Pine Grove Furnace Park

Pine Grove Furnace Park Marks 100th Anniversary

This year special events will be taking place from May through October marking the 100th anniversary of Pine Grove Furnace State Park.

The park is one of the most popular attractions of Cumberland Valley is located in Michaux State Forest. It has 696 acres with various activities for nature lovers and wildlife. Hikers can explore self guided historical trail investigating the old structures of Pine Grove Iron Furnace or hiking to quartzite outcrop at the Pole Steeple Overlook.

The Appalachian Museum in the park welcomes another season with officials looking forward for an expansion.

The park features camping, lakeside beaches, historical Ironmasters Mansion hostel and hiking path to notable midway point of Appalachian Trail.

The Park officials made a schedule of events welcoming new comers and outdoor enthusiasts to join the fun and celebration of the valleys natural assets, reported cumberlink.com.

A residential conservation leadership program by The Goddard Leadership Legacy Institute for youths aged 13 to 15 will be offered in this summer from 14th July to 19th July at the Ironmasters Mansion.

The program provides the opportunity to become immersed in the historic, natural, scenic, agricultural and recreational resources of South Mountain Landscape.

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