Exploring in Northumberland County

Attractions in Elysburg, Milton, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Sunbury, and Watsontown

In Northumberland County, the river connects you to one delight after another. What's around the next bend? You'll find out --- eventually.

Right now you're lingering at an antique shop loaded with unique finds. And as soon as you can pull yourself away, you'll discover something just as wonderful around the corner.

Perhaps it's live history taking place in one of our many museums. Or maybe you'll cross one of our historical covered bridges. Then, there's our famous amusement park, our heritage festivals, and another incredible view over the ridge.


Joseph Priestley House is a National Historic Chemical Landmark where visitors can investigate the ideas and contributions to American history of Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), noted English theologian, educator, natural philosopher and political theorist.

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America's largest free-admission amusement park and also offers free parking, free daily entertainment and free picnic facilities. Take a dip in its 900,000 gallon Crystal Pool filled with refreshing mountain stream water. The pool area includes watersides, diving boards and a play area just for young children. Stay overnight at one of two campgrounds that include cabins and over 800 campsites. In addition to over 60 rides, award winning food, swimming, games,miniature golf and gift shops, visitors can add a round of golf at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club right next door to the park.

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Nestled at the base of a pine and hardwood covered hillside, Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club boasts 4 sets of tees appealing to players of all ability. The semi-private club is a regulation 18 hole par 71 golf course and rated 70.1 from the blue tees with a slope of 127. On location, The Nickle Plate Bar & Grill features a wide variety of assorted lunch and dinner specials, along with a selection of craft specialty beer, wine and cocktails. Our clubhouse can accommodate group outings & tournaments for up to 125 people.

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The layout of the town of Milton in the 1950's to early 60's was started with a donation from the late Reverend Dr. Robert Walker. This is a 20' x 60' O-Gauge Layout with a lot of operating buttons to push. The museum is run by volunteers.

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Located at the confluence of the west and north branches of the Susquehanna River, Shikellamy State Park consists of 132 acres that include a marina at Lake Augusta and a scenic overlook. The park also includes Milton Park located along 82 acres on Rt. 15 in West Milton, PA, and Susquehanna Park, home of the Hiawatha Paddleboat, located on 20 acres at Reach Road in Williamsport, PA. Shikellamy State Park is housed on 132 acres that include 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.

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A unique winery, located in a renovated 1814 bank barn. Spyglass plays host to large concerts, weddings and many types of parties. A large selection of dry and sweet wines. 15 acres of vines and an on site micro-brewery round out the Spyglass experience.

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A nonprofit organization interested in preserving and promoting business.

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ASA of PA Hall of Fame and Training Center was established with the vision to showcase all memorabilia related to the history of PA softball. The training center provides indoor practice and instructional opportunities generally for youth. 3/21/17: changed name to USA Softball of PA per their website

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A family owned and operated 18 hole public golf course spanning 6,218 yards, pro shop on site, restaurant and bar. Banquet facility on site as well, which is able to accommodate small luncheons to beautiful weddings with professional service. Or just enjoy a relaxing day on the links.

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A country retreat by the creek.

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