Spring Bugs

Not all bugs are bad! Many of the springtime hatches form an essential part of the lifecycle of everything from fish to birds. Learn about the aquatic lifestyle of some of the most prevalent spring bugs. We will dive in and take a closer look at mayflies, stoneflies, dragonflies, and craneflies.

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Spring Bugs

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Painted Rock Bugs

Painted Rock Bugs

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Colyer Lake

Colyer Lake

Guests can enjoy the lake starting at either the north or south access areas. The 2-mile loop can be broken into many shorter treks while exploring the manmade lake.

211 Lake Rd

211 Lake Rd, Centre Hall, PA 16828, USA

Poe Paddy Tunnel

Poe Paddy Tunnel

Take a scenic walk along the Pennsylvania Mid State Trail and through the Poe Paddy Tunnel at Poe Paddy State Park. The trail is welcoming, with wide, flat, even terrain - making this adventure well-suited for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Tunnel Spur Road

Tunnel Spur Rd., Haines Township, PA

Lower Trail

Lower Trail

Originally a tow path for the Pennsylvania Main Line Canal, the trail has been transformed into a community treasure by the dedication of Rails to Trails of Central Pennsylvania Inc.

Lower Trail

128 E 1st St, Williamsburg, PA 16693

Spring Creek Canyon

Spring Creek Canyon

The Spring Creek Canyon is a site or tremendous historic significance to Centre County and hosts a fantastic biodiversity. Site of the main settlement by Philip Benner in the late 1800's, the canyon has a vast history. Ecologically diverse as well, Spring Creek offers ample opportunities for wildlife viewing and an abundance of native plant species. Guests can expect to find everything from trillium to tulip poplars. There are three main access to the trail: Rock Road, State Game lands 333, and Fisherman’s Paradise. All offer unique avenues for exploring the canyon. The guided adventure on May 8 will begin at Fisherman's Paradise.

Spring Creek Canyon Trail

Fisherman's Paradise Entrance
Spring Creek Canyon Trail, Bellefonte, PA 16823

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Discover the unique features of the marsh and fen ecosystems along the trails at Millbrook Marsh. Enjoy wildlife viewing underwater, in the air, and all around you on land! From skunk cabbage to red-winged blackbirds Millbrook offers opportunites to expereince what nature has to offer.

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801