Found in the Endless Mountains region of Pennsylvania's Northern Tier, Mt. Pisgah State Park is a 1302-acre landscape follows the locally famous Mill Creek located at the base of Mt. Pisgah. Mt. Pisgah State Park offers hiking throughout the year with over 11 miles of trail networks.
These paths wander through much of the surrounding countryside and offer views of old farming fields, rugged hillside terrain, and densely wooded regions. During the wintertime, these trails open up for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Rentals for these sports are available at the park offices, which run year round.
Doggos are free to wander the paths with their owners as long as they're on a sturdy leash, and owners clean up any messes they might leave behind. A free swimming pool is open to guests of Mt. Pisgah State Park during the summer months. This pool is 100% ADA accessible, which means folks from all walks of life will be able to cool off and enjoy themselves here.
Maximum depth is five feet, and they pool maintained at a steady temperature of about 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The complex surrounding the pool houses dressing rooms, showers, a first aid station, and public restrooms that are all free for park guests to use during their visit. A snack bar is located just outside of the complex and offers hot and cold food during the swimming season.
Dogs can accompany guests to the snack bar provided they're leashed up but are unfortunately not allowed to stay with guests inside of the pool complex. Swimming is not permitted in the lake. Stephen Foster Lake caters to anglers and boaters with a courtesy dock, equipped boat launch, and restroom facilities all free for public use.
Both powered and non-powered boats are welcome on the water with proper Pennsylvania registration. If you're unable to bring a boat, small watercraft are available for rental at the park's main offices for an additional cost. Dogs can stay with their owners during lake journeys as long as they're leashed up and well-behaved.