Clear Creek State Park


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Clear Creek State Park


Location:In the Clear Creek Valley from PA 949 to the Clarion River, in the northwestern part of the state.
Facilities:53 class B campsites (é), showers, pit toilets, 22 rustic cabins, 2 yurts, flush toilets, picnic area, picnic pavilions (é), hiking trails (25 miles), fitness trail, beach, hand launch boat ramp, playfield, playground, 9-hole disc golf course, sledding slope.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The Clarion River, a class C waterway, offers excellent canoeing, especially during the spring and fall. A 10-mile trip from Clear Creek to Cook Forest State Park (see separate entry) takes about 4.5 hours. Rental canoes are available from commercial sources outside the park.
Address:38 Clear Creek State Park Rd
Sigel, PA 15860

Phone:814-752-2368
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/clearcreek.aspx
Size: 1,676 acres.

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The hemlock woolly adelgid, a pervasive insect threat that has killed thousands of hemlocks across the state, has been detected in both Cook Forest State Park, Clarion County, and Clear Creek State Park in neighboring Jefferson County," Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan said.
Weather and snow cover have hampered attempts to gauge the insect's spread, but we know there is infestation along the Clarion River, which flows through both Cook Forest and Clear Creek state parks.
The Pennsylvania Parks & Forestry Foundation is accepting contributions to be used to combat the insect at Cook Forest and Clear Creek state parks.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- Archers and muzzleloaders will have expanded areas to hunt deer later this month at Cook Forest State Park, Clarion County, and Clear Creek State Park, Jefferson County, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) announced today.
30 at Clear Creek State Park will remain open only until the Jan.
Farster also served four years as an environmental educator for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, where he coordinated environmental and historical education efforts at Oil Creek State Park in Venango County and Clear Creek State Park in Jefferson County.
The canoe launch is located on the Clarion River between Cook Forest State Park and Clear Creek State Park and, according to Cook Forest State Park Superintendent Steve Farrell, was recently developed in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and Barnett Township.
Areas selected included Cook Forest and Clear Creek state parks where very large signature hemlocks enrich their forests.
Hunters will have access to eight new areas in 2003, including almost 4,000 acres at Cook Forest and Clear Creek state parks in the northwestern section of the state.