Find Parks in Pennsylvania
There are around 600 parks in Pennsylvania. This is about half of all the tourist attractions listed in this state. Top cities in Pennsylvania with popular parks are Philadelphia, Erie, Gettysburg, Hummelstown and Pittsburgh. You may find a list of all categories of Pennsylvania attractions on this page to choose from.
Although the Quaker State may have ranked as having the 18th largest economy in the world had it been an independent country, it has not forgotten to maintain its natural attractions. In fact, Pennsylvania is home to around 120 state parks with the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks operating 112 of them.
The Valley Forge National Historic Park is its first ever state park which opened in 1893. It sits in 3500 acres of land and draws in more than 1.2 million visitors every year. Other state parks to visit in Pennsylvania include the Ricketts Glen State Park, Ohiopyle State Park, Leonard Harrison State Park, Point State Park, Kinzua Bridge State Par and Hickory Run State Park, among several others. Another beautiful must visit natural attraction in Pennsylvania is the 1077-acre Longwood Gardens which is home to 20 indoor gardens and 4600 different types of plants and trees. The place is so popular that it has been attracting more than 1 million visitors each year.
Top 10 Parks in Pennsylvania
Visit the top parks in Pennsylvania. Click on a park bellow to find the detailed information.
- Presque Isle State Park, Erie
- Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center, Gettysburg
- Indian Echo Caverns, Hummelstown
- Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill
- Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square
- Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia
- Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh
- Hershey Gardens, Hershey
- Crystal Cave, Kutztown
- Washington Square Park, Philadelphia
Other Parks in Pennsylvania
The following park in Pennsylvania is outside any city boundaries or spanning across multiple cities. Please use the city list from above section to find parks in a specific city of Pennsylvania.
Find in Pennsylvania
We have listed tourist places of Pennsylvania in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Pennsylvania attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (18)
- Theme Parks (11)
- Water Parks (8)
- Nature Attractions (880)
- Parks (566)
- Lakes (27)
- Beaches (1)
- Waterfalls (72)
- Hiking Trails (17)
- Campgrounds (202)
- Museums (193)
- Arts Museums (40)
- History Museums (141)
- Natural History Museums (3)
- Science Museums (13)
- Zoo (15)
- Landmarks (60)