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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

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...

10/7 9am
Fall Foliage Hike - Benninghoff Overlook

Join the park naturalist on a hike to the Benninghoff Overlook as we enjoy the sights and smells of fall. This hike is approximately 3 miles in length and...

10/14 10am
Fall Foliage Hike - Delzell Trail

Come enjoy the sights and smells of autumn on a Fall Foliage Hike. We’ll be walking the Delzell Trail, focusing in on tree I.D. and seasonal changes. This...

10/17 5pm
Fall Foliage Hike - Bike Trail

Join the park naturalist for a walk on the bike trail where we’ll enjoy the fall foliage and learn about tree identification. This walk has no set distance...

10/19 10am

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