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Spring Creek Canyon

Spring Creek Canyon Trail, Bellefonte, PA, USA

The Spring Creek Canyon is a site of 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.

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About This Destination

Take a hike with Mother Nature on Mother's Day along the Spring Creek Canyon. Terry Melton, ClearWater Board member and native plant enthusiast and expert, will guide visitors along the way as they stop to admire the multitudes of flowering plants along the trail. Many early-blooming species can be found along the and participants will have the opportunity to learn how to identify both native and invasive species. Hikes will leave from the Fisherman's Paradise parking area at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Please arrive a few minutes early with a water bottle and comfortable shoes. 

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Spring Creek Canyon Trail, Bellefonte, PA, USA

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