Indiana County Parks

Indiana County Parks & Trails is a natural resource-based park system located in west-central Pennsylvania. We operate 2,700 acres of parks, natural areas and historic sites along with an extensive regional trail system.

We offer year-round facilities and activities for your use and enjoyment including an extensive environmental education program series. Visit our rental facilities page to find the right facility for your next event or special occasion.

Our county parks and trails offer the chance to play, relax, improve your health and fitness and explore the natural world. We encourage and invite you to discover Indiana County Parks & Trails!

This year marks our 50th anniversary here at Indiana County Parks. We encourage you to download our anniversary booklet (PDF) or visit our Interactive Flipbook Page - this special anniversary flipbook highlights our great history as well as our accomplishments along the way!

Park Rambles

News & Announcements

Buttermilk Falls Construction Project to Begin May 18, 2017. During construction visitors will not be permitted within the construction area to the lower falls at any time. The pathway to the falls observation deck will remain open but visitors should exercise caution as the contractor moves supplies to the work site.

Upcoming Programs -

Identifying Common Trees of Western PA - Sunday June 4 - Blue Spruce Park Pavilion #3 beginning at 2:00 p.m. 
Join Mike Tyree of the IUP Biology Department as we learn about the trees, shrubs and vines found in the park. Learn how to use a dichotomous key to accurately identify trees.

For more information about other upcoming Friends of the Parks programs view the rest of the schedule on this website.

Family Nature Palooza - Saturday - June 3 - Blue Spruce Park 10 am - 3 pm. A free event offered by the Children's Advisory Commission. Register on-line at or phone (724) 463-8200 (X4218).