Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Johnstown, a former steel town also known for its floods, now anchors a growing outdoor recreation scene in its surrounding mountains and valleys. Whitewater boaters are drawn to the Stonycreek River in increasing numbers, seeking the challenge of its “canyon” that boasts 15 Class III-IV rapids […]
There’s Nothing Better Than Pennsylvania’s Natural Lazy River On A Summer’s Day Spring’s certainly given us a sneak peak into what just might be a simmering hot summer in Pennsylvania. Fortunately, we have plenty of ways to cool off, from spectacular water parks to natural swimming holes. Keep cool all summer long when you visit this natural lazy river in Pennsylvania.Spend a relaxing day meandering down Stonycreek River, a natural lazy river that promises to keep you cool despite the hot summer sun.
The Blairsville Community Development Authority and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting a paddle down the Conemaugh River from Robindale to Blairsville on Saturday, May 27. They will have around 40 paddlers, many of whom will be first timers. We could use some competent paddlers for safety. If interested contact Mike Burk or Rick Bloom. Free picnic included.
Source: Benscreek Canoe Club
Greenhouse Park is situated along the Stonycreek River between Johnstown and Tire Hill and offers pavilions, a volleyball court, walking track and other amenities within its 11 acres. Located along PA Route 403 at 100 Greenhouse Road, Johnstown, the park has become one of the region’s most-popular event venues, hosting the Stonycreek Rendezvous, Thunder in the Valley events, Wing Blasts, concerts and a variety of community events each year.
Source: The Stonycreek