Wellsboro is near the edge of the "Grand Canyon" of Pennsylvania, several state and national forests, and is a great place for outdoor exploration. Several RV sites are very close to Wellsville, and in the general area.
Wellsville sits near the most picturesque area of Pine Creek Gorge, also called the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. It is surrounded by the Tioga State Forest. The canyon runs 47 miles through the countryside.
In the township of Wellsboro there are four RV sites, and all of them have trails to the Grand Canyon.
Campgrounds in Wellsboro have more than 100 sites each. They have full hookups for RVs, laundry, bathrooms and showers. Campgrounds also have recreation rooms.
Grand Canyon Country campground has rafting and canoeing on the Pine Creek River, and horseback riding in the canyon. Covered wagon rides are also available.
Leonard Harrison State Park is on the east rim of the canyon and has the most famous views of the canyon. On the other side of the canyon is Colton Point State Park. Both offer RV camping with full hookups, as well as tent camping.
Driving tours are popular and maps are available at the chamber of commerce. Driving the length of the canyon is the most popular, and there are other scenic routes in the area to explore.
Article Written By James Jordan
James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.