Raccoon Creek State Park

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Raccoon Creek State Park


Location:25 miles west of Pittsburgh via US 22 or 30.
Facilities:172 class A campsites (é), 10 modern cabins, cottage, 6 group tent camps, 3 group camps, recreation hall, showers, flush toilets, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, snack bar, hiking trails (44 miles), bike trails (17 miles), bridle trails (16 miles), cross-country ski trails, swimming beach, boat rentals, boat launch, boat mooring, playfield.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding, nature programs.
Special Features:Historic Frankfort Mineral Springs, site of a nationally known health spa during the 1800s, is located in the park. The area once attracted thousands of visitors who believed in the healing powers of the mineral water. The springs can currently be viewed from a scenic self-guiding trail that passes through the area. Park also includes Wildflower Reserve, a 314-acre area that contains one of the most diverse stands of wildflowers in western Pennsylvania. More than 500 species of plants have been identified.
Address:3000 State Rt 18
Hookstown, PA 15050

Phone:724-899-2200
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/raccooncreek.aspx
Size: 7,572 acres.

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