Denton Hill State Park
In the midst of the famous snow belt of northern Pennsylvania, Denton Hill State Park offers great downhill skiing. Easy access from PA 6, diverse facilities including rental cabins and groomed slopes will appeal to expert and beginner skiers.
For more information on skiing visit Ski Denton. www.skidenton.com
Downhill Skiing: Ski Denton has 23 trails, including one of the steepest slopes in the northeast. www.skidenton.com
Cross-country Skiing: 8 miles of groomed trails are at Ski Denton. www.skidenton.com
Archery Events: Denton Hill hosts two major archery events. The Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous is in late July and is one of the largest archery events in the Eastern United States. The Potter County Bowhunters Festival is in mid-August. www.archeryfestivals.com
Modern Cabins: 5 modern cabins are open year-round and accommodate 6 people. Amenities include: full kitchen, two bedrooms (one double bed, two sets of bunks), one bath, dining area, electric heat, cathedral ceilings, and TV with DVD player. Customers provide their own linens. For information and reservations contact: www.skidenton.com.
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Denton Hill State Park
Information on nearby attractions is available from the Potter County Visitors Association. www.visitpottercounty.com
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Denton Hill State Park is along US 6 in Potter County, Pennsylvania.
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Denton Hill State Park