Pennsylvania State Parks

Pennsylvania

Out and About in Pennsylvania State Parks

Find yourself at one of the world's top seven star gazing destinations, and watch in awe as the Aurora Borealis dances across the sky. Walk through leafy parkland, past glimmering lakes, and jutting mountains. Discover national natural landmarks, and plunge into the most adrenaline activating white water rafting in the eastern United States. Gaze in awe as herds of elk frolic in their natural environment. Outward bound experiences in Pennsylvania's State Parks are unforgettable.

Best Pennsylvania State Parks for Families

Trek through idyllic landscapes and watch the stars, snowmobile through swathes of pristine, snow-dusted forest in winter, or laze in a fishing boat on the lake in summer. Your family will never forget vacations at these Pennsylvania State Parks:

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in Pennsylvania

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Earl, East Earl Township, Pennsylvania
from $55
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4.8
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House ∙ 2 guests
Germantown, Morton, Pennsylvania
from $50
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4.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Woodward, Haines Township, Pennsylvania
from $46
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3.6
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Best Pennsylvania State Parks for Hiking

Marvel at ancient geological formations, have a go at orienteering, or cross country ski through some of the state's most scenic landscapes in the Pocono Mountains. Don't miss the gushing waterfalls at Linn Run. Here's where to find the state's best hikes:

Recommended Accommodations for State Parks in Pennsylvania

House ∙ 2 guests
Germantown, Morton, Pennsylvania
from $55
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4.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Fort Loudon, Peters Township, Pennsylvania
from $45
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4.8
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House ∙ 2 guests
Germantown, Morton, Pennsylvania
from $85
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4.0
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Best Pennsylvania State Parks for Adventure Sports

Whether its paddling your raft like crazy as you round hairpin bends, in-line skating along a lakeside, or horseback riding through rocky landscapes, there's always an outdoor adventure to be had at these Pennsylvania State Parks:

Top Offers for State Parks in Pennsylvania

House ∙ 2 guests
Germantown, Morton, Pennsylvania
from $95
Homestay.com
4.0
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House ∙ 2 guests
Germantown, Morton, Pennsylvania
from $85
Homestay.com
4.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
from $76
VRBO
4.5
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