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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.

* NOTE: offerings at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center are modified due to construction. Please see their website for details.

ATTENTION: BOAT RENTALS to PUBLIC will NOT
be available on WED AUG 16 & THUR AUG 17

BOAT RENTAL schedule has been adjusted for the fall.
Please see the "Boating" page for details.

2017 YOUTH SAILING CAMPS:

Transportation is included from campus to Stone Valley.

Register: call office at (814) 863-1164
or email stonevalley@psu.edu

Youth Sailing Camps:

     June 26 - 30
     July 10 - 14
     July 31 - August 4
     August 14 - 18

Advanced Youth Sailing Camps:

     July 17 - 21

     August 7 - 11

Hiring: SAILING INSTRUCTORS (pdf)

FIND US ! GPS Coordinates

EAST Entrance:
            N 40.677277 W -77.909505

  • Park Office (M-F 9am-4pm)
  • Boat Rentals, Cabins, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Picnic Tables,
    Rest Rooms
  • Vertical Adv's - Climbing Wall
  • Mineral Ind. Picnic Pavilion
  • Shaver's Creek Envir. Center

WEST Entrance:
             
N 40.662010 W -77.924010

  • Civil Engineering (C.E.) Lodge
  • Cabin 12 (Boathouse)
  • Fishing & Boating Access,
    Hiking Trails
  • Vertical Adv's - Odyssey III, Team Development, High Ropes

ADULT SAILING LESSONS:

This summer Stone Valley is excited to offer a variety of sailing courses for adults 18 and over.

  • 1.5-hr "Give Sailing a Try" Lesson ($47.75/individual or $51.75/couple): introductory lesson including reading the wind, rigging and general sailing principles.
  • 4-hr Certification ($100/indiv.): to rent sailboats at Stone Valley this cert. is required. An instructor led short classroom session with a sailing packet included followed by on-the-water instruction.
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    Register: call office at (814) 863-1164
    or email stonevalley@psu.edu

    BOAT RENTALS:

    Rent boats from Memorial Day weekend thru the last weekend in October. Subject to change & weather permitting, contact office (814) 863-1164 to check status!

    Boat Rental Days & Hours schedule and additional boat information can be found on our "boating" page.

    Hourly Rentals are available for:
    Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats, Rowboats, and Sailboats with sailing certification.

    ATTENTION (8/15): BOAT RENTALS
    to PUBLIC will NOT be available on
    WED AUG 16 & THUR AUG 17

    BOAT RENTAL schedule has been adjusted for the fall.

    Please see the "Boating" page for details.

    MORE INFO: Boating

    WILDLIFE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2017

    Hosted at Stone Valley

        June 13 - 17  (Bucktails)
        July 18 - 22   (Drummers)
        July 25 - 29   (Gobblers)
        August 1-5    (Bears)

    MORE INFO: Wildlife Leader. Acad.

    CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP SCHOOL 2017

    Hosted at Stone Valley

        June 25 - July 1
        July 9 - 15

    MORE INFO: Conserv. Leader. Sch.


    SUMMER FUN IN & 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!