Local State Parks, Trails, & Natural Areas
Our region has many state parks and natural areas to explore. Along with trail guides and maps of these areas, our Visitor Center has information on the PPL Montour Preserve, special trails maintained by the Merrill W. Linn Land and Waterways Conservancy, and local bicycling routes.
In addition to the listed state parks, here are a few other natural wonders you may want to visit.
- Bald Eagle State Forest
- Keithan's Bluebird Gardens
- McKees Half Falls
- Tall Timbers and Snyder-Middleswarth Natural Areas
- Walker Lake
- Weiser State Forest: Roaring Creek Tract
- White Mountain Wild Area
You can also search for local trails at ExplorePATrails.com. Trails can be found by address, zip, or county. For more information on Pennsylvania State Parks call the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources toll-free at 888-727-2757, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Milton State Park is an 82-acre island on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River offering hiking, river access, and other recreational opportunities.
R. B. Winter State Park covers 695 acres. The focal point of the park is Halfway Lake which is filled by spring-fed mountain streams and contained by a hand-laid, native sandstone dam. Open year-round, the park provides diverse opportunities for recreation. Seventeen miles west of Lewisburg on SR 192.
132-acre park includes a scenic overlook of the Susquehanna River and a marina at Lake Augusta - located at the confluence of the West and North Branches of the Susquehanna River. Also part of the complex are the Milton State Park and the Susquehanna State Park. The 82 acre Milton Park is located along Rt. 15 at West Milton, PA and the 20 acre Susquehanna Park, home of the Hiawatha paddleboat, is located at Reach Rd., Williamsport,PA.