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

06/25/2017
Superheroes to the Rescue! Nature's Pollinators
Come learn about and meet some of the creatures that help flowers and plants to grow!


06/27/2017
Nature Photography
Learn how to capture the world around you through the lens of your camera!


06/30/2017
Fireflies: Fireworks in the Field
Learn about these luminescent critters, which happen to be our state insect!


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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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