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Address: 108 Business Services Building, University Park, State College, PA 16802-1002
Phone Number: 814-863-1164
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Fresh air and nature, peace and quiet

Now that Lake Perez is (finally) refilled, Stove Valley is a great little outdoor gem about 25 minutes from downtown State College. An excellent place for canoe, rowboat, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Now that Lake Perez is (finally) refilled, Stove Valley is a great little outdoor gem about 25 minutes from downtown State College. An excellent place for canoe, rowboat, and sailboat rentals, or just to walk around. The raptor rehab center at Shavers Creek is an excellent diversion for kids of all ages (recent college graduate daughter never knew it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Programs and staff - all excellent. Facility well maintained and space utilized. Nice grounds complement their commitment to environmental education and an appreciation / preservation of natural areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

They used to hold the Regatta here, back in Stone Valley's heyday. They have a nice ropes course, nature center, and a small lake that they have finally refilled. Too few concessions, but with a little work and advertising, they could bring it back to where it was in the 1970's. The lodge is clean, the rental cabins could be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Stone Valley is lovely. Many trails and places to picnic. There's boating and boat launches, but no swimming. A nice place for a day trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Stone Valley is a lovely place to take an afternoon hike. They have a bird sanctuary with bald eagles, owls and many types of other birds. Lake Perez, which is part of Stone Valley, is currently dried up. There are however pretty streams flowing by the hiking trails.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

My sister had her wedding at the Stone Valley Lodge. It had great kitchen facilities, a gorgeous main fireplace and enough room inside for a nice set up, although there wasn't air conditioning and it got pretty hot inside. Some tables had to be moved to make room for a dance floor. Lot's of people stayed the night in one... More 

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Address: 108 Business Services Building, University Park, State College, PA 16802-1002
Phone Number: 814-863-1164
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College

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