Sinnemahoning State Park, right in the center of Pennsylvania’s scenic steep valleys region between Elk State Forest and Susquehannock State Forest, has over 1,900 acres of outdoor recreation area to explore and enjoy. Long and narrow, the park includes both sides of the First Fork Sinnemahoning Creek; at the southern tip, the creek forms a 145-acre reservoir.
Sinnemahoning State Park has plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities to enjoy with your family, both on and off the water. Those interested in overnight visits may enjoy camping at one of 35 sites. There is a sanitary dump station and a modern restroom with showers at the campground. Each site has a picnic table and campfire ring.
Online camping reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance. Sinnemahoning State Park is open during winter months for several different activities, including cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, and more. There are a total of 6.6 miles of roads and trails in the park open to snowmobiling.
And the park’s trails join trails at Elk State Forest, which has a total of 25 miles of trails to enjoy. Ice levels on the water aren’t monitored, so use caution if you skate on the ice. Pets are permitted at Sinnemahoning State Park in specific campsites and on most trails and roads.
Dogs must be kept leashed or crated. Be respectful of park rules and other guests; don’t bring aggressive dogs or those that may disturb others or wildlife. Sinnemahoning State Park offers nature programs, environmental education, and sometimes hosts special events within the park. The Sinnemahoning State Park is open all year-round from sunrise to sunset.
All day-use areas close at sunset. Overnight areas and camping is open seasonally, from mid-April to mid-December. If you are in Northern Pennsylvania and looking for some outdoor recreation for your family and furry companion, visit Sinnemahoning State Park.