Yellow Creek State Park

The 2,981-acre Yellow Creek State Park is in Indiana County along one of the first “highways” in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers.

170 Route 259 Highway, Penn Run, PA 15765-5941







James Tweardy


Upcoming Events

Trail Work Day

We have one of the most extensive trail systems in PA State Parks that are maintained by volunteers like you! Come join our annual "Spring Thaw" trail work...

4/1 10am
Creating Habitat for Wildlife: Wood Duck Boxes

Learn how to create suitable habitat for Wood Ducks. Join Patrick Snickles, Wildlife Education Supervisor for the PA Game Commission, for a short discussion...

4/7 7pm
Finding Your Inner Child: Adult Salamander Walk

Remember the fun you had as a kids looking for salamanders, snakes, and turtles as a kid? In this program , you will have the opportunity to relive the days...

4/8 1pm
Happy Saturday Hike

This hike will provide nice views of the lake, forest valley, and fields. Come join us for a 2-3 mile moderately challenging hike. We will be going out on...

4/15 1pm
Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock

This program will be held offsite from the park at Black Lick Natural Area as a part of Indiana County Parks. Spring is in air as one PA's most unusual...

4/21 7pm

Recent Events

Spring Bird Hike


Leaf Peeper Hike


Recent Activity

Yellow Creek State Park

Yellow Creek State Park posted a photo 3/7/2017

Susan Lee

Susan Lee left a positive review 6/11/2016

Excellent presentation. Interesting info on bears in general and especially about the local bears. Thanks for offering this!

Will Latinette

Will Latinette left a positive review 8/12/2015

I found the presentations and hands-on taxidermy bats very interesting and informative. In addition, the explanations of the crisis faced by PA bat populations via White Nose Fungus and the technologies being used to determine populations and understand bat biology were presented in a way to reach both adults and younger ones in attendance. Overall, a very enjoyable evening of environmental education.

Yellow Creek State Park

Yellow Creek State Park posted a photo 3/17/2015