Hills Creek State Park


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Hills Creek State Park


Location:Just north of US 6, midway between Wellsboro and Mansfield near the central northern border.
Facilities:102 class A campsites, 10 modern cabins, 3 cottages, yurts, group tent camp, showers, flush toilets, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (5 miles), swimming beach, bathhouse, boat rentals, boat launches, boat mooring, fishing pier, nature center, amphitheater, playfield, playground.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding, nature programs.
Special Features:The focal point of the park is the 137-acre lake developed by impounding Hills Creek. The area now covered by water has been almost continually influenced by beavers and beaver dams, and beavers still abound in the area. The depth of the beaver marsh is as great as 20 feet deep.
Address:111 Spillway Rd
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Phone:570-724-4246
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/hillscreek.aspx
Size: 407 acres.

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials have announced the appointment of new managers at Hills Creek State Park Complex, Tioga County, and Parker Dam State Park, Clearfield County.
Ben Stone, who is in his twelfth year with the Bureau of State Parks, was named park operations manager at the Hills Creek State Park Complex, and James McCorkle takes over at Parker Dam.
In 2007 he was assigned as assistant manager at Hills Creek State Park Complex, where he returned 10 years later.