Statewide Park Alerts & Advisories

State Park Alerts
No statewide alerts at this time.
State Park Advisories

General Firewood Quarantine: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has enacted a quarantine order for untreated firewood of any kind coming into the state. Any firewood brought into the state must be kiln dried, heat treated, fumigated, and/or USDA Certified.

To protect the high quality and native character of our State Parks from exotic invasive species DCNR highly encourages all visitors to:

  • burn/buy locally cut firewood (within 25 miles)

  • BURN ALL firewood brought from another area. Do not leave it. Do not take it with you.

  • Encourage friends and neighbors not to move firewood.

  • Do not remove firewood from a Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area. Contact the PA Department of Agriculture, www.agriculture.pa.gov and search on the keyword Spotted Lantern Fly for current quarantine information.

Drone Restrictions: To protect park resources, limit conflict with other park users, and avoid safety and privacy liabilities, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), remotely piloted vehicles (RPV) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), all commonly referred to as DRONES, are only permitted on designated flying fields in six remote controlled airfield parks (Beltsville, Benjamin Rush, Hillman, Lackawanna, Prompton, and Tuscarora). The use of drones or other UAS is restricted at all other Bureau of State Parks locations.


Individual State Park Updates

Allegheny Islands
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Archbald Pothole
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Bald Eagle
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Beltzville
State Park Alerts

Beltzville State Park Beach is closed for the season.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Bendigo
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Benjamin Rush
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Big Pocono
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Big Spring
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Black Moshannon
State Park Alerts

ATV and UTV use on Casanova Road:

As of 5/16/20 ATV and UTV use is permitted on Casanova Road ending at the intersection of Route 504 and Casanova Road. Please note that ATVs and UTVs are NOT permitted inside the campground, cabin area, or on any other roads or parking lots that are not specifically designated for ATV/UTV use. Thank you.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Blue Knob
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Boyd Big Tree Preserve
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Buchanan's Birthplace
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Bucktail
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Caledonia
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

Campground Notice - Please be advised that during freezing weather, water hydrants on Full Hook-Up Campsites need to be open with a hose attached or closed with the hose detached.  Ice buildup can cause hydrant fixtures to break if a hose is attached but the hydrant is in the closed position.  Thank you.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Canoe Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Chapman
State Park Alerts

Fishing: Chapman Lake is Catch & Release only, except trout. Visit pfbc.pa.gov/fishpub/summaryad/miscwaters.html for more information.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Cherry Springs
State Park Alerts

The Overnight Astronomy Observation Field Galaxy Passes are sold out.  Next season's Galaxy Passes will be available the second week in December.

Beginning at 12:00 Noon on Friday, October 1st, 2021 until Noon, Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, the Overnight Astronomy Observation Field will be closed for registrants of the annual Black Forest Star Party, sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Observers (CPO).  All visitors to the Overnight Astronomy Observation Field must register for the event through the CPO at http://bfsp.org/.  The Cherry Springs campground is still open to all visitors and can be reserved at https://pennsylvaniastateparks.reserveamerica.com or by calling 1-888-PAPARKS. 

Pets are prohibited in the Overnight Astronomy Observation Field, the Campground, and the Night Sky Public Viewing Area.  If you plan to visit Cherry Springs State Park, please make arrangements for your pet.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Clear Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Codorus
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Colonel Denning
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Colton Point
State Park Alerts

Leonard Harrison and Colton Point State Park experience extreme crowding during fall foliage weekends and the Columbus Day holiday (Sept. 25, 26, Oct. 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16 & 17).  You can expect high traffic volume on weekends between the hours of 9am - 3pm.  

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Cook Forest
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Cowans Gap
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Delaware Canal
State Park Alerts

TOWPATH CLOSURE (Mile Post 31.11). In the area of Lumberville the towpath is CLOSED at the Lumberville Aqueduct Pedestrian Bridge. The purpose of this closure is for PUBLIC SAFETY and will be in effect until the crossing can be made safe. Trail users should turn around at the closure and NOT attempt to get by it. The aqueduct and associated pedestrian crossing sustained significant damages during Tropical Storm Ida to include the loss of a structural pier beneath the aqueduct.  

INTERMITTENT TRAIL CLOSURE:  Beginning September the towpath may be closed in the area of I-95/I-295, Scudder Falls Bridge, intermittently through end of September 2021.  Closures may occur between 6am-5pm Monday through Friday; the trail will be open on weekends. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) will be demolishing the existing bridge over the canal and/or conducting work on the new bridge overhead during these closures.  For additional information please visit the DRJTBC website at www.drjtbc.org/project/scudder-falls or you can contact the park office at 610-982-5560.

Starting 8/13 - TOWPATH CLOSURE (MILES 42.70 – 41.84).  In the area of Upper Black Eddy the towpath is CLOSED between Berm Lane Bridge and Lodi Hill Road. The purpose of this closure is for PUBLIC SAFETY and will be in effect until the Sphar’s Camelback Bridge has been deconstructed and no longer spanning the towpath and canal.  This bridge is one of six remaining authentic camelback bridges that can be found along the entire 58.9 mile length of the Canal and they are an iconic structure to the two-hundred year old National Historic Landmark. The purpose of this deconstruction is to prepare the site for future bridge abutment repairs and the eventual rehabilitation of the superstructure. Trail users should turn around at the closure and NOT attempt to get by it, as heavy equipment will be blocking the towpath and for other safety concerns. Delaware Canal State Park anticipates this closure to be intermittent in nature over the next 60 days; however, this is a tentative timeline subject to being lessened or extended. Upon access being restored this advisory will be removed.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Denton Hill
State Park Alerts

Results of our Agency Solicitation For Proposals (SFP) to operate a downhill ski & all-season concession received NO proposals.  It is the Department's plan to contact previously interested parties, and initiate a second solicitation process, which will include additional advertising/industry outreach, a vendor forum and an eventual issuance of a second SFP opportunity.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Elk
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Elk Country Visitor Center
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Erie Bluffs
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Firewood Advisory: Invasive Beetles found in Firewood Threaten Forests! Before bringing firewood to a Pennsylvania State Park, please read the information in the linked page about a very real threat to forests in Pennsylvania and all of North America. Firewood Advisory



Evansburg
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Fort Washington
State Park Alerts

Hurricane Ida and Tornado Damage Update: 9/6/21 – Militia Hill Day Use Area, which experienced significant tornado damage, has reopened. Visitors are urged to use caution while visiting as staff are still working to clean up the downed trees and debris, and there may be small tripping hazards in fields or picnic areas. Trail users should use caution and be prepared to encounter blocked areas as staff have not yet cleared trails. Please respect closed off areas and give staff space as they use chainsaws, chippers, and other equipment. Flourtown Day Use Area was not affected. Fort Hill Historic Site remains closed until further notice due to the severe tornado damage.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Fowlers Hollow
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Frances Slocum
State Park Alerts

The campground will be closed on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

The swimming pool will be closed for the season starting on September 7, 2021.

Frances Slocum State Park does not offer cabins. Some sites do have electricity but there are no water or sewer hook ups at this park.

We have expanded our pet sites this year.  See below for all pet sites and see the maps link on our website for more details:

Stony Point loop- 2-7 and 35-54

Hemlock Hill loop- 55-61 and 81-85

Rocky Knoll loop - 92, 93, and 95

Coolers and outside food and beverages are not permitted within the pool complex

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

People and animals should avoid discolored lake water or surface scums. Water sampling results have confirmed that there are cyanobacteria toxins present in enough quantities over a wide extent of the lake to potentially cause health effects if people and animals come in contact with lake water through swimming in or drinking untreated water. These results may not reflect current conditions. Conditions can change so that cyanobacteria toxins may be present in all or parts of the lake.

State Park Advisories

For safety purposes, the park speed limit has been reduced to 15 mph and we have added additional stop signs.



French Creek
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Gifford Pinchot Complex
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Gouldsboro
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Greenwood Furnace
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Hickory Run
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
Due to an active black bear population, the park is requiring all visitors to take certain precautions while exploring the park or staying in the campgrounds. Bear are generally not dangerous to people if they are left alone, however, as with all wild animals their behavior is unpredictable. All visitors, especially overnight guests, shall abide by the following: NEVER approach a bear to pet, feed, or photograph it. ALL food and scented items must be stored in locked vehicles. If a bear approaches you, NEVER throw food or other objects; they can act as an attractant rather than a deterrent. Do not run from a bear; stay together as a group, clap your hands and shout loudly while backing away slowly.


Hillman
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Non-Hunting Recreation Closings: Effective April 24th thru May 31st 2021, it is unlawful to hike or ride a bicycle, horse, or any other vehicle on Hillman State Park Game Lands during and up until one hour after close of lawful hunting hours for Spring Turkey. For more information on hunting seasons and bag limits, please visit the following link:

https://www.pgc.pa.gov/HuntTrap/Law/Pages/SeasonsandBagLimits.aspx



Hills Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Hyner Run
State Park Alerts

ROAD WORK: PennDot will be completing road work on Hyner Mountain Road beginning August 2 lasting through early September. Workdays will be Monday – Friday from 7AM – 3PM, travelers to the park should expect delays.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Hyner View
State Park Alerts

ROAD WORK: PennDot will be completing road work on Hyner Mountain Road beginning August 2 lasting through early September. Workdays will be Monday – Friday from 7AM – 3PM, travelers to the park should expect delays.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Jacobsburg Env. Ed.
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Jennings Env. Ed.
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Joseph E. Ibberson C. A.
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Kettle Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Keystone
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Kings Gap Env. Ed.
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Kinzua Bridge
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Little Sister's Big Rig is a food vendor that is located in the parking area of the Kinzua Bridge State Park.  Open Wednesday thru Monday, weather permitting, from 11a til 5pm. Closed Tuesdays.

They server a variety of hot food items along with drinks. Also Our Hard Scooped Ice Cream, served in a cup, (we do NOT sell soft serve) Flavors currently are Vanilla, Chocolate & Cookie Dough which will change every week or so. 

The PA Wilds Conservation Shop is reopening with changes to their hours and shopping policies.  Please visit their website for full details prior to your visit.

https://pawilds.shop/pages/the-shop-at-kinzua-bridge-state-park

In an effort to balance public safety, privacy concerns, view-shed and sound-shed protection, and FAA rules and regulations with the popular recreational use of drones or other types of unmanned aerial systems (UAS),the Bureau of State Parks implemented a new management policy which prohibits the commercial and general recreational use of drones in Kinzua Bridge State Park. UAS use is permitted in a select number of PA. State Parks . For additional information, visit the Things to Know section of visitPAparks.com.



Kooser
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Lackawanna
State Park Alerts

Lackawanna State Park boat concessionaire will not be in operation this season.  Our longstanding concessionaire has decided to retire this season.

Bridge repair on Route 407 will begin June 2, 2021 and persist through November 2021.

Traffic:

There will be 3 traffic lights, one on each side of the Route 407 bridge and one located at the park entrance controlling traffic flow.

Boating:

Throughout the duration of this project boating access will be permitted through the center span of the bridge.

Pedestrian/Biking:

There will be a pedestrian barrier to allow foot traffic over the 407 bridge throughout the project.  This path will change sides as the work moves from one side of the bridge to the other. Signage will be posted along 407, the pedestrian path over the bridge, the boat passage under the bridge and at each boat launch.  Visitors should use care and pay close attention to signage when transiting the park.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Effective April 14,2017 all trails area open for all users for Lackawanna State Park/Countryside Conservancy trail system. The majority of trails are sufficiently firm for responsible riding.



Laurel Hill
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Laurel Mt.
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Laurel Ridge
State Park Alerts

Please be advised that the water pump at the Route 271 Shelter Area is out of order.  There is a non potable water source available at the Route 271 Trailhead.  Please follow the access road from the shelter area to the trailhead.  Please filter and/or treat the water as necessary.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Backpackers/Hikers – please be advised that water at the 271 Shelter Area is intermittent during the summer months. There is no guarantee it will be available.  Please plan accordingly. Generally, there is water available at the 271 Trailhead Parking.



Laurel Summit
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Lehigh Gorge
State Park Alerts

Be Advised - Lehigh Gorge State Park is currently undertaking a sizeable rehabilitation project extending from Middleburg Road south to Tannery Road and active construction is underway.

Beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021, this section of Lehigh Gorge State Park will be closed to the public Monday through Friday with trail access and limited parking in these areas open for Saturdays and Sundays.

Beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, the construction site will be closed to the public seven days a week until May 2022; tentatively.

All other day-use facilities at Lehigh Gorge State Park south of Tannery Road will remain open to the public during this period.

Storm Damage and Swift Water: Due to recent weather events, storm damage and high water conditions are on-going throughout the park.

  • LEHIGH GORGE TRAIL: Washouts and standing water are present in multiple locations along the Lehigh Gorge Trail. Use caution when using the trail.
  • LEHIGH RIVER: Current flow is above 5,000 cfs, while normal white water release is 800 cfs.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Leonard Harrison
State Park Alerts

Leonard Harrison and Colton Point State Park experience extreme crowding during fall foliage weekends and the Columbus Day holiday (Sept. 25, 26, Oct. 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16 & 17).  You can expect high traffic volume on weekends between the hours of 9am - 3pm.  

***  The Turkey Path at Leonard Harrison State Park is closed to through hikers at the bottom near Pine Creek due to storm damage.  Hikers can access the trail from the top to hike down to the closed area (at the platform for the second waterfall), and return to the top (down and back hike).  Please keep out of the closure area.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Linn Run
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Roadside Spring Closure:  Due to bad water samples, the Roadside Spring is temporarily closed.  Additional spring water can still be collected at the Grove Run Picnic Area from sunrise to sunset. 



Little Buffalo
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Little Pine
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Park Office Hours

Sunday and Monday - CLOSED

Tuesday - Saturday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Shooting Range at Little Pine State Park will be closed on the following dates:

September 14, 2021 from 10:30am - 3:30 pm 

October 1, 2021 from 7:30am - 12:30pm.  

Please call the park office at 570-753-6000 if you have any questions.

TRAVELER'S ADVISORY:  There will be road construction on SR 4001/Little Pine Creek Road beginning Monday, April 26,2021 which will last several months.  This road construction will be south of Little Pine State Park.  Please expect traffic delays to the park and campground.  This should not affect motorhomes and trailers using this road to access the campground.  If you have any questions please call our main office at 570-753-6000.



Locust Lake
State Park Alerts

Campground Construction: Construction is tentatively scheduled for early fall 2021, or later, to rehabilitate and replace sewage lines and the dump station, construction noise and delays may occur, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and approximately 6 p.m. We anticipate this will occur sometime after Labor Day 2021.  Please avoid active construction areas. Please pardon this temporary inconvenience. Thank you for your patience as we work to make permanent improvements to the campground.”

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Lyman Run
State Park Alerts

Attention ATV Enthusiasts.  We have been receiving many questions regarding ATV registration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  All information regarding ATV registration can be found at:

http://www.snowatvreg.dcnr.state.pa.us/index

DCNR ATV Frequently Asked Questions

ATVs are not permitted to be offloaded in undesignated areas.  Daggett Campground is not a designated ATV Campground.  If your reserved site is in the Daggett Campground, please keep you ATVs on their trailers.  Additional parking for your equipment is adjacent the campground dumpster at mid campground.  Offloading of your ATVs can occur at any of the Susquehannock ATV trailheads.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

USING A GPS FOR DIRECTIONS: To ensure a safe and comfortable trip into the park, if using a GPS, please set your driving options to "Use Mostly Freeways" or equivalent.  This will ensure your GPS will use frequently traveled paved roads into the park.



Marsh Creek
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

Please be advised that Marsh Creek State Park often reaches parking capacity on busy weekends throughout the summer months. When this occurs, the park is closed temporarily to vehicles. Vehicles are rerouted outside the park until the park is able to open to vehicular traffic once again. Please call the park office with questions at 610-458-5119.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Maurice K. Goddard
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


McCalls Dam
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


McConnells Mill
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

McConnells Mill State Park, Portersville, PA — The annual Heritage Festival at McConnells Mill State Park will be held on Saturday September 25, 2021 from 10AM – 6PM and Sunday September 26, 2021 from 11AM – 5PM. The festival celebrates the operational era of the historic gristmill (1852 – 1928) and will be located at the Kildoo Picnic Area and the Historic Gristmill. # For the safety of park visitors during the festival, portions of McConnells Mill Road and Kennedy Road will be temporarily closed to vehicles from Kildoo Picnic Area to the Historic Gristmill and from Rim Road to the Covered Bridge, during the hours of the festival.

DCNR Park Rangers and traffic control personnel will be on hand during these times to assist with the transition. All other areas of the park will remain open during this event. Please follow detour signs.

Be advised that the section of McConnells Mill Road is closed between the intersections of Rim Road and Mt. Hope Furnace Road.  This section of the township roadway is not within the park boundaries, but will affect the recommended route from the Old Mill to Hells Hollow.  A detour, utilizing Rim Rd. and Wilson Rd. is in place.  The road closure is expected to occur for several years. 

Large buses, limousines, RV's, and other extended vehicles should not attempt to travel on the one way section of McConnells Mill Road between the intersections of Kennedy Road and Johnson Road. Due to large boulders and tight turns many vehicles of these type have sustained damage or been stuck along this section in the past. These types of vehicles should park at the Kildoo Day Use Area and visitors can either walk to the Grist Mill from there or arrange for more suitable transportation. Parking at the Grist Mill is extremely limited regardless of vehicle type.
All weddings at McConnells Mill need to be preapproved by calling the Moraine Park Office at 724-368-8811. This is necessary to ensure there are no conflicts with other events or programs and to limit unnecessary stress on your special day.


Memorial Lake
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Milton
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Mont Alto
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Moraine
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Moraine State Park - Temporary Traffic Pattern Change, North Shore Drive

Moraine State Park, Portersville, PA — Sunday, September 19, 2021, North Shore Drive in Moraine State Park, Butler County will be one-way from 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The pattern change is for the safety of the Mighty Moraine Fall Multi Sport Race Event to address traffic flow issues that may arise during the bicycle portion of the triathlon on park roads.

The one-way pattern will proceed west-to-east; starting at West Park Road and ending at Mt. Union Road.   DCNR Park Rangers and traffic control personnel will be on hand during these times to assist with the transition. All areas of the park will remain open during this event. Please follow detour signs.

All traffic will need to enter the park from the Bike Rental entrance off West Park Road. All traffic exiting the park will be required to follow the one-way traffic flow towards Mt. Union Road.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding during this event.

Boaters be advised that the channel marker buoys have been removed from the shoal running between Duck Point (near the dam) and the island northeast of the dam.  There is no longer a suitable channel in this area, shoal marker buoys will be placed across this area.  Boaters are recommended to pass the island to the eastern side (between island and cabins) when boating in this area. 



Mt. Pisgah
State Park Alerts

Mt Pisgah's Pool will be closed for the season at 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Nescopeck Env. Ed.
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Neshaminy
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

Pavilion #2 is closed to all usage and reservations until further notice due to unsafe conditions.

State Park Advisories

Possession of alcohol is prohibited within the park. Please visit https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/RulesAndRegulations/Pages/default.aspx for a full list of Park Rules and Regulations.



Nockamixon
State Park Alerts

Early Goose Season started today and continues through September 25th.

Hunting in Nockamixon - During established hunting seasons, about 3,500 acres are open to hunting.  All DCNR and  PA Game Commission Rules and Regulations apply.  All persons entering a hunting area during hunting season are encouraged to wear Fluorescent Orange.

Mountain Bike Trail Conditions: Please check the Ride Nox website to view current trail conditions at   https://www.facebook.com/RideNox/

The Disc Golf Course is currently closed because of hundreds of hazardous trees on the course caused by the Emerald Ash Borer.

 

DCNR State Park Playgrounds Are Now Smoke-Free

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced a ban on all forms of tobacco, vaping, and e-cigarettes at playgrounds in all state parks.

The state park playground ban eliminates children’s exposure to secondhand smoke at 135 locations in the state’s 121 parks. Notification signs will be installed by Memorial Day, May 25, 2020.

“Directly in line with our parks’ mission of promoting healthy lifestyles, their playgrounds join the growing number of county, borough, and township park facilities that embrace the Young Lungs at Play program and now forbid tobacco use,” Dunn said. “Our children should be guaranteed the right to play in clean air and healthy areas that are free of secondhand smoke.”

In a related move, responding to visitor requests and support, DCNR in prior years has implemented smoking controls at 44 of its 54 swimming beaches at state parks throughout the state. Smoking is not permitted at state park pools. Read more

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories

SWIMMING IS NOT PERMITTED ANYWHERE IN THE LAKE.

For current park conditions, updates, and alerts, please check our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/NockamixonStatePark/


Nolde Forest Env. Ed.
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Norristown Farm Park
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Ohiopyle
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Oil Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Ole Bull
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Parker Dam
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Patterson
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Penn-Roosevelt
State Park Alerts

ATTENTION:  The water system at Penn-Roosevelt is currently shut down due to an equipment failure.  If you are planning to visit Penn-Roosevelt for picnicking or camping please plan to bring water with you.  We're sorry for the inconvenience.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Pine Grove Furnace
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

CELL PHONE COVERAGE is spotty at best and non-existent in most areas of the park and surrounding state forest.  Please plan accordingly and do not rely on cell phone usage. 

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Poe Paddy
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Poe Valley is participating in the Smoke Free Beach Program which has been in effect since May 1, 2017. Smoking is prohibited on the sand portion of the beach and in the swimming area. For visitors who smoke and still want to use this beach, two designated areas adjacent to the beach are provided. The restriction includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes or other handheld, lighted smoking devices. The goal of this program is to improve the air quality for park visitors at and around the beach swimming area, in addition to reducing the amount of cigarette litter in this area.



Poe Valley
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Poe Valley is participating in the Smoke Free Beach Program which has been in effect since May 1, 2017. Smoking is prohibited on the sand portion of the beach and in the swimming area. For visitors who smoke and still want to use this beach, two designated areas adjacent to the beach are provided. The restriction includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes or other handheld, lighted smoking devices. The goal of this program is to improve the air quality for park visitors at and around the beach swimming area, in addition to reducing the amount of cigarette litter in this area.



Point
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Contrary to some information found online, there is no fee to enter Point State Park, which is open from sunrise until 11 pm daily. Point is a day-use only park and has no swimming or camping facilities.



Presque Isle
State Park Alerts

Temporarily Beach Closures for September 8-10, September 13-16 and September 20-24

Park officials announce the temporarily closures of Beach 9 parking lot, Sunset Point parking lot, Sunset Point Beach and Beach 10. These closures are necessary for visitor safety, due to the removal of tombolo sand and transporting it, with off-road trucks, to Beach 10. For more information and updates, please contact the park office at 814-833-7424.

New COVID-19 Protocols Beginning May 31, 2021

With the release of new Orders from the Secretary of Health, we are again modifying our operations at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center.  Starting May 31, the following new protocols will go into effect:

The first and second floor exhibit areas of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center will be open daily, from 8 AM until 4 PM.

The Park Office will remain open from 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday.

Presque Isle Gallery and Gifts will be open daily from 10 AM until 4 PM. For information contact 814-841-1567.

The Sunset Café, and the Big Green Screen Theatre will remain closed until further notice.

For more information, please contact the Park Office at 814-833-7424 or email at presqueislesp@pa.gov.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Presque Isle State Park continues to deal with high water levels.  Please be alert and obey road and trail closures.

Signage is posted to guide Park visitors to safe and open areas.

Firewood Advisory: Invasive Beetles found in Firewood Threaten Forests! Before bringing firewood to a Pennsylvania State Park, please read the information in the linked page about a very real threat to forests in Pennsylvania and all of North America. Firewood Advisory



Prince Gallitzin
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Promised Land
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Prompton
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Prouty Place
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Pymatuning
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Due to a complete restroom replacement project in Jamestown Campground, the Jamestown 100/200 loops are scheduled to close July 6,2021 and the 300/400/500/600 loops will close August 2,2021.  If the project is completed according to the construction timeline, the 100/200 loops may reopen in fall 2021. The 300/400/500/600 will remain closed until the start of the 2022 camping season. The Linesville Campground is not impacted and will remain open as normal. The 2021 Annual Spooktackular Event will take place near our Linesville Campground.

 



R.B. Winter
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Raccoon Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

End of Season Swim Beach Closure: The swim beach will close for the season on Monday, September 27th, 2021. The swim beach will reopen in spring of 2022.

Effective July 17,2021 the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is lifting all seasons, sizes, and creel limits for all species found in the Upper Pond/Lake  (Group Camp Lake).

PLEASE DON'T PICK WILDFLOWERS: The picking of any wildflower is illegal and can result in legal action. Please help us to conserve the natural beauty of our park by not picking wildflowers at Raccoon Creek State Park, especially in our Wildflower Reserve. Thank you!

Parking and Traffic Congestion: Due to recent higher traffic volume in the park, please park in a designated parking lot when spaces are available. When all spaces are full, please park responsibly and completely off the road as to not block the flow of traffic. Thank you!



Ralph Stover
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Ravensburg
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Reeds Gap
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Pavilion #3 and adjacent restroom - Due to storm damage, Pavilion #3 is without electric service and restroom #3 is temporarily closed.  The restroom near Pavilion #2 is operational.



Ricketts Glen
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Ridley Creek
State Park Alerts

Road Closure: Repaving is taking place on Sandy Flash Drive South (affecting parking/picnic areas 7-17) from 10/1-15 on weekdays only. The road will remain closed during construction and reopened on weekends.

 

Road Work: Culvert work is taking place on Sandy Flash Drive South mid-September. The park will remain open during construction, but motorists traveling the road may experience delays and temporary closures.

Ridley Creek State Park will be holding it's annual controlled deer hunts on 12/2 and 12/9 for the 2021 season to help control the local deer population. The entire park and part of Gradyville Road will be shutdown except for those participating in the controlled shotgun hunt. These closures will remain in effect for the entire day on both 12/2 and 12/9. Please plan accordingly.

Restroom Closed for Repairs: Area 7 restrooms (near the park office/mansion) are closed for repairs. Open restrooms are located in areas 3, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories

Photography at Ridley Creek State Park: Photographers wishing to engage in commercial photography at Ridley Creek State Park need to obtain a Commercial Use License from the office (commercial photography is considered any photography in which the photographer or photographers receive payment for their services). There is a $100 fee associated with this license, and it is good for one year from the date of signage. Please keep in mind we have a wedding concessionaire with contractual rights to certain areas in and around the mansion and gardens from the months of April to November. If you have any questions, please contact the park office at 610-892-3900. 



Ryerson Station
State Park Alerts

***THE POOL AND SPLASH PAD AREA ARE CLOSED***

*Due to ongoing construction on the Pool and Splash Pad they will remain closed for the remainder of the 2021 season

ATTENTION HIKERS:

Please be aware that beginning on Friday, 4/16/21 portions of the two trails will be closed to the public due to construction activities taking place.  These closures will involve Lazear, and Tiffany Ridge Trails and will remain in effect until further notice.  Affected trails will be signed as closed at the appropriate junctures.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

IRON BRIDGE:   Please be advised that due to structural integrity issues, the Iron Bridge will remain closed indefinitely.  Hikers can access trails from the trailhead adjacent to Pavilion 3 in the Maple Grove Day Use Area

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


S.B. Elliott
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories

Day Use visitors or Pavilion renters requiring access to water fountains will no longer have water available at them.  If water is required for a day use experience, visitors can get potable water across the road at the SB Elliott Campground hydrants.



Salt Springs
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Samuel S. Lewis
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Sand Bridge
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Shawnee
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Shikellamy
State Park Alerts

PLEASE NOTE: The boating season at Shikellamy State Park will end immediately after Labor Day in September of 2021 due to necessary repairs to the Adam T Bower Memorial Dam that creates the seasonal recreational pool of Lake Augusta on the Susquehanna River. The repair work will consist of replacing one of the seven inflatable bags on the dam, and is scheduled at this time of year to best take advantage of favorable weather and river flow conditions. Replacing the inflatable bag and construction of a temporary causeway necessitate ending the boating season on September 6th, 2021. All marina slip holders are required to remove their boats from the Shikellamy State Park marina by sunset on September 6th, 2021. The deflation process will begin the following day and take approximately 2 weeks. During this timeframe the parks docks will be removed. The bag replacement project is anticipated to be completed near the end of October 2021. Slip holders will be prorated fees for the shortened 2021 season. For additional information please contact the Shikellamy State Park Office: 570-988-5557.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Sinnemahoning
State Park Alerts

No Watercraft Rentals: There are no canoes or kayaks available for rent or loan at the park this year. If you know someone who is interested in running a boat concession at the park, please have them contact us at the park office.

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Sizerville
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Susquehanna
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Susquehannock
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Swatara
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Tobyhanna
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Trough Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Tuscarora
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Tyler
State Park Alerts

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), remotely piloted vehicles (RPV) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), all commonly referred to as DRONES, their commercial and general recreational use is not permitted in PA State Parks. Drones create a variety of safety, wildlife impacts and privacy issues. Therefore, they are prohibited in Tyler State Park and all other PA State Parks.


Upper Pine Bottom
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Varden Consv. Area
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Warriors Path
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

Pavilions #1 will be blocked from online reservations due to no water available at these facilities.  This block will continue until these services are returned to normal.  Pavilion#1 is still available at a first come, first serve basis.  Thank you for your patience with this matter.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Washington Crossing
State Park Alerts

ACCESS TO BOWMAN'S HILL TOWER WILL BE CLOSED FOR SITE IMPROVEMENTS STARTING JULY 28.

CONSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT THE PARK FOR VARIOUS SITE IMPROVEMENTS.  THIS WORK WILL VARY OVER THE SUMMER AND INTO 2022. SOME AREAS OF THE PARK WILL HAVE LIMITED ACCESS.

Swimming is prohibited from Washington Crossing Historic Park.

Launching of tubes into the Delaware River is prohibited from Washington Crossing Historic Park.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories

BICYCLES MUST BE WALKED BETWEEN THE VISITOR CENTER AND THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE SECTION OF HISTORIC TAYLORSVILLE

The GENERAL WASHINGTON pavilion will be closed for use and reservations starting April 12th for site improvements.



Whipple Dam
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


White Clay Creek
State Park Alerts

Hunting: The new section of White Clay Creek Preserve (formerly the Strawbridge property) will allow the same type of hunting as the rest of the Big Elk Section of the Preserve on the opposite side of Strickersville Road.  Specifically, deer hunting only, utilizing archery equipment, shotgun and muzzleloader during all seasons open to deer hunting.  All PA Game Commission and State Park Rules & Regulations also apply. Springlawn Trail specifically will be closed during firearms season.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Worlds End
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.


Yellow Creek
State Park Alerts

SPOT THE PROBLEM. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. To date, our park does NOT have these pests. Help us stay lanternfly free and stop the spread. Visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website to learn how to identify it, report it, and inspect your vehicle or gear when traveling to and from the quarantine zone.

State Park Advisories
No advisories at this time.