GPS Coordinates: 40.97187,-80.18381
Please Note: Follow directions provided. Do not use our mailing address for GPS.
From the North: Take I-79 South to Exit 99, US Rt. 422 West. Follow US Rt. 422 West 3 miles, look for blue Rose Point Park signs. Turn right onto Old Rt. 422 at the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Shop, then follow Old Rt. 422 ½ mile to the bottom of the hill. Rose Point Park will be on your left just before the closed bridge.
From the East: Take I-80 East to Exit 19, I-79 South. Follow I-79 South to Exit 99, US Rt. 422 West. Follow US Rt. 422 West 3 miles, look for blue Rose Point Park signs. Turn right onto Old Rt. 422 at the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Shop, then follow Old Rt. 422 ½ mile to the bottom of the hill. Rose Point Park will be on your left just before the closed bridge.
From the South: Take I-79 North to Exit 99, US Rt. 422 West. Follow US Rt. 422 West 3 miles, look for blue Rose Point Park signs. Turn right onto Old Rt. 422 at the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Shop, then follow Old Rt. 422 ½ mile to the bottom of the hill. Rose Point Park will be on your left just before the closed bridge.
From the West: Take I-80 East into Pennsylvania to Exit 4, I-376 South. Follow I-376 South until it merges with US Rt. 422 East (truck route around New Castle.) Continue on US Rt. 422 East toward Butler. The 4 lane highway will exit onto 2 lane US Rt. 422 East. From this point, follow US Rt. 422 East 7 miles, look for blue Rose Point Park signs on the highway. Turn left onto Old Rt. 422 at the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Shop, then follow Old Rt. 422 ½ mile to the bottom of the hill. Rose Point Park will be on your left just before the closed bridge.
Rose Point Park is located close to many of Pennsylvania and
Lawrence County’s most unique attractions. Moraine State Park features 3,225-acre Lake Arthur, an outstanding warm water fishery
that is also great for sailing and boating. McConnell’s Mill State Park is a great place for adventure, nestled amidst striking
scenery and the deep gorge of Slippery Rock Creek, a National Natural Landmark. You can tour the restored rolling gristmill or the
covered bridge. There is also scenic hiking, white water boating and two rock climbing and rappelling areas.
The Living Treasures Animal Park is a wonderful setting for a great family experience, with a petting zoo for small children and exotic animals to fascinate both young and old alike. The Volant Main Street Shops are a quaint shopping village nestled in the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania, and the Grove City Factory Outlets are a reliable source for great shopping bargains. Visit the following websites for more information on these and other fine area attractions.
Pittsburgh has many times been named one of the best places in the world to visit. There are so many family fun attractions that it will take you several trips to experience them. Known for championship sports and world class concerts– visit the PPG Paints Arena, PNC Park or Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Step back into the past at one of the region’s history museums (Heinz History Center, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, The Frick). If art is your passion you will be overwhelmed by the choices in theaters, galleries and museums (The Carnegie, The Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory Museum). And for traditional family fun, visit Kennywood Park, the Children’s Museum, ride the Duquesne Incline or the Gateway Clipper.
McConnells Mill State Park, in Lawrence County, encompasses 2,546 acres of the spectacular Slippery Rock Creek Gorge, which is a National Natural Landmark famous for trout fishing and white water boating. Created by the draining of glacial lakes thousands of years ago, the gorge has steep sides while the valley floor is littered with huge boulders. Hiking trails, rock climbing, scenic overlooks and waterfalls are popular natural attractions. Visitors can tour a gristmill and covered bridge built in the 1800s. Home of the annual Heritage Festival, always the last weekend in September.
This 16,725 acre park offers a wide array of recreational opportunities. The 3,225 acre lake is limited horsepower, perfect for sailing the wide open spaces or kayaking in quiet coves with abundant wildlife. The 7 mile bike trail winds through woodlands and along the shore of the lake. Rentals for both bikes and various styles of boats are available. Try your hand at the challenging 18-hole disc golf course. Two swimming beaches and a wide variety of picnic shelters are also available. Home of the Lake Arthur Regatta, always the first weekend in August.
Small towns with lots of flavor. Indulge as you follow the Burger Trail, visit the Nova 208 Trail for a host of brews, ciders and wines. Check out the great fairs and festivals:
Home to several unique towns and villages Slippery Rock is one you won’t want to miss. Stop by the North Country Brewery for craft brew and a farm to table dining experience. Coopers Lake Event Center is home to several popular events and races such as the Brew Fest and the Tough Mudder Race. Here are just a few of the fairs and festivals in the area:
Known as a shopping destination with the Grove City Prime Outlets, Sharon also boasts Reyers – The World’s Largest Shoe Store along with The Winner. The area also hosts the Kraynak Garden Center, famous for both Santa Lane at Christmas and Easter Bunny Lane. Unique attractions include Wendell August and the Avenue of 444 Flags. Mercer County also offers a wide array of fairs and festivals:
Volant is a unique village of quaint shops and restaurants located on Rt 208 nestled in the valley of the Neshannock Creek. Visit one of the many events and festivals celebrating the 15 Miles of Treasures Yard Sale, Wanderful Wizarding Weekend or Witches Night Out. Nearby, New Wilmington is home to the fifth largest old order Amish community in Pennsylvania. Learn about their culture with a drive yourself map to visit their shops and farm stands. Stop by the Cheese House for tastes and treats from around the world or the Apple Castle for fresh cider and donuts, local apples and vegetables.
Grove City Premium Outlets is western Pennsylvanias premier shopping destination with over 130 of the hottest brand name stores including Coach, J. Crew, The North Face, Under Armour, Vera Bradley and White House Black Market. The open air mall is easily accessible located just off I-79, 3 miles south of I-80 serving Pittsburgh, Youngstown and Erie. Shoppers realize 25-65% savings off everyday retail prices and visitors can enjoy the savings offered by Pennsylvanias tax-free status on most clothing and shoes.
A highly interactive zoo with animals from around the world. Leave your binoculars at home, but bring your camera for those once in a lifetime photo opportunities. New this year, sister park Keystone Safari, located near the Grove City Outlets offers more up close and personal experiences with animals from all over the world.