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Park Manager: Lisa Bainey
Contact Info: 814-647-8401
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Park Alerts ( 2 Alerts )

  • Opening of George B. Stevenson Dam Delayed until August 4th, 2017

    Sediment removal from the George B. Stevenson Reservoir has been completed but weather conditions have slowed progress of paving and modifications to boat launch and mooring area.

    New opening date will be August 4th, 2017, or sooner if weather conditions allow for continued progress.

    The lower portion of the lake will remain open for fishing below the dam breast and shoreline by Short Bend Run.

    The boat launch and mooring area will remain CLOSED to vehicles and pedestrian traffic until all upgrades have been completed.  

    More information will be posted as it becomes available. Please call Park Office at: 814.647.8401 for questions regarding the delay.

    Thank-you for your patience.

  • Contrary to the information on Google, Pennsylvania state parks are open every day of the year. Day use areas close at dusk. Park offices are open specific hours. Pools, beaches, and campgrounds are open specific seasons.

Park Description

Surrounded by Elk State Forest, Sinnemahoning is on the First Fork of the Sinnemahoning Creek and has picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and deep valleys. There is an abundance of wildlife, including nesting bald eagles, elk, and many birds and butterflies.

Things To Do ( 14 Available)

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    • Sinnemahoning Campground
      Season : 9 Months
      Restroom : Modern
      Campsites : 35 Sites
      Electric : Yes
      Pets Allowed : Yes
      ADA Accessible : Yes
      Please be aware that only designated sites have electric, allow pets and are ADA accessible.
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    Sight Seeing

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    Scenic View

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    Cross Country Skiing

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    • Lowlands
      2.62 miles
    • Lowland Trail
      Easiest 1.47 miles
    • Red Spruce
      More Difficult 1.11 miles
      A general hiking trail that conncets the user to the park campground/40 Maple Picnic Area. There is a scenic view of a wetland where basking turtle, heron and mink can be spotted. At this vista is located a couple of benches and interpretive wayside on wetlands.
    • Spur Trail To Viewing Blind
      Easiest 0.07 miles
      Spur trail that leads to a wildlife viewing blind that takes the visitor to a secluded viewing blind. Visitors can see nesting Great Blue Heron, beavers, deer and nesting wood ducks.
    • Fishing Access Trail
      Easiest 0.61 miles
      Suitable for foot traffic only
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    Mountain Biking

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