Pine Creek Outfitters is located in Ansonia Valley, the site of a former glacial lake during the last ice age.  It has very few residents but there are available lodging accommodations, several bars & restaurants, and the village is located right at the entrance to the PA Grand Canyon.  We even compare Ansonia to “the Shire” because of its rural, idyllic setting. 

             Ansonia is also the entrance to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.  Boat access, bike trail access, and hiking trails are among the many features this little hamlet has to offerPine Creek Outfitters in is the perfect place to start your adventures in the canyon.



Leonard Harrison State Park is located on the EAST RIM of the PA Grand Canyon.  Open mid-April through late-October, this park features some of the nicest and most popular vistas of the canyon, picnic & rest areas, 30 tent or trailer sites, a few short hiking trails, including the infamous “Turkey Path,” a steep, scenic trail from the top of the canyon rim down to the bike trail and Pine Creek at the bottom.  Visitors’ center with canyon natural history display & slide show, interpretive programs for ages 4 and up. 


Colton Point State Park is located on the WEST RIM of the canyon, and is also noted for its vistas and short hiking trails.  The park has wooded group tent sites, picnic areas, and toilet facilities.  This side of the canyon is more primitive than the east rim.  There is no office at Colton Point State (uses same office as Leonard Harrison State Park) and is self check-in.


Hills Creek State Park is located between Wellsboro and Mansfield.  The park has a 137-acre lake with swimming, boating, and fishing, 102 campsites (28 sites w/ electric & water), cabins, yurts, group tenting & picnic areas, short hiking trails.  Open mid-April to 3rd weekend of October (cabins & trails open year round).


Little Pine State Park is located between Waterville and English Center.  The park has a 94-acre lake with swimming, boating, and fishing, 103 campsites suitable for trailers up to 30’ long, group tenting, hiking trails, and x-country ski trails.


Ole Bull State Park is located in Potter County, on Rt 144 south of Galeton and Oleona. 


Lyman Run State Park is located in Potter County, southwest of Galeton. 


Denton Hill State Park is located on Rt 6 between Galeton and Coudersport.  The park offers excellent downhill & x-country skiing trails.  Northern gateway of the Susquehannock Trail System.


Cherry Springs State Park is located on Rt 44 between Sweden Valley and Carter Camp—aka “the Darkest Night Skies in the East.” 




             The picturesque town of Wellsboro offers much more than just quaint scenery.  This town has lots of places to stay, restaurants, local-owned shops downtown, and occasionally local events and festivals for everyone to enjoy. 

             Sports Afield Magazine named Wellsboro a “Best Sports Town,” and Canoe & Kayak Magazine named Wellsboro a “Top Paddling Town” because of its excellent location and small-town charm.

             Wellsboro’s architecture, gas lit streets, village green, and friendly people evoke the image of an old New England village you thought existed today only on a postcard.


Hammond Lake (Ives Run Rec.) is a 680-acre lake with lots of different campsites, swimming, boating, fishing, picnic areas, arboretum, greenhouse, and hiking trails.

Tioga Lake is a 490-acre lake with unrestricted boating. 

Hills Creek Lake has a 137-acre lake that provides a beautiful setting with camping, boating, fishing, cabin rentals and yurts.

Little Pine Lake is a 94-acre lake that offers camping, swimming, boating, fishing, and excellent hiking trails.

Hamilton, Nessmuk, and Beechwood Lakes allow fishing and boating.

Cowanesque Lake is 1,090 acre-park with boating & fishing, swimming, camping, and picnic areas.

Come see the PA Grand Canyon overlooks at Leonard Harrison and Colton Point State Parks!

Come see the Milky Way, moon, and stars, & the darkest night skies on the east coast at Cherry Springs State Park!


5142 Rt 6

Wellsboro, PA 16901