Canoe Creek

State Park - Pennsylvania

Canoe Creek State Park is located in Frankstown Township in Blair County, Pennsylvania. Canoe Lake, at 155 acres (63 ha), is the focus of recreation at the park and is open for fishing year-round. Fisherman can catch bass, trout, walleye, muskellunge, pickerel and catfish during the summer and winter months at Canoe Lake. There are eight miles of trails that are open year-round to hiking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, mountain biking and snowmobiles. These trails follow the shores of Canoe Lake and pass through woodlands, wetlands, meadows and the historic limestone kilns.

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Visitor Map of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Canoe Creek - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Water Depth Map of Canoe Lake in Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Canoe Creek - Water Depth

Water Depth Map of Canoe Lake in Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

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Brochure of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Canoe Creek - Brochure

Brochure of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Lodging Brochure and Map of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.Canoe Creek - Lodging Brochure and Map

Lodging Brochure and Map of Canoe Creek State Park (SP) in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

Canoe Creek SP https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/CanoeCreekStatePark/Pages/default.aspx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canoe_Creek_State_Park Canoe Creek State Park is located in Frankstown Township in Blair County, Pennsylvania. Canoe Lake, at 155 acres (63 ha), is the focus of recreation at the park and is open for fishing year-round. Fisherman can catch bass, trout, walleye, muskellunge, pickerel and catfish during the summer and winter months at Canoe Lake. There are eight miles of trails that are open year-round to hiking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, mountain biking and snowmobiles. These trails follow the shores of Canoe Lake and pass through woodlands, wetlands, meadows and the historic limestone kilns.
Canoe Creek Canoe Creek State Park A Pennsylvania Recreational Guide for Pennsylvania State Parks Mission The primary purpose of Pennsylvania state parks is to provide opportunities for enjoying healthful outdoor recreation and serve as outdoor classrooms for environmental education. In meeting these purposes, the conservation of the natural, scenic, aesthetic, and historical values of parks should be given first consideration. Stewardship responsibilities should be carried out in a way that protects the natural outdoor experience for the enjoyment of current and future generations. visitPAparks 2017 CANOE CREEK STATE PARK The 961-acre Canoe Creek State Park is located in the scenic and peaceful Canoe Creek Valley, 12 miles east of Altoona. This beautiful park in the Ridge and Valley Province of southern Pennsylvania features a picturesque 155-acre lake surrounded by wetlands, old fields, mature forests, and the historic Blair Limestone Kilns. Canoe Creek State Park is a modern park facility developed during the Project 70 expansion era of state parks and was dedicated in 1979. Today, the park offers many recreational opportunities and offers modern cabins for lodging. Enjoy the Winter CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING: All hiking, equestrian, and biking trails are available for cross country skiing. Directions To reach Canoe Creek State Park, travel on US 22 to the small village of Canoe Creek (seven miles east of Hollidaysburg), turn north onto Turkey Valley Road for one half-mile to the gate of Canoe Creek State Park, located on the right. Ice thickness is not monitored. For your safety, make sure ice is at least 4” thick for a single angler or skater, 7” thick for a small group, or 6” thick for iceboating. Always carry safety equipment. Reservations Make online reservations at www.visitPAparks.com or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Saturday, for state park information and reservations. ICE SKATING: Ice skating is permitted on the lake and on the two ponds at the East Shore Day Use Area. The ice is not groomed for ice skating conditions. ICEBOATING: Iceboats must have a launch permit. For your safety, make sure ice is at least 6” thick. Always carry safety equipment. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND INTERPRETATION Environmental education and interpretive programs are available year round and explore a wide variety of ecological and environmental topics. Through activity-oriented programs utilizing the park’s resources, participants gain a better understanding of our fragile natural ecosystems. School group programming for all grade levels and teacher workshops are available. Scout, church, civic, and private groups can also arrange for special programs. Advanced scheduling for group programming is required. The Terry Wentz Education Center is open year round and provides exhibits and information on the park history and wildlife as well as the park’s environmental education programs. Call ahead for education center hours. RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Spend the Day MODERN CABINS: Eight modern cabins are perched in a lovely setting on the hill above the lake and are available for rent year round. Each cabin sleeps six people and is equipped with two bedrooms including one room with two sets of bunk beds and one room with a double bed. The cabins also have a living room/dining room, modern bathroom, kitchen, electric heat, and modern conveniences throughout, including stove, refrigerator, and microwave. Cabins include an outside fire ring and picnic table. The cabins are within walking distance of the swimming area, hiking trails, the historic limestone kilns, and the Terry Wentz Education Center. The rental period during summer is one week. Throughout the remainder of the year, a two-night minimum stay is required. FISHING: The beautiful 155-acre Canoe Lake is stocked with game fish such as walleye, muskellunge, and trout and is fed by two coldwater trout streams. Other species include bass, chain pickerel, perch, catfish, and a variety of panfish. Canoe Lake is in the Big Bass Program to promote young bass to grow to a larger size. With this program, the lake has special regulations. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply. An ADA fishing deck is on the east side of the lake adjacent to Pavilion #3. SWIMMING: Families enjoy the large sand swimming beach which is open from late May to early September, unless otherwise posted. An available lap lane is marked by buoys. Swimming hours are from 8:00 AM to sunset. Please follow posted rules for swimming. Swim at your own risk The modern bathhouse includes showers and dressing booths. A food concession stand at the swimming beach offers a variety of snack food and drink items and provides a dining terrace overlooking the lake. PICNICKING: Scenic, shaded areas on the east and west sides of the lake provide many opportunities for picnics and gatherings. There are many picnic tables, charcoal grills, and
Pricing and Reservations PRICING: Lodging prices vary due to type of facility; number of guests the facility accommodates; Pennsylvania residency status; length of stay; day of the week; and season. For base pricing information, scan the code or visit the Pennsylvania state parks website at http://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/StateParkPrices Please note, base pricing information does not include fees or taxes. RESERVATIONS: Lodging in Pennsylvania state parks can be reserved 11 months to three days before the day of arrival. If it is two days or less before the arrival date, call the state park to inquire about availability. For reservations, call the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center at 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday through Saturday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or visit http://pennsylvaniastateparks.reserveamerica.com. Reservations can be made using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover credit cards; personal, traveler’s, and cashier’s checks; or a Pennsylvania State Parks Gift Card. To receive a confirmed reservation, full payment must be received within ten days of making the reservation. FEES: A non-refundable transaction fee is charged for each reservation. Cabin, lodge, unique house, and inn prices incur additional state and/or county local tax(es). The county local hotel occupancy tax rate varies depending on the location in the Commonwealth. Designated dog-friendly facilities charge an additional fee per night. MINIMUM/MAXIMUM STAY: Modern cabins have a two-night minimum and a 14-night maximum stay in the non-peak season. In the peak summer season, the second Friday in June to the third Friday in August, rentals are weekly (Friday to Friday). CANCELLATIONS AND CHANGES: Cancellations, changes, or transfers to reservations will be assessed a fee and can be made prior to arrival by the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center. Any cancellation, change, or transfer made upon arrival must be processed through the state park. For complete information on fees, cancellations, changes, transfers, and discount policies, view the Reservation Cancellation/Change Policy at the website in the "Reservations" section above. Lodging Rules Lodging CHECK-IN: Check-in time is 5:00 PM. If arriving after park office hours or on a weekend, please check your email confirmation under the security alerts section for your cabin key location. CHECK-OUT: Lodging must be vacated by 9:00 AM. After cleaning the facility, disposing of trash, removing personal property, and locking the cabin, return keys and paperwork to the park office. If the office is closed, deposit keys and paperwork in the mail slot of the park office door. Canoe Creek State Park Cabin 2 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsylvania state parks. PETS: Pets are permitted only in cabins 7 and 8. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, buildings, and all overnight facilities not participating in the pet program. Guide dogs and service dogs are not considered pets. MOTOR VEHICLES: Park only on parking spurs. Two vehicles are permitted at each cabin. ),5(6Fires are only permitted in fire rings and grills. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguished before leaving the area. Firewood is not provided. Cutting live or standing trees and the operation of chainsaws are prohibited. Cabin 1 QUIET HOURS: Campers must not disturb the sleep of others between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM. HUNTING: Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner's vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park. Access for People with Disabilities This publication text is available in alternative formats. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. Park Office: 205 Canoe Creek Road Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 814-695-6807 GPS DD: Lat. 40.480445 Long. -78.290937 CanoeCreekSP@pa.gov Reservations: 888-PA-PARKS www.visitPAparks.com 9/2020 Printed on Recycled Paper Modern Cabin Information and Map Interior Cabin Photos Eight modern cabins area available for rent year round. Cabins sleep six guests in two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a double bed and the other bedroom has two sets of single bunk beds. Each cabin features a living room (couch, chair, end tables, and two chairs), a kitchen (dining table for six, sink, refrigerator, stove/oven, and microwave), a bathroom (shower, toilet, and sink), as well as an outdoor fire ring and picnic table. All cabins have electri

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