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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

Geology of Oil Creek

Lace up your hiking boots and join the park naturalist on a hike through some of Oil Creek State Park’s most interesting geologic features. We’ll cover...

4/1 1pm
Woodcock Walk

Take a walk with the park naturalist as we go out searching for the American Woodcock, also known as the Timberdoodle or Bogsucker. The male birds spend...

4/7 7pm
Volunteer Day

It’s almost Earth Day! Join park staff as we work on several projects to get the park looking its best for the busy season. We’ll be cleaning up the...

4/15 10am
Plum Dungeon Falls by Michael Henderson

Explore Oil Creek’s tallest waterfall, Plum Dungeon Falls, with the park naturalist on this 2 mile out-and-back hike. The falls are viewed from the Gerard...

4/19 1pm
Fly Fishing 101

Join the park naturalist and representatives from Fly Fishers International to learn the basics of fly fishing at Oil Creek State Park. We will cover casting...

4/29 9am

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