Activities -Things to See and Do

Animal Adventures

Elk Herd - The Pennsylvania Wilds is home to the largest elk herd in the Northeastern United States. Visit Winslow Hill, the favorite elk viewing spot near Benezette. For more information go to:

Punxsutawney Phil - Home of the annual Groundhog Day celebration each February 2nd since 1886, a trip to Punxsutawney to visit Phil and the Weather Museum provides a gorgeous drive through Amish country. Stop at the numeous cottage industries along the way.

Horseback Riding - At Borrowing Freedom you can arrange a horseback trail ride, a hayride or wander through their annual corn maze.

Outdoor Adventures

Bilger's Rocks - Whether you are a geology buff looking to inspect some ancient rocks or in the mood for a nature walk and picnic, Bilger's Rocks is a great place to look around and marvel at the enormous rocks, curious caves and beautiful foot paths created by mother nature millennia ago.

Fishing and boating - Clearfield County is famous for its fishing streams and lakes. Don't plan an event on the opening day of Fishing Season if you want anyone to show up anywhere but at a fishing stream or lake. For information on where you can fish and boat in Clearfield County, go to

McCracken's Canoe Rentals for canoe & kayak rentals - Call (814) 765-1410 for river conditions & personalized service.

Trail Blazer Adventures - Call (814) 590-7441 Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking, Caving, Biking, Geocaching, Orienteering, Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing.

State Parks & Forests

The Pennsylvania Wilds boasts 29 state parks and eight state forests. These areas offer many recreation opportunities, including hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing. Each park and forest is different. The closest to our vacation rentals are:

SB Elliott State Parks - Hiking - Picnicking - Fishing - Hunting - Cross-country Skiing - Snowmobiling

Parker Dam State Parks - Hiking - Picnicking - Swimming -Boating - Fishing - Hunting - Wildlife Watching - Sledding - Snowmobiling - Ice Fishing - Ice Skating - Backpacking - Birding - Interactive Nature Center - Snack Bar (summer)

Moshannon State Forests - This 183,918 - acre state forest stretches across north - central Pennsylvania and harbors deep forests where wildlife thrives in unbroken wilderness.

Rails to Trails - Clearfield to Grampian Trail - 10.5 miles along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River - Trail Activities - Bicycle, Horseback, Mountain Bicycle, Walk, Cross Country Ski

NEW! - Explore - Now you can easily find Pennsylvania trails - both land and water. There are hundreds of trails at your fingertips....and after your visit you can post comments and photos to share with others. Trail Counter on 01/08/2013 displayed on this website - 450 trails with a total Mileage of 10,570 miles. Check it out and find your adventure!

Other Near-By Events & Attractions

Clearfield County Fair - Third largest county fair in Pennsylvania, started in 1860 - one of the Granddaddys of County Fairs.

Curwensville Lake - Speed boating, no horsepower restrictions, fabulous fishing, picnic facilities, hiking, biking.


Clearfield Curwensville Country Club - Opened in 1924, this 9 hole course is just 5 minutes from downtown Clearfield.

Eagles Ridge Golf Club - Challenging public golf course sits above the Susquehanna River in Curwensville, PA

Scottish Heights Golf Club - An 18 - hole champion course with driving range

See for more golf options in and around Clearfield County.


Visitors can experience free wine tasting and tours in a renovated century-old barn at the Laurel Mountain Winery in Falls Creek.

Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery -In Curwensville is an Old World style winery that also offers tastings, tours and a large selection of Polish Pottery.

Bee Kind Winery - The newest area winery is located in Clearfield along the Susquehanna River and focused on creating great tasting balanced wines that are affordable yet unique.


Groundhog Wine Trail Festival

An annual event you won't want to miss - check it out!

Favorite Restaurants
(Most Are Within Walking Distance Of The Victorian Loft B&B And The Second Street Suite)

The Angry Bean -"We Make a Mean Cup of Coffee" - 237 E. Market Street, Clearfield (814) 765-8101

Ethan's Cafe -"Where Good Tastes Meet" - 237 E. Market Street, Clearfield (814) 765-8101

Moena's Italian Restaurant -215 E. Market Street, Clearfield (814) 765-1564

Denny's Beer Barrel Pub - Home of the World's Largest Hamburger (814) 765-7190

Shop Downtown Clearfield

Bob's Army Navy Store -Opened in 1948, 12,000 square feet, huge selection of sporting goods & military surplus. What you always imagined a military surplus store should be! 229 East Market St, Clearfield

Grice's Gun Shop -Founded in 1960, family owned and family operated. Largest sporting gun store in Pennsylvania. Selection and variety beyond compare. 216 Reed Street, Clearfield

Jim's Sports Center -Started in 1970 in a 1,000 square foot building, the store now boasts 26,000 square feet of in- depth sports equipment & quality apparel. 26 North Second Street, Clearfield

Historica Antique Emporium -Four floors, 32,000 square feet of antiques in the historic (former) Leitzinger Department Store building. Open 10AM to 5 PM daily, it would take two days of concentrated effort to see everything this store has to offer. 234 E. Market St., Clearfield (814) 762-8520(814) 762-8520


Clearfield Arts Studio Theater -Amateur theater, quality plays, music, and special events year-round. 112 E. Locust Street, Clearfield

Ritz Theater -Original 1890 building, great marque, traditional small-town theater where the admission price is less than popcorn at most urban theaters. 111 E. Market, Clearfield

322 Drive-Inn Theater - Opened in 1950 and is one of the few remaining Drive-In Theaters in Pennsylvania

Clearfield And Clearfield County

Clearfield County Tourism -

Information, history, and many more links -

Clearfield Chamber of Commerce -

Clearfield County Government -

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