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PARKS and NATURAL RESOURCES
Ricketts Glen State Park
Hiking (Falls Trail is incredible) swimming, boating, nature walks, fishing, hunting, paddle boat rental.
Swimming (Lake Jean has a sand beach. Interpretive programs at park office.
View Gallery of Ricketts Glen Falls
Worlds End State Park
Hiking and swimming. Interpretive programs at park office.
Also visit the nearby ‘Haystacks’ for a great swim on the Loyalsock, a great railroad grade hike or bike ride to
the actual swimming spot.
Mill Race Golf Course
Benton, PA: 18 hole golf course set in picturesque valley.
FISHING and FISHING SUPPLIES
Fishing Creek Outfitters
Fairmont Springs, PA: Quality fly fishing equipment and clothing. Lessons and guided tours available.
ANTIQUES and SHOPPING DESTINATIONS
Eagles Mere, PA (40 Min.)
Quiet town with restaurants and shops.
Benton, PA (20 Min.)
Collection of many antique stores and antique mall
Bloomsburg, PA (40 Min.)
Columbia County seat and home of Bloomsburg University. Cultural events, restaurants and shops.
Woolrich Factory and Outlet
Famous for clothing. This is the corporate headquarters with an extensive clothing store.
Brace’s Stables (20 Min.)
Jamison, Pa: Horseback riding, riding instructions, pony rides.
Steamtown National Historic Site: Scranton, PA
Knoebels Amusement Park (1 Hour)
Elysburg, PA: Rides, games, swimming pool, and restaurants.
GENERAL STORES and GROCERIE STORES
Red Rock Corner Store
121 State Route 118
Benton, PA (Red Rock)
Country Fresh Market
Route 487, Benton, PA
Ricketts Glen Hotel
Great food in Red Rock
221 State Route 118
Benton, Pa. 17814 (actual location is Red Rock)
Central Park Hotel
Central, PA: Casual, American style. Local hunting specimens from pheasant to bear displayed. Bar.
Trail’s End Restaurant
Sweet Valley, PA: Casual, oriented toward local campers. Full menu. Bar. Gift shop.
Inn at Turkey Hill
Bloomsburg, PA: Fine dining in elegant, antique filled atmosphere. Bar.
Jamison City Hotel
Jamison City, PA: Oriented toward hunters and campers. Bar.
Bloomsburg, PA: Fine dining in center of college town.
Central, PA: Serves lunch and dinner. No alcohol.
ANNUAL EVENTS and TOURS
Oats Bluegrass Festival – When: End of June
Bloomsburg Fair, Bloomsburg, PA – When: Last week in September (two weekends)
Benton Rodeo – When: End of June beginning of July
Hunting Season – When: Fall
Fall Foliage – When: October and November
Antiquing – When: Great Year Round
WINERIES, BREWERES and CIDERWORKS
15 Flat Street
Lopez, PA 18628
Colonel Ricketts Hard Cider Winery
126 S. Third Street
PO Box 604
Benton, PA 17814
Benton Cider Mill
72 Campbell Road
Phone: (570) 864-3806
OTHER UNIQUE ATTRACTIONS
Organic farming and demonstrations
Laundromat: Bloomsburg or Berwick
PA State Police:
Fairmont Township Vol. Fire Co.
State liquor store:
Bloomsburg or Berwick
Beer: Benton Beer Barn: Stillwater, PA