A World Apart in the Center of It All

It’s a place where you can work, live and grow.

It’s Central Pennsylvania.

Central PA Livability Magazine PDF

Life on the Susquehanna River

The Susquehanna Greenway is a corridor of parks, trails, and river communities that are waiting for you to explore! River Towns, Parks & Trails, Water Trails, Tours, Scenes & Sips, Paddle Club and more!

Explore the historic sites, river access points, and other features within the Greenway through an interactive map!

Susquehanna Greenway Partnership

Home to the Susquehanna River. The longest river on the East Cost of the United States that includes the scenic tributary Juniata River that passes through several mountain ridges and water gaps.

Have the need for speed? Central Pennsylvania has several fun and exciting dragways, speedways, truck and tractor pulls and more! 

Thousands of acres of state parks and hundreds of miles of walking and bike trails with some of the most amazing vistas, beaches, waterfalls and lakes!

Where the world comes together every year for the Little League World Series to show the power and impact youth baseball and softball have to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities.

Numerous off-road trails and destinations available in Central Pennsylvania including the AOAA, that offers hundreds of miles of diverse trails on 6,500 acres.

Central PA offers incredible winery and brewery tasting trails including the River Rat Brew Tour, Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail, and Central PA Tasting Trail

Parks, Lakes, Trails & More!

  • 11 State Parks
  • Over 11,000 acres of State Park land
  • Over 50 miles of State Park hiking trails 
  • Over 5 miles of State Park biking trails
  • 4 lakes 
  • Over 400 campsites
  • Over 7,000 acres of hunting on State Park land

Source: Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks 

Explore Central PA State Parks
This initiative for Central PA is made possible by:

Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC)’s MADE in Central PA Next Generation Partnership
Chamber of Business & Industry for Centre County (CBICC)
DRIVE Serving Columbia and Montour Counties
Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC)
Northumberland County Planning Department
Greater Susquehanna Business Development Council (GSBDC) Snyder County
Union County Economic Development
SEDA-Cog Joint Rail Authority (JRA)