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Address: R.R. 1, Box 211, James Creek, PA 16657
Phone Number: +1 814-658-3847
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Hang out with the balanced rock

A very nice state park that has lots of hiking trails with different difficulties, the balanced rock which sits high atop a cliff that fools the site seer into believing they can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
kisefac
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calvin, pa
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calvin, pa
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice state park that has lots of hiking trails with different difficulties, the balanced rock which sits high atop a cliff that fools the site seer into believing they can push it off. The ice cave that while you can't enter it'll give you a chill and some of the best fishing in Pennsylvania. The park has some... More 

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Definetely not a easy climb but worth the effort for the view, and not to mention some of the smaller waterfalls along the trail.

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Thank Gregory M
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a great place to go for a hike we enjoyed this site very much. the hike was not to bad at all and found it very enjoyable.

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Thank Jason K
Portage, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

My family visited over a weekend. It is an absolutely beautiful place with great things to see. The creek area has great views with large rock cliffs. There is a balancing rock, falls, and ice mine. Just walking and relaxing beside the water was so enjoyable. We would definitely return.

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Thank no1vacationnut
Windsor, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This was a awesome walk through the park with a trail leading through the creeks, over a suspension bridge, photos in front of rainbow falls and an awesome balance rock that looks like its going to fall off the cliff. Looking forward to returning

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Thank VBotter12
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This park is beautiful and the hiking is a lot of fun. Just be careful if you hike Brumbaugh Trail, though! Apparently part of it wonders outside of the state park area and is not maintained. The trail markers got fainter and fainter and eventually we lost the trail altogether. We were there in early spring and the trail was... More 

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Thank marybeth52787
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a very relaxing place to visit when you want to just take a walk and relax. Lots of nice scenery.

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Thank JBMAG
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This is a very pristine state park, as you take the winding road into the park you are immediately struck by the untouched beauty of the area. The main attraction is called the balancing rock, a huge rock teetering on a cliff precipice high above Trough Creek. There is a trail to the balancing rock that leads over a swinging... More 

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Thank Michael Q
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

a great nature adventure with swinging bridge and balanced rocks and trails is great for everyone. well maintained. rustic trails everywhere for all levels of expertise.

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Thank Donne E
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

It was a fun hike. We saw the balancing rock, and the rainbow falls while we were there. The downside is that the pathways are not marked very well.

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Thank Rebecca R

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