Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon

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Greenwood Furnace State Park is a 423acre Pennsylvania state park in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park is near the historic iron making center of Greenwood Furnace. The park includes the ghost town of Greenwood that grew up around the ironworks, old roads and charcoal hearths. Greenwood Furnace State Park is adjacent to Rothrock State Forest and on the western edge of an area of Central Pennsylvania known as the Seven Mountains. The park is on Pennsylvania Route 305, south of State College.Within the park is Greenwood Lake, a 6acre lake that is stocked with trout and which allows ice fishing during the winter. The dam that forms the lake is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Greenwood Furnace 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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  • August 13, 2017
    We haven't been here in years, and glad we made it back. The campground is quiet, most of the sites are well spaced out. Most sites are well shaded.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I love going to greenwood park on a super hot day the water is always cold.it is so relaxing and quiet the days i have been there. You can have a picnic too.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We took the kids to Greenwood on hot days. It's a fun place to swim and play in the sand. We also took hikes on the many trails and saw many different birds and a few deer.  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    What a great little place, swimming in a lake with a sand beach, lots of grills and picnic tables, nicely marked nature trails and easy hikes. some awesome scenery. A Historic village to explore. A really great place!!!!!
  • July 6, 2017
    I've been camping here for 25 plus years. Love that the spots are wooded and semi secluded. Bath house is wonderful and they do a great job of keeping it clean.
  • April 15, 2017
    Very interesting little place. The park is best experienced by dropping in on the historical demonstrations in the forge. It is also a great base for exploring the larger Rothrock State Forest. If you like cold water swimming this is the place for you.
  • June 6, 2017
    Beautiful area. You can play in the water, play on the playground, take a walk around the lake... Fun place to take the whole family
  • July 7, 2017
    Sand and fun on the water,nature trails, picnic areas. What's not to love but needs more parking

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