DCNR Calendar of Events

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

Worm Full Moon Watch

Watch the full moon rise above Black Moshannon Lake. Enjoy pizza mountain pies and smores around the campfire. Drinks will also be available. Cost is $5 per...

3/20 6:30pm
Seasonal Pool Exploration

Find out what seasonal pools are and why they are so important for amphibians. Search for salamanders, frogs, and toads that may be in the area, then...

4/6 10am
Star Mill Trail Hike

Take a hike on the Star Mill Trail! Discover interesting historical facts about Black Moshannon State Park, and see where the one-room schoolhouse was...

4/13 9:30am
Bog Treasures

Take a stroll on the boardwalk to see the unique plants and animals that call the bog home. Meet at Boat Launch #3 on West Side Road.

4/13 2pm
Earth Day

Help beautify Black Moshannon State Park. Projects include litter pickup, trail maintenance, gardening, winter debris removal, and more. Lunch will be...

4/27

Recent Events

Migratory Birds

3/16/2019

Beaver Walk

3/9/2019

Recent Activity

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Enjoying the view of the lake Enjoying the view of the lake

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Hiking Shingle Mill Trail Hiking Shingle Mill Trail

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Hiking Shingle Mill Trail Hiking Shingle Mill Trail

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Breakfast setup Breakfast setup

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Bird watching boardwalk on the lake Bird watching boardwalk on the lake

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Bird watching boardwalk on the lake Bird watching boardwalk on the lake

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

Our volunteer spot - cleaning the wet leaves out of this pretty stream through the middle of the park. Our volunteer spot - cleaning the wet leaves out of this pretty stream through the middle of the park.

Casey

Casey posted a photo 1/3/2019

After our morning/early afternoon of work, we hung hammocks up by the lake and relaxed After our morning/early afternoon of work, we hung hammocks up by the lake and relaxed

Diann Westrick

Diann Westrick left a positive review 7/7/2018

This event was well planned and very educational and enjoyable. Michele did a wonderful job.

Samar Maalouf

Samar Maalouf left a positive review 6/9/2018

We had a lot of fun! The instructors were knowledgeable and very helpful.