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McConnells Mill State Park

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Interesting Visit to PA Historical Site

McConnells Mills is a great to historical site to visit in western PA. The mill sits on and uses... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Poquoson, Virginia
Great trails, pretty view, historical landmarks

If you are driving along I-79, be sure to stop to see these historical landmarks and walk the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Jennifer N
Dixon, Illinois
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2697 McConnells Mill Rd, Portersville, PA 16051-6111
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

McConnells Mills is a great to historical site to visit in western PA. The mill sits on and uses the Slippery Rock river to drive the water turbines used to grid gains for local farmers. Built in the mid 1800s, the mill continues to function...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack19692015
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you are driving along I-79, be sure to stop to see these historical landmarks and walk the trails. Pretty views and don't forget to go to nearby Hell's Hollow to see the waterfall, which is not far from the parking lot on a very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved our visit this morning. The red covered bridge is just charming. We were also able to go into the old mill. Very interesting!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CGDEAL70
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Just a nice place to spend the day, see the mill, walk the trails, enjoy the quiet and nature. Plan a day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jayhudak
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings. Can hike down to the covered bridge or drive. Relatively easy hike. Lots of trails and waterfalls.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mchludzinski
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is a pretty unique state park. Tons of trails of various degrees of difficulty to explore. a historical covered bridge and mill to explore. You are allowed to hunt and fish here in season. My wife and I decided to have our engagement pictures...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ekaufee17
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was our first time to this state park and we were so impressed. We visited the mill and the covered bridge. It is just so beautiful here. We got so many awesome pics. We plan to come back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kamilouise13
Reviewed 4 August 2018

If you've never seen a covered bridge, here's an opportunity. Try to visit when the water-powered mill is open to see all the great features. And of course its a great place to walk the nature trails.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We took our dogs (two shih tzus) for a picnic and hike. We were able to set up at a picnic table in the shade of an oak tree. Don’t forget a table covering as the picnic table is quite old, somewhat splintery, and generally...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JoeyR702
Reviewed 22 July 2018

It has been many years since we visited McConnells Mill. The scenery is breathtaking! The old mill building and covered bridge are still there. There are walking paths along Slippery Rock Creek which are kept cool by the rapidly flowing water and breeze flowing through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peterson D
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Amber M
11 April 2018|
Response from meken5 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you could! It's a beautiful area!
22 June 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I did not go river rafting. However, it looked like the river would be more suitable for kayaks from what I saw. I did not see anywhere that looked like they rented out rafts or kayaks there in the state park. You would more... More
7 August 2016|
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Response from rachelm920ct |
I know it's two years too late, but I'll answer in case someone else is looking for the same thing. There's several handicapped spaces right next to the mill and bridge.