Ricketts Glen State Park

Ricketts Glen harbors Glens Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark. Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. The 94-foot Ganoga Falls is the highest of 22 named waterfalls. Old growth timber and diverse wildlife add to the scenic area. Ricketts Glen State Park is one of the most scenic areas in Pennsylvania. This large park is comprised of 13,050 acres in Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties.

695 State Route 487, Benton, PA 17814








Scott Wilson



Upcoming Events

Intro to Kayaking

*REGISTRATION FILLED* Ages 12 and up. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach House. Here’s your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and...

6/27 10am
Wonders of Waterfalls Talk

If you want to hike the Falls trail, stop by the Amphitheater first and learn about our wonderful waterfalls!

6/28 10am
Compasses, Maps, and You!

Learn how to use compasses and maps. Materials provided. Meet at the Visitor Center.

6/30 10am
Orienteering Challenge

Put your compass and map skills to the test by navigating our orienteering course. Materials provided. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach House.

6/30 1pm
DiscoverE: Hide-N-Seekers (Ages 4-6)

Children will enjoy learning about birds and how to identify them by sight and sound! Children who complete all 3 days of this program receive a...

7/11 9:30am

Recent Events

Waddle Walk


Goosey Gander Game


Recent Activity

Sandra Prevuznak

Sandra Prevuznak left a positive review 7/19/2016

I can't say enough about this wonderful camp. My grandsons attended and loved every second of it. Rihanna was the instructor and she did an awesome job! They learned so much. I would highly recommend it!

Tonia Jordan

Tonia Jordan left a positive review 5/25/2015

Fascinating! We learned so much from Park Ranger Judy about ancient forests and the native plants and trees on the Evergreen Trail!