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Stone Valley Recreation Area

Address: 108 Business Services Building, University Park, State College, PA 16802-1002
Phone Number: 814-863-1164
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Central PA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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206 reviews 206 reviews
48 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
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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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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