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Mercer County, PA is an ideal playground for those who love diverse outdoor activities. On land, on water, or in the air, visitors will delight in the beauty of the region. Whether you enjoy a relaxing kayaking or tubing trip on the water, or are seeking the challenge of a wildlife adventure, you can find it all here. We have hiking and bikingtrails, we boast boating, fishing, and outdoor performing arts centers. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Mercer County, PA also features Skydive PA where you can enjoy a tandem jump after about an hour of instruction.

BRANDY SPRINGS PARK

724-662-2356
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233 New Wilmington Road
Mercer PA 16137

Brandy Springs Park features a swimming pool and plenty of space for picnicking and other outdoor events.

BUHL FARM PARK

724-981-5522
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715 Hazen Road
Hermitage PA 16148

Buhl Park consists of nearly 300 acres of recreational and cultural amenities and open space to enjoy. It features the only free 9-hole golf course in the country, a driving range, 4 playgrounds, 4 picnic shelters, 8 free tennis courts, a .9 mile fitness trail with 16 workout stations, an outdoor pool, 7 acre lake for fishing, an outdoor performing arts center and much more.

CARRIED AWAY OUTFITTERS

724-343-1313
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45 Alan Ave.
Greenville PA 16125

Carried Away Recreation has a fleet of kayaks and canoes for rent to enjoy local waterways & lakes. Scouts, organized groups, families or just friends can enjoy paddling down the newly opened channel on Shenango River.

COOLSPRING CORN MAZE

724-699-3221
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537 Franklin Road
Mercer PA 16137

Go back in time & experience the “Land of the Lost” Corn Maze, where dinosours once roamed.  Hayrides, haymaze, mountain slides, barnyard game and more!  Fall Family Fun!

  • Dates: September – November, 2017; Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Time: Fridays: 4 – 11 PM; Saturdays: 11 AM – 11 PM; Sundays: 11 AM – 8 PM
  • Location: Coolspring Corn Maze, 537 Franklin Road, Mercer, PA 16137

GROVE CITY COMMUNITY PARK

724-458-7060
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500 Memorial Park Dr.
Grove City PA 16127

Community park featuring a swimming pool, playgrounds, tennis courts, and plenty of places for a picnic.

HELL’S HOLLOW WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TRAIL

724-662-1999
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496 Bestwick Rd.
Mercer PA 16137

Take a hike or rent a trail buggy and explore miles of historical, environmental and wildlife trails. See beaver dams, deer, wild turkey and try bird watching. Explore water falls, and one of Mercer County’s first iron ore furnaces. See Hell’s Hollow Farm with an old stone house built in 1824 and wonder thru acres of Historic Indian hunting grounds. Don’t forget your camera on your trek back in time, breathe the fresh Western Pa. air, hear the sounds of nature, and see for yourself the beauty of Hell’s Hollow.

IRON’S MILL FARMSTEAD

724-992-9343
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252 Greenfield Road
New Wilmington, PA PA 16142

Enjoy fall fun with the whole family with 20+ attractions! 10 acre corn maze, pumpkin meadow, super slides, corncob beach, pumpkin slingshots, hayrides, pig races, and much more! Plus fireworks show in October!

  • Location: Irons Mill Farmstead, 252 Greenfield Rd., New Wilmington, PA 16142
  • Admission: $12.95 general admission, $9.95 seniors, 2 & under free
  • For more information: 724-946-5455

LIVING TREASURES ANIMAL PARK

724-924-9571
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268 Fox Road
New Castle PA 16101

Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family Explore! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike. Bring your camera for those once in a lifetime photo opportunities.

MAURICE K. GODDARD STATE PARK

724-253-4833
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684 Lake Wilhelm Rd.
Sandy Lake PA 16145

The 2,856-acre Maurice K. Goddard State Park features the 1,860-acre Lake Wilhelm, which is very popular with anglers and a 12.2-mile paved hiking & biking trail. Many recreational activities attract visitors in all seasons. The large lake, abundant wetlands, old fields and mature forests provide a diversity of habitats for wildlife, especially waterfowl, eagles and ospreys.

MCKEEVER ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER

724-376-1000
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55 McKeever Lane
Sandy Lake PA 16145

The McKeever Environmental Learning Center is folded into a natural wooded setting about 75 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania near Sandy Lake, Mercer County. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania created the McKeever Environmental Learning Center in 1974. It’s primary purpose is to provide environmental education programs to assist people of all ages to become better stewards of the Earth’s resources.

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