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!

Park Rambles

News & Announcements

Herping Field Day - Join us while we explore Pine Ridge Park looking for herps (amphibians and reptiles). This program will start at Pine Lodge at Pine Ridge Park on Saturday April 18th beginning at 10 a.m. Come dressed to explore streams and woods in the park. Learn how to participate in the PA Amphibian and Reptiles Survey citizen-scientist project.

Trail Update - all of our trails are currently open and conditions are gradually improving. You will find the Ghost Town Trail surface soft in some locations as the frost works its way out of the ground.

Trout Season begins in our county on April 18th. The lake at Blue Spruce Park will be stocked by the PA Fish & Boat Commission the week of April 20th. All persons 16 years of age or older must have a fishing license. PF&BC regulations apply. Boats are prohibited on the lake.

Renowned Wildlife Artist to Visit - Al Dornisch, world-renowned wildlife artist, will be displaying and discussing his artwork from his travels throughout the world at the Purchase Line High School Library on Thursday, April 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The free program is being offered in cooperation with Friends of the Parks and the Purchase Line School District.

Covered Bridge Tour - we are offering a tour to Indiana County's four covered bridges on Saturday May 16th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Please call the Indiana County Tourist Bureau at 724-463-7505 to register for the tour bus. A $20 fee, paid in advance, covers your cost for the trip, refreshments and guided tour.