Effective 5/31/21, all COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and other businesses were lifted. The masking order was lifted on 6/28/21. However, businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies and individuals may continue to mask if they choose to do so. Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels are ready to welcome you. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take any necessary precautions.

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Man wading in the Yellow Breeches Creek fishing

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Andre Weltman

Dr. Andre Weltman is a local historian and is chair of the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park. He often provides guided tours on the history of the park.

Michaux State Forest: Then & Now

Forests and Charcoal “During the winter months the woodsman’s axe was heard in every direction, felling the timber and converting it into cord wood. During the summer the smoke of hundreds of charcoal pits could be seen in every direction, making the mountain from base to summit a…

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