Attractions Near Shady Brook Campground
Welcome to Chestnut Oak Farm! We are a family owned and operated facility that specializes in breeding and sales of unique and traditional colored top quality Gypsy Vanner and Drum Horses for performance, personality, and presence.
Selingsgrove Speedway hosts weekly sprint car and stock car racing on Saturday nights from March through September. The one-fifth mile oval located inside of the fairgrounds’ half-mile track, started racing go karts and micro sprint cars on Friday nights during the season.
Knoebels was born on July 4th, 1926 with the Crystal Pool and a Carousel. Since then, we’ve remained a place where families can go for some good, old-fashioned fun without breaking the bank. Throughout the years, we’ve continued to add to our awesome with brand new attractions and classic rides of days gone by. Discover for yourself why so many have made Knoebels a family tradition.
Joseph Priestley House and laboratory is a historic site that preserves and interprets the contributions and significance to American history of Joseph Priestley. As a National Historic Landmark and National Historic Chemical Landmark, the site features Priestley’s manor house with its laboratory.
Raymond B. Winter State Park covers 695 acres of the Ridge and Valley Province in central Pennsylvania. Located within Bald Eagle State Forest. Halfway Lake is filled by spring-fed mountain streams and contained by a hand-laid, native sandstone dam. Open year-round, the park provides diverse opportunities for recreation.
Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland is a world-class specialized zoo offering an unparalleled educational adventure for the whole family! Exotic reptiles and amphibians in stunning, naturalistic habitats, introducing visitors to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom. Mambas, cobras, vipers, pythons and other rare and beautiful snakes, alligators, tortoises, lizards, and colorful frogs. Reptiland is open year round.
Shade Mountain Vineyards and Winery is located outside of Middleburg, Pennsylvania. While sitting outside on our expansive decks, you’ll marvel at the spectacular views of the vineyards and fields nestled in the foothills of Shade Mountain.
T & D’s Cats of the World provides a permanent home for these animals and open each summer to share their beauty with you. Nearly 300 animals call T&D’s home, including 50 felines (lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, bobcats, servals, and lynx). Other animals – bears, fox, deer, coyotes, wolf-dogs, raccoons, primates, parrots, and others – have also found their way to T&D’s.
The course at Shade Mountain is breathtaking. 18 holes built in 1969 by designer Ed Ault has bent grass on the greens and winter rye on the fairways. The course is punctuated with glistening ponds, rambling streams, white sand bunkers, elevated tees, and finely manicured greens.
The Snyder County Historical Museum has a library housing a variety of primary and secondary documents; two large rooms with museum displays, one permanent the other changing; a room detailing the history of the Civil War; and a Conference Room memorializing President Theodore Roosevelt. In addition, the Society maintains the Memorial Building in Middleburg, honoring Snyder Countians who have served in the nation’s several wars, and a log cabin.
Penn’s Cave, the only cave in Pennsylvania on the National Register of Historic Places, features glittering stalactites and stalagmites, often in mysteriously familiar shapes, such as “The Statue of Liberty” and “The Garden of the Gods.” See how dripping water has sculpted magnificent flowstone, curtains, cascades, and draperies against a background of pillars and gigantic columns.
Ashland lies in the anthracite coal region of eastern Pennsylvania. Although the area abounds in mines, in the early sixties not one was open to the general public. In May 1963, Pioneer Tunnel, which ceased operation in 1931, was re-timbered and reopened as a place where visitors could experience a real anthracite coal mine. The Tunnel affords visitors an opportunity to learn how anthracite coal is mined.
Find out what a Boom Rat is and hear about how the Susquehanna River helped Williamsport become the richest city in America during the height of the Lumber Era on the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat! Bring your entire family on a fully narrated 1 hour cruise this summer!
Safari Tours are the special attractions at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park. Specially designed cruisers take you across 150 acres of rolling land where you see herds of wild and exotic animals from around the world.