Ricketts Glen State Park


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Ricketts Glen State Park


Location:30 miles north of Bloomsburg on PA 487.
Facilities:120 class A campsites (6 @di), 10 modern cabins, group tent camp, showers, flush toilets, picnic areas, snack bar, hiking trails (26 miles), bridle trails (9 miles), snowmobile trails, swimming beach, boat rentals, boat launches, boat mooring, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice climbing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, nature programs.
Special Features:The Glens Natural Area, a registered National Natural Landmark, is the main scenic attraction in the park. It features 900-year-old trees, a series of trails, and the 94-foot Ganoga Falls, the highest of more than 20 named waterfalls in the park.
Address:695 State Rt 487
Benton, PA 17814

Phone:570-477-5675
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/rickettsglen.aspx
Size: 13,050 acres.

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Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) will hold events across the state - in Philadelphia, Ricketts Glen State Park, Pittsburgh, Ohiopyle State Park, and Harrisburg - to rally supporters to urge the governor and state legislature to freeze new Marcellus Shale drilling leases in Pennsylvania State Forests, and to pass a severance on Marcellus Shale drillers, with portions of the tax reserved for environmental protection, for the Game Commission and the Fish and Boat Commission, and for communities where the drilling takes place.
The new sites increase coverage and capacity in the areas of Sweet Valley, Red Rock and Hunlock Creek, as well as throughout Ricketts Glen State Park.
Fromm began his career with the Bureau of State Parks in 2002 as supervisor of the Falls Trail rehabilitation and development project at Ricketts Glen State Park, Luzerne County.
1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is seeking public comment on a natural resource management plan for Ricketts Glen State Park in Luzerne, Columbia and Sullivan counties.
at the Ricketts Glen State Park Office, 695 State Route 487, Benton.
Oliver today helped to officially open the new 5,000-square-foot "green" park office and visitors' center at Ricketts Glen State Park, Sullivan County.
The Fire Tower Grand View at Ricketts Glen State Park, Luzerne County;
Partners in the Upper Susquehanna map held a public ceremony today at Ricketts Glen State Park in Luzerne County to unveil the map and promote the virtues of the region's outdoor assets.