Parks

Blair County is home to Canoe Creek State Park as well as numerous other parks offering outdoor recreation. Canoe Creek is open year-round with a variety of activities. There is also a park featuring a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Many of our other parks feature playground equipment, hiking trails and picnic pavilions. Visit our calendar of events for more details on special outdoor events held at these locations throughout the year.

  • Blair County Dog Park
    (814) 381-5756
    Agway Road, off of Route 164, Martinsburg, PA 16662

    Blair County's only off lead dog park. Fee based, private 501(c)3 organization. 10 acre park with 5 acres fenced with separate areas for large dogs, small dogs, canine sports arena & behavioral training.

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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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    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.

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    The Wall That Heals
    (814) 940-7759
    2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA

    A one-half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Located at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center. Visitors welcome 24/7/365. No admission cost.

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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.