Outdoor Adventures

There are so many Outdoor Adventures in Blair County! Click on the Explore+ tabs below to start planning your Outdoor Adventure!

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    • Blue Knob All Seasons Resort
      (814) 239-5111
      1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625

      The highest skiable mountain with the most challenging slopes in PA! A renowned 9 hole mountain top golf course with manicured greens & scenic views. Resort also includes mountain biking, swimming, tennis, conference center, restaurants & condominium lodging. Resort open year-round, skiing November-March.

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      Canal Basin Park
      (814) 696-4601
      101 Canal Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      This Historical PA Canal Basin Park features a custom designed play structure replicating a Sectional Canal Boat & a Visitors Center located in a restored house from the Victorian period known as the Reiser House. Park hours dawn to dusk. Admission is free.

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      Canoe Creek State Park
      (814) 695-6807
      205 Canoe Creek Road, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      Lake swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, nature programs, education center & guided hikes. Cabin, pavilion & boat rentals. Hunting & winter sports.

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      Chimney Rocks
      (814) 695-0265
      Chimney Rocks Road, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      Beautiful park overlooking historic Hollidaysburg. Picnic areas, trails, overlooks, concerts & other community activities.

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      Discovery Garden

      Legion Memorial Park, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      A beautiful setting for people of all ages and abilities to relax and enjoy nature. There is an adjoining Kids’ Kingdom Play Park. The garden is a wheelchair-accessible public garden developed as a community resource.

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      Fort Roberdeau Historic Site
      (814) 946-0048
      383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Sinking Valley-Altoona , PA 16601

      Reconstructed 1778 Fort in 230-acre Blair County Park. Tours, exhibits, nature trails, picnic area, gift shop & innovative educational programs. Located off I-99 at the Bellwood Exit. Open May 1-October 31, Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm.

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      Juniata River Water Trail
      (814) 940-1922
      Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, PA

      Flowing through a rural landscape, this trail offers good fishing & camping & opportunities to connect with nature, history & culture along 142 miles of flat, easy water paddling.

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      King Valley Golf Course
      (814) 239-0199
      132 King Valley Lane, Imler, PA 16655

      One of the most popular & newest 18 hole golf course in central PA. Conveniently located just minutes from Altoona off I-99. USGA spec greens. Pro Shop, Driving Range. Public always welcome.

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      Main Line Canal Greenway Geotrail
      (814) 940-1922
      Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, PA

      Explore the foundations of history & discover your own adventure along the Greenway through geocaching - a worldwide hide & seek quest for treasure using GPS! The Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway™ is a 320-mile corridor that follows the historic path of the Main Line Canal.

    • Mountain River Outfitters
      (814) 693-1676
      16642 Dunnings Highway , Duncansville, PA 16635

      A retail shop that promotes paddle sports across Central Pennsylvania. Rentals & guide services are available to make you have the best and safest day on local waterways.

    • Rails to Trails of Central PA - Bells Gap Trail
      (814) 742-8841
      Igou Road, Bellwood, PA 16617

      Trail meanders gently through the bends of the Allegheny Front, across mountain creeks & offers stunning views of the valley. Trailhead parking lot includes picnic table, picnic pavilion & a portable toilet.

    • Rails To Trails of Central PA - The Lower Trail
      (814) 832-2400
      PO Box 592, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      This trail is for hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, nature studies, x-country skiing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing & other non-motored recreation.

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      Reservoir Park
      (814) 684-1330
      1046 Janesville Pike, Tyrone, PA 16686

      33 acres of land with an amphitheater, playground equipment and numerous picnic pavilions. Reservoir Park is maintained by Tyrone Borough.

    • Scotch Valley Country Club
      (814) 695-3022
      18 Clubhouse Drive, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

      The area's finest golf course, pro shop & clubhouse restaurant.

    • Shaver's Creek Environmental Center - PSU
      (814) 863-2000
      3400 Discovery Road, Petersburg, PA 16669

      Visit Shaver's Creek & Explore Nature through our Raptor Center, Gardens & Trails, Resident Wildlife, Environmental Education Exhibits & Various Programs & Festivals or Take a Penn State Course Outdoors.

    • Sinking Valley Country Club
      (814) 684-0662
      595 Golf Course Road, Altoona, PA 16601

      SVCC is an 18 hole golf course located just minutes from Altoona. We offer pristine conditions in a peaceful country setting. We are open to members & the public.

    • Sinking Valley Fair
      (814) 684-7469
      Skelp Mountain Road, Skelp-Altoona , PA 16601

      An annual agriculture event featuring a variety of displays, entertainment & food vendors. 2018 Sinking Valley Fair Dates: September 11-15. Visit Facebook Page for fair event schedules. Building & fair grounds available for rent throughout the year. Fair grounds located off I-99 at Exit #41.

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      Spray Park at Juniata Memorial
      (814) 949-2240
      209 West 12th Avenue , Altoona, PA 16601

      Open from May 26 to May 28 & June 2 to August 26 for the 2018 season, the Spray Park will provide your children with a wonderful experience. Open Monday- Saturday from 11am to 7pm & Sundays from 12 to 7pm. Daily admission $2 or season passes available.

    • Summit Country Club
      (814) 886-9985
      57 Country Club Road, Cresson, PA 16630

      Classically designed course with unparalleled character of its greens; extensive use of natural contours of surrounding mountain. Pro shop featuring leading brand names. Club house featuring food, beverage & special event menus.

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      Valley View County Park
      (814) 693-3030
      301 Valley View Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602

      Playing fields, pavilion & amphitheater rental, disc golf course, playground, trails & more. To reserve pavilion or amphitheater call this number & ask for park reservations.

    • Williamsburg Community Farm Show
      (814) 832-2405
      1019 Recreation Drive , Williamsburg, PA 16693

      Farm Show in August displaying farm & home wares, farm equipment, crops & livestock. Building & outdoor picnic area available for rent with kitchen, social room & 2 meeting rooms. Outside recreation facility including picnic facilities, playground & ball fields also available for rent.

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    • Mountain River Outfitters
      (814) 693-1676
      16642 Dunnings Highway , Duncansville, PA 16635

      A retail shop that promotes paddle sports across Central Pennsylvania. Rentals & guide services are available to make you have the best and safest day on local waterways.

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      Terrace Mountain Alpacas LLC
      (814) 643-2854
      7110 John Bum Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652

      Pull up a chair, stay awhile, we love talking alpacas. Get an alpaca kiss: very friendly, calm animals. Our alpacas love visitors. Barn work 8am-10am, & 2pm-4pm each day, may miss your call. Visits are free. Store open Friday, Saturday 9am-4pm & most days if available. We are an agri-tourism farm.