Prouty Place State Park
The five-acre Prouty Place State Park is five miles southwest of PA 44 along Long Toe Road. This remote park offers access to hunting, fishing and hiking within the surrounding Susquehannock State Forest.
Seasons and Hours: The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk. Contact the Lyman Run State Park office for facility seasons and hours.
Fishing: Cold water fishing is available in Prouty Run and in the streams in the surrounding Susquehannock State Forest.
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission laws apply. Complete information on fishing rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Web site.
Hunting: The surrounding Susquehannock State Forest has white-tailed deer, black bear, and squirrel.
Hunting woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, is prohibited. Dog training is only permitted from the day following Labor Day through March 31 in designated hunting areas. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pennsylvania Game Commission rules and regulations apply. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.
Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner’s vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park.
Complete information on hunting rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Web site.
Hiking: Prouty Place provides trailhead parking for hiking trails in the surrounding Susquehannock State Forest.
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Prouty Place State Park
Information on nearby attractions is available from the Potter County Visitors Association. www.visitpottercounty.com
Susquehannock State Forest: This 262,000-acre state forest offers hiking on a variety of trails including the Susquehannock and Black Forest trail systems, miles of snowmobile trails, and an ATV area located close to Denton Hill and Lyman Run state parks.
Ole Bull State Park: Offers camping, picnicking, fishing and hiking, 814-435-5000.
Kettle Creek State Park: Offers a 160-acre lake, fishing, swimming, camping, picnicking, and hiking, 570-923-6004.
Lyman Run State Park: Offers a lake with fishing, swimming, camping facilities ATV and hiking trailheads, 814-435-5010.
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum: Along US 6, ten miles west of Galeton, 814-435-2652.
Denton Hill Ski Area: Along US 6, ten miles west of Galeton, 814-435-2115.
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Highlights of the area are elk watching at the Elk Country Visitor Center, scenic PA Route 6, Pine Creek Gorge (PA Grand Canyon), the darkest skies in the east at Cherry Springs State Park, and hundreds of miles of backpacking trails, bike paths, and trout fishing streams. www.pawilds.com
Prouty Place State Park is five miles southwest of PA 44 along Long Toe Road.
GPS DD: Lat. 41.65716 Long. -77.91395
Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window. Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.
Prouty Place State Park