Pennsylvania January 10, 2017
The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Pennsylvania’s Best Kept Secret
Salt Springs State Park, sprawled across more than 400 majestic acres of pure natural beauty, rightfully belongs on the pages of a fairy tale with its towering hemlock trees, rushing waterfalls, babbling brooks, and nature’s residents. The park, in fact, may just be Pennsylvania’s best kept secret.
Explore the more than 700 acres of park land in Susquehanna County, half of which comprise Salt Springs State Park. The other 300 acres, owned and cared for by the Friends of Salt Springs Park, run along the park's border and also welcomes visitors.
Open 365 days a year, Salt Springs State Park offers breathtaking views just about everywhere you go from the wide open fields splashed against the rolling hills dotted with farms to...
A wooden boardwalk path protected by towering trees, beckoning hikers to hit some of the park's nearly 16 miles of trails. Embark on the Fall Brook Trail that will lead you straight to...
Gushing waterfalls that provide the perfect subject for photographers.
Pay close attention to your surroundings during your exploration of the state park that lays claim to...
Hemlock trees that date back 300 years.
Pass by lush fern floors and keep an eye out for the many residents who call Salt Springs State Park home, including...
Woodpeckers, turkeys, squirrels, deer, and other wildlife common to Pennsylvania.
Add your own creative touch to what is known as the park's very own Stonehenge. Visitors often create - and leave - their own artistic stone formations.
Salt Springs State Park hosts events, such as concerts, at the Barn Pavilion during the warmer months while the Friends of Salt Springs Park offers programs, such as guided hikes, throughout the year.
Camping is available all year around. Sleep in a traditional tent or reserve one of the charming cottages that features electricity and outlets. (Bathrooms are nearby.)
You will find plenty to do at Salt Springs State Park no matter when you visit. Sledding, cross country skiing, and hiking are popular winter activities.
Salt Springs State Park
2305 Salt Springs Road
Montrose, PA 18801
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Our beautiful state is
filled with hidden gems, but Salt Springs State Park might be Pennsylvania’s best kept secret.