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Bald Eagle State Park, Howard

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Bald Eagle State Park is a 5900acre Pennsylvania state park in Howard, Liberty, and Marion townships in Centre County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park includes the Foster Joseph Sayers Reservoir, formed by damming Bald Eagle Creek and other smaller streams and covering 1730acre. Bald Eagle State Park is at the meeting point of two distinct geologic features. The Allegheny Plateau is to the north and the Ridge and Valley area of Pennsylvania is to the south. The park is in the Bald Eagle Valley off Pennsylvania Route 150 in Howard, between Milesburg and Lock Haven.HistoryLenapeThe park is named for the Lenape chief, Woapalanne, meaning bald eagle. Chief Woapalanne lived in the area for a brief period of time during the mid-18th century in a village that was on Bald Eagle Creek Path, part of the much more extensive Great Indian Warpath that stretched from New York into the Carolinas. This path was used by the Iroquois to conduct raids on the Cherokee in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. Pennsylvania Route 150 follows this path in some areas near Bald Eagle State Park.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • My family loves camping here! There are so much for the kids to do, the lake is wonder too! We try to come here every year!  more »
  • We have stopped here a few times to go fishing and play on the beach at the lake. We always catch a ton of fish. The beach is like most lake beaches, but I have never seen it crowded here. There is a ...  more »
  • Took my new girlfriend to an RV camping site, later to the Nature Inn and have also been there just for a walk by the lake with playing frisbee  more »
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  • The views from the lakeside rooms are wonderful. Everything was modern & up to date. The Inn is very clean & green friendly. You can bird watch from just about anywhere. The staff was friendly. Free breakfast was good. Next time we come to town we WILL stay here.
  • Beautiful park. Great place to take a boat trip. Lots of wildlife and a lot of boat launches.
  • Liked the beach there. The park is happening and there are picnic right aside the beach which makes the time more enjoyable.
  • Loved the place. Great for swimming, boating, camping, and more. But not a single Bald Eagle in sight!
  • Me and my family can spend an entire day there. Great for people who love going out side.