State College, PA Trails and Parks

State College has 8 trails in the vicinity, including 3 hiking trails and 2 for fly-fishing. These trails range from 4.1 to 45 miles in length. The most popular trails are Little Flat Fire Tower, State College Rides and Fishing Creek. Trails.com member Andrew S. recently completed Little Flat Fire Tower.
  • Little Flat Fire Tower

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    State College, PA

    Located on the northern edge of the Rothrock State Forest, the route covers some of the finest trail in the forest, which holds many secrets of its own. Legend has it that the Delaware Indian ...
    •  1 - 2 hours
    •  7 miles
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    Located on the northern edge of the Rothrock State Forest, the route covers some of the finest trail in the forest, which ...

  • Greenwood Furnace State Park

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    State College, PA

    What do you get when you combine a park with a lake, trails, and woods with the remains of an industrial town? Greenwood Furnace State Park. It takes its name from an ironworks that existed here ...
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    What do you get when you combine a park with a lake, trails, and woods with the remains of an industrial town? Greenwood ...

  • Alan Seeger Natural Area to Greenwood Fire Tower

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    State College, PA

    The hike begins as a gentle nature walk on a pine needle path that leads to some of the oldest trees in the state. You crisscross a delightful mountain stream as you wind your way through tunnels ...
    •  4 hours
    •  5.1 miles
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    The hike begins as a gentle nature walk on a pine needle path that leads to some of the oldest trees in the state. You crisscross ...

  • Indian Steps

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    State College, PA

    The major highlight of this hike is the mystery of a series of large stone steps erected on the side of a steep mountain. The hike begins with a gradual ascent to the summit, where the clearings ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4.1 miles
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    The major highlight of this hike is the mystery of a series of large stone steps erected on the side of a steep mountain. ...

  • Greenwood Furnace State Park

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    State College, PA

    This is simply a great hike. It starts in a restored nineteenth-century village that was once the company town for Greenwood Furnace IronWorks. The entire village has been designated a National ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.5 miles
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    This is simply a great hike. It starts in a restored nineteenth-century village that was once the company town for Greenwood ...

  • Penns Creek

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    State College, PA

    Famous for great green drakes and big browns. Penns Creek is a long drink of water. Rising in Penns Cave, the creek cuts down across a broad farming valley before colliding with the flank of ...
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    Famous for great green drakes and big browns. Penns Creek is a long drink of water. Rising in Penns Cave, the creek cuts ...

  • Fishing Creek

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    State College, PA

    Fine trout, ample public water. No wonder it’s so popular. Ever seen a great trout stream pull a disappearing act? That’s what you get with Fishing Creek, sometimes known as “Big” Fishing Creek ...
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    Fine trout, ample public water. No wonder it’s so popular. Ever seen a great trout stream pull a disappearing act? That’s ...

  • State College Rides

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    State College, PA

    Two fabulous but very different rides start from the Centre County Convention and Visitors Bureau on the Penn State University campus. A short ramble explores the “happy valley” on delightful ...
    •  45 miles
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    Two fabulous but very different rides start from the Centre County Convention and Visitors Bureau on the Penn State University ...