Places to visit in the Schuylkill Highlands

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Explore what the Schuylkill Highlands region has to offer. We've got tremendous towns, pretty parks, terrific trails and fantastic farms! Browse to find interesting places to go by clicking a county name on the map below. If you are interested in a specific activity, use the Advanced Search feature to narrow your search.

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Upcoming Events

10/21/2017
Halloween Hike and Hayride
Bring the whole family foer this Halloween-themed hike and meet some animals along the way!


10/28/2017
Paws on the Path
Four-legged friends are welcome to attend this event!


11/04/2017
Orienteering for Beginners
Learn the basics of orienteering!


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French Creek State Park

Elverson

Once an industrial complex for the fledgling United State of America, today French Creek State Park is an oasis for people and wildlife. Straddling the Schuylkill Highlands, the 7,730-acre park is the largest block of contiguous forest between Washington D.C. and New York City. The forests, lakes, wetlands and fields are a destination for the people of southeast Pennsylvania to hike, fish, camp and bike.

Those same habitats are homes to many animals and plants that are rare in this corner of the commonwealth. French Creek State Park…

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