Beaver Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University. It is home to the Penn State Nittany Lions of the Big Ten Conference since 1960, though some parts of the stadium date back to 1909. The stadium is named after James A. Beaver, a former governor of Pennsylvania (1887–91) and president of the university's board of trustees.Put Beaver Stadium into our State College trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in State College.
Beaver Stadium has an official seating capacity of 106,572, making it currently the second largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere and the third largest in the world.
Beaver Stadium is widely known as one of the toughest venues for opposing teams in collegiate athletics. In 2008, Beaver Stadium was recognized as having the best student section in the country for the second consecutive year. In 2016, it was voted the number-one football stadium in college football in a USA Today poll, garnering over 41 percent of the vote
The stadium is the first to have its interior included in Google Street View.
Beaver Stadium Reviews
I know 18" seats are the new normal but this seat size is ridiculous. I am not overweight but all it takes is one in the aisle and it doesn't work anymore. Even not being overweight, I don't know if I... more »
Beaver Stadium is electrifying. The student section is the best and loudest in the country. The seating is big enough to sit comfortably even with a coat on. The bowl is arranged so you have clear vie... more »
The stadium is amazing! The tour guides are super nice. There is a nice little museum and shop also. When you go in the stadium you feel like you are at a game. The view is just amazing.
Other than poor poor traffic flows in and out, always a great experience visiting the stadium. Penn State does a great job of accommodating 100,000+ fans. Good handicapped parking and seating. The stadium is clean. There are plenty of restrooms and concessions. No exciting food options, but that is what the tailgates are for. We rarely eat anything in the stadium.
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