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Visiting the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, and you want to know what there is to do? Here are some attractions and activities that both locals and visitors enjoy.

Scenic views of the PA Grand Canyon Vista Views
Colton Point lookout on the west rim of the canyon, and Leonard Harrison on the east rim of the canyon offer spectacular views of the PA Canyon. These are the "Must See" vistas to visit. (directions)

Pine Creek Rail Trail Biking and Hiking in the PA Grand Canyon
One of the most popular attractions to the PA canyon is the Pine Creek Rail Trail, biking and hiking trail, a converted railroad bed that travels along Pine Creek at the floor of the PA Canyon.

Golf  Museums  Float Trips  Birding  Lakes
Theatre  Music  Hiking  Train Ride  Fishing

State Parks   Camping
Lake and Wine Region

The Pa Grand Canyon

     PA Grand Canyon attractions draw thousands of visitors every year. They enjoy hiking and biking on the Pine Creek Rail Trail and train rides on the Tioga Central Railroad, also visiting Leonard Harrison State Park and Colton Point or taking a wagon ride tour through the canyon. White Water Rafting, Wineries, Theatre, Music and Museums are all part of the PA Canyon area Attractions.

Pennsylvania's Finest Resorts

museums  

Corning Museum of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass One Museum Way, Corning, NY. Live glassmaking demonstrations, Make Your Own Glass, hands-on technology exhibits, and the World’s Largest Glass Collection.

Rockwell Museum
Rockwell Museum 111 Cedar St. Corning (607) 937-5386 The only Smithsonian Affiliate in Upstate NY. Art about American experience. Iroquois art & artifacts & more. Open daily. 17 & under Free.

Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center 134 Main St. Wellsboro (570) 724-1917 Free public exhibits.

Tioga County Historical Society 120 Main St., Wellsboro, (570) 724-6116

float trips  

Canyon Cruises Outfitters 31 Llama Lane, Wellsboro (814) 435-2969 or (877) 786-2269 Canoe, kayak, rafting and tubing excursions.
Rafting on Pine Creek
Pine Creek Outfitters, Inc. Guided trips and rentals.

golf  

The golf enthusiasts will enjoy several courses found in the area, not far from the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. Grab you clubs and head to the hills. Enjoy several area courses including the Tyoga Country Club, River Valley and more.   more info
PA Grand Canyon area Golf

lake and wine  

Lake and Wine Region near The PA Grand Canyon The Lake and Wine region is the perfect add-on to the itinerary. Beautiful lakefront scenery can compliment a wine trail adventure. Find the Romance! Discover the fun!  more info
Lake and Wine Region near The PA Grand Canyon

movies  

The Arcadia Theatre 50 Main St. Wellsboro (570) 724-4957 Call for shows and times. Four screen movie theatre and performance stage originally built in 1921

PA Grand Canyon aka the Pine Creek Gorge

theatre  

Local Theatre
Hamilton-Gibson Productions 29 water St., Wellsboro 570-724-2079 Where the local performing arts flourish.


music  

PA Grand Canyon Entertainment:
It's Always a Great Time with Band of 1, the amazing One Man Band. See him at several of the area's finest venues. Listen, Watch and Enjoy at Bandof1.com
Scott Turner, Band of 1

music festivals  

Billtown Blues Festival Blues jams in nearby Williamsport, PA. - June

Endless Mountain Music Festival (570) 662-5030 Classical and contemporary music. 2 weeks in August.

GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance - GrassRootsFest.org Trumansburg, NY Four glorious days of great music! This is the regions "must see" festival. - July

hiking  

The PA Grand Canyon area has a wealth of hiking trails. From the famous Turkey Path to the West Rim Trail, access to hiking adventure can be found here. Explore The Pine Creek Rail Trail, the area's most famous hiking and biking trail.    more info.
PA Grand Canyon Hiking

train ride  

Tioga Central Railroad North of Wellsboro on Rt. 287 (570) 724-0990 Excursion and charter trains on a thirty-four mile railroad.
Tioga Central Rail Road

wagon ride  

Canyon Wagon Rides ... Tour the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon in a horse drawn covered wagon.
PA Grand Canyon Covered Wagon Ride

fishing  

The PA Grand Canyon area offers spectacular lake and stream fishing for year-round fun.


Tackle Shack fishing supplies
The Tackle Shack
- The area's largest supplier of quality fishing tackle. If you want to know where and when to fish in the PA Canyon area, talk to Don. Tips on what to use and where to go.

birding  

From the overlooks to the lakes, from the forests to the marshes, the PA Grand Canyon area provides many species for your birding pleasure. (more info.)

observation tower  

The PA Grand Canyon Tower overlooks the PA Grand Canyon Countryside with a panoramic view of the surrounding land. It can be found about a half mile before the Leonard Harrison State Park entrance.

lakes  

The Lakes found throughout the PA Grand Canyon region have always been a part of the fun. Fishing, boating, swimming and camping. Explore the PA Grand Canyon Lakes.

skiing  

Ski Sawmill 383 Oregon Hill Road, Morris, PA (570) 724-1720

snowmobiling  


PA Grand Canyon Snowmobile Club 4814 Route 6 - Wellsboro, PA 570-724-2888

state parks  

Leonard Harrison State Park

Colton Point State Park, Hills Creek State Park, Cherry Springs, Lyman Run and others, are all part of the PA Grand Canyon area State Parks.

camping  

RV and Tent camping facilities can be found in and around the PA Grand Canyon area. Private campgrounds, Federal and State Parks, and backwoods camping are some of the many camping opportunities available in the region. Explore the canyon and enjoy the outdoors. Let's go camping!   more info
PA Grand Canyon Camping

zoo  

Animaland Zoological Park Rt. 660 Wellsboro ( 570) 724-4546 Near Leonard Harrison State Park. Over 200 exotic, wild, and domestic animals.

Things to do in Pennsylvania

Pine Creek Rich in history and scenic wonder, the Pine Creek Water Trail is a boaters paradise. Fabulous floating and fishing fun! Bring your canoe, kayak or just an inner tube.

From the Pine Creek Gorge to The Pine Creek Rail Trail   The PA Grand Canyon has so much enjoyment to offer.









Events
Cowanesque Valley Outdoors Festival September

Dickens of a Christmas Wellsboro PA December The Wellsboro Dickens of a Christmas celebration.

Finger Lakes STPR June Rally car racing. Susquehannock Trail Pro Rally.

Mansfield 1890's Weekend September

PA State Laurel Festival June Wellsboro, Pa.

PA Apple-Cheese Festival October Canton, PA (570) 673-7222

Tioga County Fair August

Troy Fair July

Woodsman's Show August