LEARN & CREATE
Step back in time through the preserved old-growth trees.
Bring your binoculars to experience all the wildlife the Barrens-to-Bald Eagle Wildlife Corridor has to offer!
The Big Flat Natural Area hosts numerous vistas for the intrepid explorer, see the sights along this section of the well-maintained Mid State Trail.
From beautiful murals that span entire blocks to small bronze pigs, see all the art throughout downtown.
A hike on the Jean Aron path offers visitors a relaxing stroll through several dense stands of hemlock and mountain laurel.
Stroll along the Lower (pronounced lau-er) Trail and keep an eye out for rare bird species.
Musser Gap is a gateway into the limitless possibilities of Rothrock State Forest.
Take a scenic walk along the Pennsylvania Mid State Trail and through the 250-foot Paddy Mountain Railroad Tunnel at Poe Paddy State Park.
Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and ecological significance.
The Stone Mountain Hawk Watch is a world-famous site for spotting migratory raptors as they soar along our ridges.
The Tom Tudek Memorial Park is a unique gem in our local park system.
Climb up the Allegheny Front and look out over the Centre region from one of highest vantages.
Visit one of last vestiges of the ancient boreal forest left in Pennsylvania, the 320-acre Bear Meadows Natural Area.
Guests can utilize any of the park’s multiple trails to adventure along one of the coolest spots in Pennsylvania.
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.
Trek along the top of one of our ridges starting at the Jo Hays Vista parking lot and see dueling vistas looking both south and north.
Did you know that you have two types of wetlands in your own backyard?
Voyage deep into Rothrock to adventure in one of the more secluded state parks in our region, Penn Roosevelt State Park.
Rhoneymeade, the historic homestead of Grange Fair founder, Leonard Rhone hosts a wide variety of plant species and art.
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.
Explore the historic features of Talleyrand Park including the Edible Landscape Garden, the Freight House, the Sculpture Garden, and the bridges that cross Spring Creek.
Get out and explore the trails of Bald Eagle State Park.
Take a short (700ft) stroll down the Spring Creek Canyon from the Benner Spring trailhead and take in the sounds of the Benner Spring as its waters flow into Spring Creek.
Take a trip out to the scenic Colyer Lake and explore the walking path encircling this community treasure.
Tour historic Greenwood Furnace State Park and learn about the early days of the Pennsylvania iron industry.
The appropriately named Little Flat Area stands at the northern edge of the Thickhead Mountain Wild Area that encompasses both Bear Meadows and Detweiler Run.
Visit one of Centre County's most famous landmarks to hike along history and see what effort goes into preserving a cultural touchstone.
Take in the sights of one of our region’s most beautiful vistas at Penn’s View vista in Bald Eagle State Forest.
The Spring Creek Canyon is a site or tremendous historic significance to Centre County and hosts a fantastic biodiversity.
Enjoy a walk through Hartley Wood.