The Susquehannock Trail passes nearby and offers 85 miles of backpacking and hiking. The following information will help you make the most of your first visit to Cherry Springs State Park.
If you would like to come out and enjoy the magnificent night sky at Cherry Springs and only wish to gaze for a few hours, you may do so at the Night Sky Viewing area located north of Rt.
Weather permitting, a park educator or guest speaker presents public stargazing programs on the airport side of the park.
Some of the programs are a partnership with the National Public Observatory as part of the Stars-n-Parks program.
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Cherry Springs State Park is nearly as remote and wild today as it was two centuries ago.
In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner’s vehicle or enclosed trailer.
Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park.
Feel free to bring out your own blankets, lawn chairs, binoculars and telescopes when you visit the park.
Explore the Calendar of Events for astronomy programs being presented at the park.
Pets are prohibited on the Astronomy Observation Field while astronomers are present.