Bald Eagle State Park


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Bald Eagle State Park


Location:Off PA 150, midway between Milesburg and Lock Haven, via I-80.
Facilities:101 class A campsites, 70 class B campsites, showers, flush toilets, picnic area, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (8 miles), swimming beach and bathhouse, boat rentals, 6 boat launch ramps, marina, moorage, store (within 5 miles), playfield, playground (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding, snowmobiling, tobogganing, nature programs.
Special Features:Bordered on the south and east by the beautiful and rugged Bald Eagle Mountains, and to the west and north by the beginning of the Allegheny Plateaus. Park features a butterfly trail.
Address:149 Main Park Rd
Howard, PA 16841

Phone:814-625-2775
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/baldeagle.asp
Size: 5,900 acres.

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This contract will cover the requirements of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for the supply and installation of a complete Radio Frequency Identification Hotel Locking System at the Inn at Bald Eagle, Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Overnight stays: The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park offers a great base for winter activities like cross-country skiing, ice fishing and other outdoor adventures in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, a US-based agency looking after parks and natural resources, has announced opening of the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park.
Nestled within the natural beauty of Bald Eagle State Park, The Nature Inn was built to be a model of sustainable practices and green features including: geothermal heating, reduced stormwater runoff, rain gardens, solar panels, water-saving fixtures, energy efficient lighting and sustainably harvested wood.
29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan today announced a schedule for spring events at the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle, located in Bald Eagle State Park in Centre County.
Currently posted are eagle-watching guides for Erie National Wildlife Refuge, Crawford County; Conneaut Marsh, Geneva Marsh, State Game Land 213, Crawford County; Raystown Lake, Huntingdon County; State Game Land 180, Shohola Lake, Pike County; Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Lebanon and Lancaster counties; Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County; Glendale Lake, Price Gallitzin State Park, Cambria County; John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia and Delaware counties; Lower Susquehanna River, Lancaster and York counties; Moraine State Park, Butler County; Pine Creek Valley, Lycoming and Tioga counties;Promised Land State Park, Pike County; Pymatuning Reservoir, Crawford County; and the Upper Delaware River in Pike, Wayne and Monroe counties.
Others guides planned to be posted within the next few weeks are for: Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County; Glendale Lake, Price Gallitzin State Park, Cambria County; John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia and Delaware counties; Lower Susquehanna River, Lancaster and York counties; Moraine State Park, Butler County; Pine Creek Valley, Lycoming and Tioga counties; Promised Land State Park, Pike County; Pymatuning Reservoir, Crawford County; Upper Delaware River in Pike, Wayne and Monroe counties.
The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is new to the park system this year and it offers a great launching point for winter activities like cross country skiing at Bald Eagle State Park or for other outdoor adventures in the Pennsylvania Wilds," Quigley said.
With its huge stone fireplace, large windows for watching the outside world and connection to miles of trails at Bald Eagle State Park, the Nature Inn is a great getaway at any time of the year.
One reason Bald Eagle State Park was chosen as the first location for a nature inn was the terrific wildlife-watching opportunities at the park that result from its ridges, valleys and diverse habitat that attract many bird species," Quigley said.
Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park (State College Region) -- This 16-room inn, opening this summer, has an environmental and energy-efficient design.
Earlier events were held at Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County; French Creek State Park, Berks County; and Moraine State Park, Butler County.