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
There will be a closure along Raccoon Park Road starting Monday, January 23, 2017 and tentatively ending in August of 2017. The road will be closed from the Lakeside Restroom to the Southern Boat Launch near the boat rental. The Lakeside Restroom and Southern Boat Launch will both be accessible during this time. The boat trailer parking lot between those areas will be closed. Visitors with boat trailers are asked to park in the parking lot across from the boat rental parking lot at the entrance to the beach area. Traffic from US 30 to the beach, campground, park office or cabin areas should plan an alternate route. Wildflower Reserve
The Wildflower Reserve contains one of the most diverse stands of wildflowers in western Pennsylvania–over 700 species of plants. Top 10 Activities at Raccoon Creek
There are dozens of fun activities to do at Raccoon Creek State Park, but here’s a list to get you started. Raccoon Creek State Park is one of Pennsylvania’s largest and most visited state parks. It began as a Recreational Demonstration Area operated by the National Park Service in the 1930s during the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) era. The park encompasses 7,572 acres and features the beautiful 100-acre Raccoon Lake. Facilities are a mix of modern and rustic with group camps from the CCC era.