Attractions in Potter County PA

Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago.  Its dark skies make it a haven for astronomers of all levels.  Named for the large stands of black cherry trees in the park, the 82-acre state park is surrounded by the 262,000-acre Susquehannock State Forest.  The Susquehannock Trail passes nearby and offers 85 miles of backpacking and hiking.  


On the east rim of the canyon over Pine Creek, the 585-acre Leonard Harrison State Park has modern facilities, a visitor center and the most famous scenic views of views of the canyon.  On the other side of the canyon is Colton Point State Park.


A beautiful place to see the wild elk herd of Pennsylvania!  Get up close and personal with the gentle giant.


The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum educates the public about the Commonwealth’s rich lumbering history and the ongoing care, management, and recreational use of its forests. Visitors are encouraged to explore the museum’s working historic saw mill, recreated lumber camp, exhibits, public programs and collections to discover the relevance of history in their lives.


An excellent museum that  exists:  to preserve and interpret the history of World War II; to commemorate the contribution of 40 million Americans that supported the 16 million fighting  aggression; and to help shape a stronger future for the United States by helping present and future generations understand the lessons of the 20th century.


Welcome to the E.O. Austin Home/Historical Society founded in 2001, and opened to the public on September 25, 2005. The E.O. Austin Home is a museum dedicated to the history of Austin and the surrounding areas. You can learn more about the history of; The1911 Austin flood, health care, logging and farming, our military, and many other areas.  Our two story museum houses over 1,700 square feet  and is comprised of thousands of  artifacts.  Each one with a different story and history all their own.


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