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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: 2017 offerings at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center are modified due to construction. Please see their website 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 8am-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 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.

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

BOAT RENTAL HOURS:

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!

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

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

 

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!