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Trough Creek State Park, James Creek

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Trough Creek State Park is a Pennsylvania state park in Cass, Penn and Todd Townships, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The majority of the park is in Todd Township along Pennsylvania Route 994, east of the unincorporated village of Entriken. Huntingdon is the nearest borough. The park borders Rothrock State Forest and Raystown Lake National Recreation Area. There is a growing population of bald eagles at the lake. Fourteen eagles were spotted in January 2007. This is up from two that were spotted in 1990, the first year that an eagle survey was taken. These three sections of state and federal owned property combine together to provide hunting, hiking and fishing opportunities for the outdoorsman.Trough Creek 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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  • Camping, hiking, just sitting and breathing - top spot When the mountain laurel comes on in the late spring- its beyond breathtaking  more »
  • We visited troughcreek state park. Balanced rock, waterfall and cemetery trail was all nice. The trails were all fairly short. Wear good shoes and check for tics.  more »
  • This is a GREAT little trail for an afternoon of fun! There's something magical and romantic about this little beauty of a find!! You'll love the suspension bridge, the stream front trail leading to a...  more »
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  • Such a beautiful state park. Zero cell reception but that was ok with me. If you can I'd suggest renting the cabin for the whole family, it's huge!
  • Such a beautiful place. So much to see and explore. Family friendly.
  • Great place to hike. There is spotty cell phone service. So put the phone away and enjoy the beautiful hiking trails.
  • A beautiful park with great trails and scenic areas. There are real restrooms here, that are kept pretty clean. Trails are not tooo challenging for the young or old. Same goes for pets, as I brough my three dogs. One is a larger 14 year old with hind leg issues and the smallest beng a young jack-chi. They both were avle to traverse the terrain witu no issues
  • Beautiful place for hikers. Terrain is a bit rocky but it is beautiful! Great hike for a cool fall day!