Yellow Creek State Park, Penn Run

4.4
#59 of 68 in Trails in Pennsylvania
The 2,981-acre Yellow Creek State Park is in Indiana County along one of the first “highways” in the state, the Kittanning Path. This trail was used by the Delaware and Shawnee nations and by early settlers.

Today, visitors enjoy the sand beach, picnicking and the educational programs. The 720-acre Yellow Creek Lake is a destination for boaters and anglers. The lake and park are an important rest stop for migrating birds.

The park is named for Yellow and Little Yellow creeks, which create the lake. The creeks have lots of yellow clay in the banks and bottoms.

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  • Every year my wife and I go up and rent a cottage at Yellow Creek State Park. The scenery is beautiful, The Cottages are cozy, there's fishing, the outdoor fire pits have a built-in grill. It's even n...  more »
  • This lake is great for kayaks. Nice fingers to explore. Hiking trails. There are cabins and cute camping nearby. We'll visit again.  more »
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  • The cottage are wonderful. I take my kids camping there and they loved it
  • This is a peaceful place to visit to clear your mind, take in some fresh air, go on a nature wall, bird watching, rent a boat or take a jumb in the lake. Very relaxing. A nice picnic area and fun things to do for the people of all ages. Best of all its free.

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