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Must See Attractions

Hang Gliders at Hyner View State Park

Hyner View State Park

One of the most breathtaking overlooks in the state. Thousands visit this scenic vista each year. Just off of the PA Route 120 Scenic Byway, wind your way five miles up, up, up the mountain to the top for an amazing view of the West Branch Susquehanna River and the mountains of Sproul State Forest. A popular destination for hang gliders.

 Hyner Run

Hyner Run State Park (570) 923-6000

The stream Hyner Run carves a small valley from the surrounding steep mountains, creating a cozy, quiet place for a family adventure. The park was originally developed as a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp. Opened to the public in 1958 with the completion of the swimming pool, bathhouse, concession, picnic area and restrooms. A camping area was later added to the park and was opened to the public in 1975. The large swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, unless otherwise posted. The hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is also a 15 feet by 15 feet wading pool. The picnic area contains 150 picnic tables with the majority of tables in full to partial shade. A limited number of grills are also available. Two picnic pavilions, 24 feet by 36 feet, may be reserved. Thirty camp-sites and a cabin are available.

 Piper Aviation Museum

Piper Aviation Museum (Motorcoach Friendly) 

One Piper Way, Lock Haven, PA 17745 

(570) 748-8283

Guests to the museum may choose to walk around at their leisure or take the free audio tour through our exhibits, following history of the Piper Aircraft company and their contributions to aviation. Try out your skills on the new flight simulator.

 Historical Society Heisey House

Clinton County Historical Society

Visit our timeless treasures; it could take you over 300 years. A stop at the Heisey House Museum, home of the Clinton County Historical Society, is a must to learn about the ancestry of the region. This Victorian era farm house will take you back in time. Right next door is the Historical Society’s Poorman Gallery, which features collections such as American Indian artifacts and World War I memorabilia. Take the time to visit the Society’s Barton Street School, an original one-room schoolhouse, and the Castanea Railroad Station, an historic train station which houses an impressive model train display, a water tower kiosk, a 1952 box car, and a vintage caboose restored and available for overnight rentals.

 The Station Gallery

The Station Gallery (Motorcoach Friendly)
2 East Bald Eagle Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745
570-748-0949

Home to the Clinton County Arts Council, The Station Gallery is a sight to see, both inside and out. History buffs will love the look of the building, a restored train station.  Inside, the Gallery boasts original art and fine art crafts from prints to jewelry and more. Invitational artists exhibits, juried shows, member shows and sales, community events for all ages, and creative gatherings, meetings and classes.

 Millbrook Playhouse

Millbrook Playhouse
Country Club Lane, Mill Hall, PA 17751
570-748-8083

If you enjoy live theatre presentations, journey to Mill Hall during the summer months and enjoy a truly unique experience. The Millbrook Playhouse is one of a limited number of barn style theatres that features professional summer theatre.

 Woolrich Outlet Store

The Woolrich Store (Motorcoach Friendly)
Mill Street, Woolrich, PA 17779 
(570) 769-7401 

No trip to Clinton County would be complete without a trip to the Woolrich Outlet Store in Woolrich Pennsylvania. Woolrich Woolen Mills has operated within Clinton County for over 170 years and is the oldest operational textile mill in the country. You can shop for outerwear, sportswear, accessories, sporting apparel, blankets, throws and furniture.

 Belles Springs Golf Course

Belles Springs Golf Course
PO Box 149, Mackeyville, PA 17750
(570) 726-4222

Full service 18-hole public gold course, driving range, practice bunker, putting & chipping greens. Clubhouse and Pro shop on grounds.

 Clinton County Country Club

Clinton Country Club
41 Fairway View Drive, Mill Hall, PA 17751
570-748-2310

An 18-hole championship member golf course that welcomes public play. Pro shop on site, and golfers can relax afterward with a drink and a meal at Haywood’s on the Green restaurant.

 Birdwatching

Birdwatching - Susquehanna River that offers the Birding and Wildlife Trail

The PA Audubon Birding and Wildlife Sites in Clinton County-Clinton County is one of thirty-nine counties of the Susquehanna River Birding and Wildlife Trail. If you want to learn more about places to go and watch birds and wildlife in Clinton County, visit the Pennsylvania Birding and Wildlife Guide.

 Red Hill Fossil Site

Red Hill Fossil Site
S.R. 120, North Bend
Red Hill Field Lab and Fossil Display Museum
Chapman Township Municipal Building, 196 Main Street, North Bend
570-923-2044

Take time to visit the Red Hill Field Station Fossil Display Museum. Rare, 350-million-year-old fossils occur in the "Red Hill" rock exposure near Renovo, PA. Among the Devonian-age animal and plant remains in this red-hued mountainside exposure, scientists discovered the bones of fish-like tetrapods, early ancestors of amphibians. These "fishes with legs" represent the oldest four-footed animals found thus far in North America. The museum is free, by appointment.

 J.Doyle Corman Amphitheater

J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater & Floating Stage
East Water Street, Lock Haven
(570) 893-5900

Come and spend a delightful summer's evening along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River listening to the free musical concerts presented by a variety of bands. Music ranges from Country, Doo-Wop, Blues, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, New and Classic Rock, Reggae, Tributes, and Dance.

 Sugar Valley Historical Society

Sugar Valley Historical Society

The “sweet” history of Sugar Valley is told at the Historical Society’s Museum and adjacent Sugar Grove School, a preserved one-room schoolhouse more commonly known as the Bull Run School.

Elk Viewing

Elk Viewing

During the 1800’s Pennsylvania’s native elk population had been reduced to a small population mainly located in the north central mountains. Then by 1867, the last native elk was killed. Starting in 1913 the Game Commission began to restore elk in Pennsylvania so that today there are more than 600 – the largest herd in northeastern United States. Most times of the year are good to catch sight of these beautiful, massive animals in the wilds, but the best times of the day are early morning and late in the day, just before dark.

 Logan Mills Covered Bridge

Logan Mills Covered Bridge
Southwest of Loganton over Fishing Creek,Loganton, PA 17747
From the SR 477 intersection turn right
Follow SR 880 about 5 miles to Logan Mills Road and turn left

Originally build in 1874, refurbished in 2003. Length is 63' and used a Queen Post Truss. Bridge crosses Fishing Creek about 5 miles west of Loganton. The bridge is about half a mile from the turn and is next to a stone grist mill.

 Farrandsville Iron Furnace

Farrandsville Iron Furnace
SR 1001 Farrandsville Road, Farrandsville

Located 5.2 miles north of Lock Haven, the Farrandsville Iron Furnace was completed in 1837 and was the first and largest coke-fired hot-blast iron furnace in North America, reaching a height of 54 feet. An excellent example of dry masonry construction it produced 50 tons of high quality pig iron per week using equipment imported from Scotland. The first firebrick made in Pennsylvania was produced at Farrandsville.

 West Branch Susquehanna River

West Branch Susquehanna River

Clinton County is fortunate to have more than 65 miles of the 240 mile West Branch Susquehanna River that flows through it. Canoes and kayaks have access points located in Keating, Renovo, North Bend, Hyner, Lock Haven (Woodward Twp.), and Pine. Spring and early summer offer the best time for ‘Paddling the Wilds’ in Clinton County. Typically water levels drop as we move closer to summer. The Tidlow Dam located at Lock Haven provides a water pool deep enough to operate outboard power boats throughout the summer. Many reaches of the West Branch Susquehanna are remote and are flanked by steep mountains that will add excitement to your river paddling experience.

 Clinton County Fair

Clinton County Fair
Exit 178 off Interstate 80
Go north on state route 220 for .5 mile
Turn left .25 mile to the front gate

Come and enjoy all we have to offer, great rides, entertainment, track races and food! 4-H Round-up offers various project displays, livestock and horse activities.
Great rides, entertainment, track races and food!

 Tylersville State Fish Hatchery

Tylersville State Fish Hatchery 
43 Hatchery Lane, Loganton, PA  17747.  570-725-3965

The Tylersville Fish Culture Station (hatchery) was originally constructed in 1963 by the United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The hatchery is located on approximately 80 developed acres (125 total acres) with 5,000 feet of concrete linear raceways. The water supply is a spring pool with 8 spring sources and infiltration of subsurface flow that originates from Big Fishing Creek. Buildings include a hatch house/administrative office complex, maintenance garage/employee quarters building, and a pole building for vehicle storage. 

 Rails to Trails

Rails-to-Trails
Contact the Tioga State Forest,
One Nessmuk Lane, Wellsboro, PA 16901,
(570) 724-2866 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Considered by USA Today as one of the top 10 great hiking trails in 2001. During the 1800’s a rail line was constructed to transport timber from the vast forests that surround the Pine Creek Valley. By 1988, the rail line was closed, but today the 60 mile trail is open for hiking and biking from the Pine Creek Gorge ‘Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon’ to Jersey Shore. There is parking and restroom facilities located along the trail.

Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University
Lock Haven, PA 17745 
(800) 332-8900 in PA 
(800) 233-8979 outside PA
Located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, exit 178 off I-80

Lock Haven University was founded in 1870 as the Central State Normal School. In 1926, they became State Teacher’s College at Lock Haven, in 1960 Lock Haven State College, and in 1983, the name changed to Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, after joining the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.  In 1989, Lock Haven University opened its Clearfield campus in Clearfield, PA.

 Bucktail State Park

Bucktail State Park
(814) 486-3365

Bucktail State Park provides a beautiful 75-mile scenic drive along PA 120 from Lock Haven, through Renovo, to Emporium. It stretches through a narrow valley, which has for years been called the Bucktail Trail. This beautiful area has also been called the Bucktail Canyon because of the steep mountains that form beautiful forested walls along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and Sinnemahoning Creek.

 Ravensburg State Park

Ravensburg State Park
(570) 966-1455

This 78-acre park offers 21 modern tenting sites, and picnicking and playground areas are accessible. Fishing is permitted in the park's creek, and a hiking trail is available.

 

Downtown Lock Haven

The Lock Haven Downtown area is represented by merchants and community leaders that are dedicated to making Downtown come to life. Many events are sponsored throughout the year to bring people back to small-town America. Located along the picturesque West Branch Susquehanna, Lock Haven offers a historic backdrop to a revitalized Main Street business district. Home to the Piper Aviation Museum and Lock Haven University; Lock Haven is also a gateway community to the Pennsylvania Wilds, providing outdoor recreation opportunities on more than 2 million acres of public land.

 

Scenic Byway Route 144

Runs north-south. From Renovo SR 144 south is a state scenic byway and is also known as part of the Elk Scenic Drive. There are two improved overlooks along the southern route.

 

Scenic Byway Route 120

Runs east-west. From Lock Haven in the east, this state byway runs along the West Branch Susquehanna River (through the Bucktail Trail State Park Natural Area), passes through Hyner, North Bend, and Renovo. From Renovo west the road is also know as part of the Elk Scenic Drive. SR 120 also follows the Sinnemahoning Creek to the county line then continues to Emporium and on the Ridgway.

 Sproul State Forest

Sproul State Forest
(570) 923-6011

Sproul State Forest contains some of most rugged and remote forestland in Pennsylvania. It is also home to two lengthy and beautiful hiking trails, the Chuck Keiper Trail (50 mile double loop) and the Donut Hole Trail (52 miles that connects with the Susquehannock Trail). Enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, boating, hunting, sightseeing, mountain biking, and more.

 Kettle Creek State Park

Kettle Creek State Park
(570) 923-6004

The second largest state park in Clinton County, 1,793 acres, has picnicking areas, a beach swimming area, a playground facility, and 71 camping sites. The 167 acres of water at Kettle Creek offer opportunities galore for fishing and boating. Back-packers can hike a two-mile stretch, and a five-mile horse trail is also accessible. During the winter, ice skating and ice fishing are popular, and a five-mile snowmobile trail is available.