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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

Earth Day Clean Up

Celebrate Earth Day by helping with an Earth Day Clean Up at Oil Creek State Park! We have a number of projects to work on, from roadside litter pick-up to...

4/22 10am
Fly Fishing 101

Have you always wanted to learn how to fly fish, but didn't know where to start? Join us for an introduction to the sport, and potentially start a lifelong...

4/24 9am
Spring Wild Edibles and Medicines

Nature is full of useful plants, but society has mostly forgotten what to look for. Join the park naturalist on a walk to identify common edible and...

5/6 1pm
Garlic Mustard Pull

Garlic Mustard is a highly invasive plant that can be found throughout most of Pennsylvania. Chances are, you have seen this invader in your own back yard. ...

5/8 1pm
Mother's Day Wildflower Walk

The first Mother's Day was recognized in 1908, when Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia sent 500 carnations to a church to commemorate her late mother. Perhaps that...

5/9 10am

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