What to do in Ravensburg State Park

The park was named for ravens which were found roosting on the rock ledges at the southern end of the park. Ravens are still seen around the park and can be distinguished from crows by their larger size and the sound they make.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed Ravensburg State Park in the 1930's on state forest lands. The park offers seasonal recreation opportunities including camping, picnic groves, picnic shelters, a playground and several hiking trails. Most trails lead into the Tiadaghton State Forest which offers hunting territory. Also, the Mid State Trail crosses the southern tip of the park.

The park was named for ravens which were found roosting on the rock ledges at the southern end of the park. Ravens are still seen around the park and can be distinguished from crows by their larger size and the sound they make.

Ravensburg State Park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930's on state forest lands. The park is in a narrow rocky gorge carved from the side of Nippenose Mountain by Rauchtown Creek. There are a number of geologic features within the park.

Recreation
Ravensburg State Park offers seasonal recreation opportunities. The area is scenic throughout the year, with the spring mountain laurel blossoms and the fall foliage periods, providing a beautiful forest panorama of color.

Visitors enjoy tent camping, picnic groves, picnic shelters, a playground and several hiking trails. The most trails lead into the Tiadaghton State Forest which offers hunting territory. Also, the Mid State Trail crosses the southern tip of the park.

Location
The park is located in central Pennsylvania, Clinton County, on PA Route 880, 8 miles southeast of Jersey Shore or 8 miles north of Carroll, Exit 28 on I-80.

Climate
Pennsylvania generally has a moist climate with cold winters and warm summers. The Ravensburg State Park area has cold winter months with temperatures averaging around 22 to 24 degrees Fahrenheit (-6 to -4 degrees Celsius). The area's average summer temperatures range around 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 22 Celsius).

Address
c/o R. B. Winter State Park
R.R. 2, Box 314
Mifflinburg, PA 17844-9656

Phone: 570-745-7770


Email: rbwinter@dcnr.state.pa.us
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