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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: Reservations for Stone Valley lodges, pavilions and cabins are temporarily NOT being accepted until our annual policy review and revisions are completed. Information will be updated here when available.

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


It's time to WEAR BLAZE ORANGE ! The next 4 to 6 months are a vital time for hikers & their dogs to be visible by wearing orange or brightly colored clothing as hunters will be active in Pennsylvania. Find details on the various seasons and how this might affect your time in the woods.
      PA Game Commission Seasons

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



Rent boats from Memorial Day weekend thru the last weekend in October, subject to weather conditions affecting opening & closing dates. Contact Stone Valley office (814) 863-1164 to check status!

BOAT RENTALS have ENDED for 2017!

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

BOAT RENTALS have ENDED for 2017!

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

Please see the "Boating" page for details.

MORE INFO: Boating

Stone Valley RULES & REG'S:

Check out the full list of "Rules & Reg's" that you should be aware of during your use of the Stone Valley Recreation Area.

The TOP 3 that you need to be aware of:

  • No Alcohol in Park
  • No Dogs in Park
  • No Swimming in the Lake



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!