Moraine State Park


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Moraine State Park


Location:In central western Pennsylvania, near the crossroads of I-79 and I-80.
Facilities:2 group tent camps, 11 modern cabins, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (29 miles), bike trails (7 miles), bridle trails (20 miles), snowmobile trails (20 miles), sledding area, bicycle rental, swimming beaches, boat rentals, boat launch, boat mooring, marina, 18-hole disc golf course, playfield, playground, auto tour route.
Activities:Camping, boating (20 HP limit), windsurfing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, disc golf, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling, sledding, nature programs.
Special Features:Park is in an area that has endured the effects of continental glaciers and massive mineral extraction. The park has been restored from prior coal mining and oil and gas practices and is an outstanding example of environmental engineering achievement.
Address:225 Pleasant Valley Rd
Portersville, PA 16051

Phone:724-368-8811
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/moraine.aspx
Size: 16,725 acres.

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It fell during the only week of the summer that all three of my kids were home in Pittsburgh and we had a little staycation: Segway tour around our town, visit to Picklesburgh, canoeing in Lake Moraine State Park, and, on the afternoon of Tisha B'Av, driving up to Chautauqua, New York, for two days.
A self-proclaimed "state parks kid," Park began her career in 2006 as an intern with the nonprofit Moraine Preservation Fund at Moraine State Park, Butler County.
The new cell sites will provide increased wireless voice and data capabilities over an area which includes State Route 8 from just south of Franklin Road to the town of Unionville; south along Saxonburg Road from the town of Jefferson Center to the town of Saxonburg; south along South Rebecca Street from Saxonburg to State Route 22; east from the town of Frazier Mill to State Route 356; east along Cherry Street from State Route 528 to just west of West Sunbury; and the eastern portion of Moraine State Park.
These new cell sites reportedly provide increased wireless voice and 3G data in the area, including South along State Route 8 from just south of Franklin Road to the town of Unionville; South along Saxonburg Road from the town of Jefferson Centre to the town of Saxonburg; South along South Rebecca Street from Saxonburg to State Route 228; East from the town of Frazier Mill to State Route 356;East along Cherry Street from State Route 528 to just west of West Sunbury and the eastern portion of Moraine State Park.
Dillon began his Bureau of State Parks career in 2012, serving as a ranger at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, and later at Moraine State Park, Butler County.