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Poe Valley State Park

Cozy Poe Valley State Park is nestled in a rugged mountain valley in Centre County. Seemingly endless forests surround the 25-acre Poe Lake. The 620-acre state park is surrounded by the 198,000-acre Bald Eagle State Forest.

136 Poe Valley Park Circle, Coburn, PA 16832








Josh Bruce



Upcoming Events

BYOBoat Eco-Paddle around Poe Lake

Bring your kayak, canoe, or paddle-board out to the lake for a guided paddle as we talk history of the lake, as well as what plants and animals call this...

7/24 5pm
Black Bear Talk

It's that time of year we are most likely to see black bears! Come find out why that is, and how to help keep them out of our campgrounds! Note: Masks at...

7/30 7pm
Meet our Mammals!

Want to learn more the raccoons that could visit your campsite at night? How about the elusive bobcat? (Don't worry, he won't be visiting your site, but it's...

8/6 7pm
Smokey's Treasure Hunt!

Tomorrow, August 9th, is Smokey's birthday! Come help us celebrate by hearing Smokey's origin story, and then playing a Smokey themed game! Smokey left clues...

8/8 10am
Poe Valley Photo Scavenger Hunt

Grab a camera or cell phone for this modern scavenger hunt in the park! Find the items listed, take a picture, and report back to the park naturalist for...

8/13 7pm

Recent Events

Bird Walk Bingo!


Stream Stomp!


Tree ID Walk


Recent Activity

Melissa Mannino

Melissa Mannino left a positive review 4/22/2021

I thoroughly enjoyed this presentation. I have sent my Summers at our family cabin in Poe Valley since I was born. I enjoyed learning more about my favorite place on earth