounced lau-er) Trail and keep an eye out for rare bird species in this important migratory bird area and pass along the Frankstown Branch Juniata River with flowing vistas.
  • Shaver's Creek
    Sun, Jun 13
    Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
    Note: Pre-registration required for this event. See details to register. After exploring the front yard of the Environmental Center, guests can explore a nearby trail to look for wildflowers and to listen for the early summer birds of forest and fields.

We'll explore 25 destinations throughout Centre County this year! How many will you visit in 2021?

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2555 N. Atherton St. 

State College, PA 




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