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Parks and nature in State College

Top parks

Garden
“Beautiful place to walk around the nature trail during the spring and summer seasons while the flowers and foliage are in bloom. Also be sure to check out the decorations during the Holiday seasons and get a cup of hot cocoa while looking at the light displays. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Park
“Walk to the park; great for a morning jog. Quiet place with trees and lots of green space. Swings and playground for kids.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
“Get some exercise by running the nature trail or doing some exciting mountain biking (bikes provided) or maybe just enjoying a more low-key hike through the woods. Whichever you choose, the beauty and serenity of the Arboretum Trailhead is just a block away!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“A mellow nearby park with a small arboretum and picnic pavilion. Good for reading, picnics, a leisurely stroll. Lots of trees and flowers in bloom in the summer and beautiful fall foliage. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Trails

Trail
“If you're looking for a beautiful and accessible path to walk or run, this is it! Walking and biking path links up with McKee St for easy access to campus. For a nice 2.5 mi loop, take Aaron Dr to Rocky Top Ln, a gravel road that takes you through Penn State Ag fields. Make a right at the bottom of the hill to link up with the Bellefonte Central Rail Trail, which will take you Clinton Ave. Take Curtin St back up to Aaron.”
  • 1 local recommends