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My family and I have visited this site for at least 30 years. Even before children it was a place to relax and catch fish. For our children it became the one place that they always wanted to come to! Now it is a place...More
I was so excited to take my husband to this place that I worked while a Penn State student. The new park administration office/visitor center is outstanding and makes our small trailer look shameful! Glad to see that Lake Perez has been filled again and...More
Just had a great picnic at the Pavilion on Lake Perez, right next to the climbing tower. Good volley ball (about 150 yards away), a grill and lots of picnic tables. Great for families. You can rent boats or stay in a cabin too. Great...More
I believe that this recreation area belongs to Penn State. A man-made lake allows for canoeing and kayaking, along with some minor fishing ability. But you can't swim here; the cabins are small without amenities; and the ropes and climbing courses are owned by another...More
We took our two year old granddaughter to Shaver's Creek to visit the Raptor Center. We all had a great time. She loved the owls, eagles, hawks, and the falcon. We listened to a presentation by one of the employees which was informative and interesting....More
Now that Lake Perez is (finally) refilled, Stove Valley is a great little outdoor gem about 25 minutes from downtown State College. An excellent place for canoe, rowboat, and sailboat rentals, or just to walk around. The raptor rehab center at Shavers Creek is an...More