SPRING 2012

NW Pennsylvania's Great Outdoors

CLARION COUNTY


Parks and Forests:


Gateway to Cook State Park


Lakes & Waterways:


Clarion River


Allegheny River


HIGHLIGHTS:


• Old-growth forests and great fishing and boating


Brady's Bend Overlook in East Brady gives an amazing 1,500 ft. panoramic view of the Allegheny River


 


FOREST COUNTY


Parks and Forests:


Heart of the Allegheny National Forest


Lakes & Waterways:  


Clarion River


AlleghenyRiver


Tionesta Creek


HIGHLIGHTS:


• Fishing and boating on Tionesta Lake


• Kayaking the Tionesta Creek, one of PA's most scenic  waterways


Buzzard Swamp is an important stop on the Atlantic Flyway waterfowl migration route




JEFFERSON COUNTY


Parks and Forests:


Gateway to the Cook Forest


Clear Creek State Park


Lakes & Waterways:


Clarion River


HIGHLIGHTS:


• Old-growth forests, great hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing and camping


ELK COUNTY


Parks and Forests:


Southern gateway to the Allegheny National Forest


Lakes & Waterways:


Clarion River


East Branch Lake


HIGHLIGHTS:


• Largest elk herd east of the Rockies near Benezette


Elk Country Visitor Center, Winslow Hill, Benezette


 


CAMERON COUNTY


Parks and Forests:


Bucktail State Park


Sizerville State Park


Sinnemahonning State Park


Lakes & Waterways:


West Branch of the Susquehanna


HIGHLIGHTS:


• Scenic 75-mile Bucktail Trail, which meanders along the West Branch of the Susquehanna


• Home to elk and bald eagles among other numerous wildlife


 


For overnight accommodations, contact the PA's Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau


 


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