Oil Creek State Park

The Oil Creek Valley is the site of the world’s first commercial oil well. Oil Creek State Park tells the story of the early petroleum industry by interpreting oil boomtowns, oil wells and early transportation. Scenic Oil Creek carves a valley of deep hollows, steep hillsides and wetlands.

305 State Park Road, Oil City, PA 16301-9733








David Hallman



Upcoming Events

Artist in the park

Join Georgia Mosebach on June 22, 2017 at 1-3 PM for a paint in the park event. Each participant will paint their own 8" X 10" canvas with this years theme...

6/22 1pm
Lightning Bugs and Fireflies

Join the Park Naturalist at Oil Creek State Park on June 23, 2017 at 9 PM at the Park Office Amphitheater to learn all about the bugs that light up the...

6/23 9pm
Families Catching Stream Creatures

Families and friends grab the kids and join us as we explore Oil Creek by catching the stream creatures that live there. Meet at the Blood Farm Area @1pm on...

7/2 1pm

Join the staff at Oil Creek State Park and learn the basics of archery. We will cover the history, safety, maintenance & lots of time shooting compound bows....

7/14 9am
Hike To Pioneer Falls

Join us for a beautiful hike into a remote area of the park. This is considered a moderate hike as we will climb several hundred feet and the terrain is...

7/15 10am

Recent Events

Flyfishing 101


Recent Activity

Cyndi Bailey

Cyndi Bailey left a positive review 5/18/2017

As usual, Chris did a good talk. I would have liked it as an adult only for a little more time to really get into the plants, but he is always good at telling stories about things to the kids.