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Stone Valley Recreation Area is a natural treasure nestled in the rolling hills of Central Pennsylvania. Scenic mountains, wooded trails, and abundant amenities make Stone Valley a favored destination. Adults, children, families, organizations, students… residents, out-of-state visitors, passersby… all find reason to pause and take in the beauty and activities that abound here.

*Please keep in mind, Shaver's Creek is closed due to construction.  However, Stone Valley, Lake Perez, Vertical Adventures, and rental facilities are all open to accommadate you and your event.


2017 Camps:

2017 Sailing Camp:

June 26 - 30

July 10 - 14

July 31 - August 4

August 14 - 18

Advanced Sailing Camp:

July 17 - 21

August 7 - 11

Transportation is included from campus to Stone Valley.



Monday through Saturday:

9:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday Noon - 7:00pm

weather permitting

Address for GPS users

3706 Scare Pond Road
Petersburg, PA 16669

*To register for summer camps:

Please call the park office(814) 863-1164 or email: for electronic verison.


This summer Stone Valley is excited to announce that we will be offering sailing courses for Adults 18 and over! This course is designed to give individuals a basic undersing of how to safely sail and operate the sailboats at Stone Valley. Each course will cost $100.00 per person and will last four hours. The course will be taught in two parts starting with a short classroom portion followed by an on the water instruction portion. The instructor will provide each participant with a sailing packet upon arrival. By successfully completing the course, a participant will receive a sailing certificate that can be used to rent sailboats at Stone Valley.

To register for the course, email Jacob Thomas at




Wildlife Leadership Academy 2017

June 12 - 17 (Bucktails)

July 17 - 22


July 24 - 29

July 31 - August 5


Conservation Leadership School 2017

June 25 - July 1, 2017

July 9 - 15, 2017

Summer Fun in and Around Stone Valley!

Enjoy nature while on a liesurely hike. Improve your fitness with a trail run. Challenge yourself on our Vertical Adventures course.


Stone Valley is an ideal "home base" for a host of outdoor activities. Nearby you'll find the Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Whipple Dam State Park and acres of state forest. Penn State and the historic town of Boalsburg are just short drives away, too. Stay in one of our well-equipped cabins and enjoy quiet evenings after your playful days!