Black Moshannon State Park

Black Moshannon State Park covers 3,394 acres of forests and wetlands that provide recreational opportunities for thousands of visitors. The park conserves unique, natural environments and is in Centre County on PA 504, nine miles east of Philipsburg. More than 43,000 acres of the Moshannon State Forest surround the park and help create a remote and wild setting.

During winter months, loaner equipment is available at the park office. Items may be borrowed during office hours, Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM and most weekends between 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM.  You must provide a valid ID. Ice skates are available when the designated ice skating area is open. This area is monitored and maintained at Boat Launch #1. Cross-country skis are available when snow cover is 4 inches or more and showshoes are available when snow cover is 6 inches or more. Youth sizes are available.

4216 Beaver Road, Philipsburg, PA 16866-9519

Phone

814-342-5960

Website

dcnr.state.pa.us

Region

North

Manager

Jared Fencil

Email

blackmoshannonsp@pa.gov

Upcoming Events

Fun In The Snow At Black Mo

Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities at Black Moshannon State Park. Learn new skills, such as ice skating and snowshoeing. Take a walk to look for winter...

1/20/2018 12pm
Blue Full Moon Watch

Watch the Blue Full Moon rise over Black Moshannon Lake. Keep warm around the campfire while enjoying pizza mountain pies, smores, and hot drinks. A...

3/31/2018 7pm
Migration Bird Walk

Take a hike to see the waterfowl and birds that are migrating through Black Moshannon State Park. Meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road. Transportation...

4/15/2018 8:30am
Earth Day

Help beautify Black Moshannon State Park. Projects include winter debris removal, trail maintenance, gardening, litter pick up, and more. Free camping is...

4/21/2018 9am
Pink Full Moon Watch

Enjoy watching the full moon rise over Black Moshannon Lake. Stay warm around the campfire, while making pizza mountain pies and smores. Hot drinks will be...

4/29/2018 7pm

Recent Events

Owls

11/11/2017

Archery Basics

11/11/2017

Recent Activity

Melanie Miller Kennedy

Melanie Miller Kennedy left a positive review 1/17/2015

Lots to do. Unfortunately very windy, so didn't stay long. Little disorganized, need some signage to direct to where all the events are located.

Kimberly Verdone

Kimberly Verdone left a positive review 9/18/2016

It was very informative and interesting to hear about not just beavers but other creatures in the park. However, if beavers are going to be trapped out of the park, we believe that they should be relocated.

Sharon Francis

Sharon Francis left a positive review 5/7/2016

Every year, this event gets better and better. A wonderful weekend with old and new friends.

Julia Harhai Paladina

Julia Harhai Paladina left a positive review 6/18/2016

My kids had a wonderful time. I can't wait to see which classes are offered next year!

Beth Clark

Beth Clark left a positive review 5/7/2016

This was my second WITW event and once again the organizers did a phenomenal job putting together a great day of activities and camaraderie. Super happy with this year's shirt (it's NOT dated!) and the food was yummy. Liked the addition of healthier options (hard-boiled eggs and juice at breakfast and raw veggies and fruit cocktail at lunch). Instructors were knowledgeable and friendly. Great job, everyone!!!

Kelly Gerard

Kelly Gerard left a positive review 8/12/2015

The view was amazing!!! We absolutely loved it. We laid out on a blanket and were in awe if the Milky Way and the falling stars/meteors. We saw at least 30 in about 2 hours. We definately want to go again.

Karen Gregg

Karen Gregg left a positive review 7/31/2015

I enjoyed the kayaking/canoeing part. There were a lot of people and made the snack portion a little hectic.