Outdoor Activities

in Cumberland Valley

Discover and explore the serene and stunning landscape of the beautiful Cumberland Valley. Outdoor opportunities include over 54,000 acres and 200 miles of trails, three state parks, two state forests, and scenic waterways. If your passion is hiking, kayaking, birding, golfing, world-class fly-fishing, biking, seeking out breathtaking views, or simply being out in the sunshine, you'll find it all and more in the Valley. It's ok to want something easy.

10 Overlooks: Year-Round Views of Cumberland Valley

Overlooks and vistas are among some of the most popular hikes and for good reason. For most of us, the only time to really examine the landscape of a place is while standing on top of a mountain. In Cumberland... Learn More

5 Favorite Biking Trails in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley offers a variety of scenic biking routes and trails that will delight casual riders and experienced cyclists alike. From leisurely creekside paths to strenuous forest trails, cyclists can choose... Learn More

Kid-Friendly Hikes in Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley's scenic landscape is ideal for families who love outdoor activities, especially hiking. Nature beckons on an array of trails crisscrossing our charming towns, rolling fields, and quiet... Learn More

Off the Beaten Path: Explore Our Lesser-Known Trails & Parks

Cumberland Valley’s wide-open spaces provide the perfect opportunity to reconnect with nature. You might consider exploring some of our lesser-known trails and parks. Here are some suggestions. LeTort Falls... Learn More

Swimming in the Valley

During the cooler months, we all dream of relaxing by the pool or splashing around with friends and family. One of the easiest ways to beat the summer heat is by jumping in the water. Luckily, the Valley has some... Learn More

Uncover the Valley's Trails this Summer

Summer is one of the best times to uncover Cumberland Valley's many trails and try something new. Whether you are traveling as a couple or with friends or family, the trails below are the perfect way to... Learn More

Cumberland Valley - A Fly-Fisher's Paradise

Here's everything you need to know about the waterways of Cumberland Valley. Home of renowned fly-fishermen like Ed Shenk and known for famous fly-fishing streams, including the Yellow Breeches Creek, LeTort... Learn More

Reconnect to the Outdoors

Nature beckons in the form of picturesque trails, scenic mountains, rolling fields, and country roads that weave through the rich landscape of the beautiful Cumberland Valley. Take a deep breath and savor the quiet... Learn More

6 Places to Find Zen

Experience the quiet, natural beauty of Cumberland Valley in these six locations, where you can find delightful moments of calm that will leave you feeling peaceful and relaxed. 1. Kings Gap Garden Get in touch with... Learn More

Bird Watching Weekend

Birdwatchers can make a foray to Cumberland Valley to see a spectacular array of bird species populating the forests, mountains, and valleys of this region of south-central Pennsylvania. Whether you only have a... Learn More


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