Pennsylvania Outdoor Destinations

Pennsylvania offers a wealth of outdoor recreation for families. There are 120 state parks representing approximately one percent of the states land. The state is close to its goal of having at least one state park within 25 miles of every state resident.

The state has no ocean shoreline. It makes up for it with its shoreline along Lake Erie, one of the massive Great Lakes. Pennsylvania contains a range of lakes, rivers, mountains and woodlands that host a wealth of outdoor activities.

Pennsylvania contains approximately 230 miles of the famous Appalachian Trail.