Holiday Open House Slated at Sinnemahoning State Park

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AUSTIN – On Dec. 21, the Sinnemahoning State Park will host a holiday open house from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Park Office and Wildlife Center located at 4843 Park Dr., just off Route 872.

The holiday open house presents an opportunity for the community to view the Wildlife Center all decked out in its winter splendor.  Visitors can enjoy the eye-catching holiday displays created by volunteer, Pat Martin of Emporium; Grandpa Hank’s winter village donated by Debbie Calkins of Mansfield; and of course, the wildlife exhibits, completed this year.

In addition, park staff will offer guided tours of the entire ground floor to highlight the energy-saving features that earned the Wildlife Center a Silver LEED rating.

Visitors can enjoy a hot cup of coffee or mulled cider while chatting with friends by the cozy fire.  Light refreshments will be offered throughout the afternoon.   The gift shop will be open for your last-minute gift buying needs.

All ages are welcome to attend this free event.

For more information about programs and events at Sinnemahoning State Park, contact Kim Lott, Environmental Education Specialist, at 814-647-8401 ext. 106 or by email at  Online, visit Sinnemahoning-State-Park on Facebook or view the PA State Park calendar of events at

If you need an accommodation to participate in PA State Park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.  With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.

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