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Trough Creek State Park

R.R. 1, Box 211, James Creek, PA 16657
+1 814-658-3847
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Pleasant hike

We enjoyed the approximate 1 mile walk from the parking area, across a suspension bridge, and down... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
One of my favorite spots!

This state park has a very special place in my heart as I have been going there since I was a child... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcia P
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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R.R. 1, Box 211, James Creek, PA 16657
+1 814-658-3847
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the approximate 1 mile walk from the parking area, across a suspension bridge, and down a winding path to the falls and balancing rock. The falls didn't have much water flowing in August. I've heard it's more impressive in the spring time. Be...More

Thank MisterShrimp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park has a very special place in my heart as I have been going there since I was a child and most recently went back to share the balanced rock with my now husband of 5 years and he proposed to me there....More

Thank Marcia P
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a FAMILY FRIENDLY, PET FRIENDLY location to camp, this is your spot. Unfortunately, my fiancé and I booked two nights this past weekend, hoping for an adult weekend getaway, but suffice it to say we were home after one night....More

Thank Ember329
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This park is beautiful with lots of little attractions to check out and great proximity to Raystown Lake. Rainbow Falls, the Ice Mine and Balance Rock are the most well known sites in the park for good reason but don't forget to check out the...More

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Camping, hiking, just sitting and breathing - top spot When the mountain laurel comes on in the late spring- its beyond breathtaking

Thank BigD2970
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited troughcreek state park. Balanced rock, waterfall and cemetery trail was all nice. The trails were all fairly short. Wear good shoes and check for tics.

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a GREAT little trail for an afternoon of fun! There's something magical and romantic about this little beauty of a find!! You'll love the suspension bridge, the stream front trail leading to a dear little water fall which has a steep stone trail...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 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...More

Thank kisefac
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.

Thank Gregory M
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.

Thank Jason K
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