Get Bogged Down in Pennsylvania

bear meadows natural area

Get Bogged Down in Pennsylvania

Get Bogged Down in Pennsylvania

Fresh juicy blueberries right off the bushes. We thought that might get your attention.

Bear Meadows Natural Area in Centre County, Pennsylvania, sits in Rothrock State Forest in the Appalachian Mountains and features one of the largest freshwater bogs in the East. A journey along the 3.5-mile loop trail will bring you into the habitat for nearly 90 bird species and an impressive range of vegetation, including hemlock trees up to 1,000 years old. Yes, there's an abundance of black bears in the region (I bet the name of the area tipped you off), so stay alert and don't stray far from the footpath.

The big payoff is the chance to pluck tasty high-bush blueberries as you make your way around the loop.

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