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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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  • Lol......nothing like kicking off the first day of the year with an intense straight up the mountain hike......it's a great work-out whether you hike it, run it, crawl up it......such a sense of accom...  more »
  • Very well maintained park with swimming,boating and hiking. Trails are scenic,well groomed and well marked.  more »
  • Stunning views and a nice hiking location! there are several trails to explore and they even offer a camping site  more »
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  • Love this places!! Granddaughter love camping there!
  • Great place to spend the day with friends and family
  • Fun educational historical family picnic place
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  • Good family place