Trough Creek State Park, James Creek

#54 of 147 in Nature in Pennsylvania
State Park · Nature / Park
Trough Creek State Park is a 554 acres (224 ha) Pennsylvania state park in Cass, Penn and Todd Townships, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The majority of the park is in Todd Township along Pennsylvania Route 994, east of the unincorporated village of Entriken. Huntingdon is the nearest borough. The park borders Rothrock State Forest and Raystown Lake National Recreation Area. There is a growing population of bald eagles at the lake. Fourteen eagles were spotted in January 2007. This is up from two that were spotted in 1990, the first year that an eagle survey was taken. These three sections of state and federal owned property combine together to provide hunting, hiking and fishing opportunities for the outdoorsman.

Trough Creek State Park was chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and its Bureau of Parks as one of "25 Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks".
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  • Trough creek State park has a lot to offer all times of the year. They have camping, hiking trails, picnicking, fishing and sights to see. There’s a trail across a suspension bridge up a staircase...  more »
  • We parked by the suspension bridge. Saw rainbow falls and balanced rock. Rainbow falls was a little underwhelming this time of year. The park was nice and we made the trip a little further down the.....  more »
  • This place is awesome! We did a hike with our 4 year old and 7 year old and we all loved it! Well maintained path witha cool suspension bridge to walk across. Beautiful stream and rocks. There are some steep parts but doable for kids. Highly recommend
  • Super awesome hike with three 7 year olds! They had a blast being the trail leaders, bring a map and have them follow the color markers! We did about 4 miles up and down and around, got great pictures at the suspension bridge, waterfall and balancing rock. Great quiet park!

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