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

Pontoon Boat Rides

Enjoy a ride on the pontoon boat. PFD’s will be provided. This is a first come first serve program due to limited seats. Age limit-4 years and older. ...

5/25 2pm
Snake Search

Search for the "snakes" in the forest with questions on them, then return with your answer sheet. We will discuss the answers when you return. Meet at the...

5/26 10am
Spring Wildflowers

Take a short hike to see some of the spring wildflowers blooming at Black Moshannon State Park. We will hike part of the Sleepy Hollow Trail. It is mostly...

5/26 1pm
Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring a camera, phone, tablet, or whatever you like to take pictures with, and get a scavenger hunt list. Find the items and take a picture. Get a prize! ...

5/26 3pm
Pontoon Boat Rides

Enjoy a ride on the pontoon boat. PFD’s will be provided. This is a first come first serve program due to limited seats. Age limit-4 years and older. Meet at...

5/27 11am

Recent Events

Women In The Wilds

5/11/2019

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.