State Parks Ready to Kickoff Summer

Events, Recreation, Camping and More
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer at local state parks. Get out this weekend and enjoy the great outdoors with activities that offer fun for the whole family.

 Activities are planned Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24, at popular Bald Eagle State Park, including sessions in kayak fishing, geocaching and the popular family fishing. For less formal fun, Bald Eagle offers rentals for kayaks and canoes, and plenty of picnic space near the swimming beach or in more secluded spots along hiking trails and fishing access points. A variety of camping options are available from primitive sites to RV hook-ups, but if you like the outdoors AND the comforts of home, check out the beautiful and unique Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park.

Black Moshannon also welcomes visitors this weekend for a photo scavenger hunt and a Beaver Walk on Memorial Day.  Fishing enthusiast can fish the 250-acres lake plus nearby trout streams like Six Mile Run. Modern, rustic and deluxe camping cottages are available for rental if you want to stay the weekend.

Whipple Dam is a favorite family spot for swimming and picnicking. The lake is also perfect for kayaking, canoeing and sailing. 

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