Leonard Harrison State Park


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Leonard Harrison State Park


Location:10 miles west of Wellsboro off PA 660.
Facilities:Rustic campsite (some with electricity), pit toilets, picnic area, picnic pavilion, snack bar, hiking trails (42 miles), bike trails, cross-country skiing trails, bridle trails (9 miles), scenic overlooks, interpretive center, playground, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hunting, fall foliage viewing, nature programs.
Special Features:Turkey Path Trail was constructed by the Youth Conservation Coprs in 1978. It features scenic vistas, waterfalls, and observations decks. Other trails offer ample opportunities for sightseeing. Park is on the edge of Pine Creek Gorge, called the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania.
Address:4797 Route 660
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Phone:570-724-3061
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/leonardharrison.aspx
Size: 585 acres.

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A 4,000-foot chasm, 800 feet deep, separates the 585-acre Leonard Harrison State Park from the 368-acre Colton Point State Park in the Tioga State Forest in north-central Pennsylvania.
The Overlook Trail at Leonard Harrison State Park takes hikers on an approximately half-mile jaunt and makes an easy loop to Otter View Observation Deck on the canyon's east rim.
I have worked with a lot of great people in this agency, and I hope to share some of my experiences with my staff and contribute to the hard work thats already begun, said Stone, who oversees Hills Creek, Colton Point and Leonard Harrison state parks, all in Tioga County.