Pittsburgh July 25, 2017
The Top Secret Beach Near Pittsburgh That Will Make Your Summer Complete
Add another memorable chapter to your summer with a road trip to this cozy beach near Pittsburgh. Let your feet sink into the soft sand. Dive into the cool water. And, explore the tiny state park – only 423 acres of lush green – on an adventure that will make your summer complete.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Gas up for your car for the little over an hour and a half drive to the charming Greenwood Furnace State Park, nestled in Huntington, and featuring a picturesque beach.
Throw your beach towel on the warm sand of the quaint 300 foot beach that borders the six acre Greenwood Lake.
Catch some of summer's warmest rays as you bask on the beach, swim in the cool lake, or play a lively game of beach volleyball or horseshoe.
Stop by the concession stand for a light meal or a snack or bring your own picnic.
Find a cool spot to eat and to relax at one of the picnic tables strategically placed under the shade of the towering trees.
Greenwood Furnace State Park hosts various events, including entertainment, throughout the year. Catch a concert on the lake's edge or...
Engage in wildlife watching or fishing during your summer adventure. Tent and trailer camping spots are also available to make extending your stay easy.
Slip on your most comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots and hit one of the many hiking trails that wind throughout the park. Go horseback riding or mountain biking on the red trails.
The Greenwood Lake Beach welcomes visitors daily from 8 a.m. until sunset through mid-September. The concession stands operate through Labor Day weekend.
Greenwood Furnace State Park
15795 Greenwood Road
Huntingdon, PA 16652
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Let your feet sink into the sand at this cozy beach near Pittsburgh. And, if you’d like to stay a little closer to home, plan a trip to the pristine beach at
Laurel Hill State Park.