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Tioga County, PA

Tioga County is conveniently located in North Central Pennsylvania. Just 4 to 5 hour drive from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore/Washington DC area.

To get here, Route 15 (soon to be Interstate 99) and Route 6 will lead you right to Tioga County.

Fishing

Cast yourself into every angler's dream. Let the lakes and streams of Tioga County lure you away from your hectic everyday life.

Just as varied as the fish you'll catch in our waters are the tupes of experiences available in the north central mountains of Pennsylvania. Whether you are a warm weather fisherperson or would rather experience the thrill of ice fishing, you will be reeled in by:

  • over 1100 miles of stocked and native trout streams
  • fly fishing only areas
  • catch and release areas
  • numerous lakes full of trout, large and smallmouth bass, yellow perch, blue gill and an occasional muskie or walleye.

Birding

Travel to the Marsh Creek wetland viewing blind at the Muck just outside of Wellsboro, and you can see a variety of bird species, waterfowl, and even some larger area mammals. Of course, Tioga County has many Important Birding Areas (IBAs) as designated by the Pennsylvania Audubon Society.

Parks and Forests

Tioga County is home to Pine Creek Gorge otherwise known as Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon. The Gorge is surrounded by 165,000 acres of the Tioga State Forest making it a truly pristine area to visit. The area abounds with outdoor activities including horseback riding, canoeing, rafting, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, hunting, and much more!

Tioga is also home to seven lakes scattered throughout the county. You can fish, swim, picnic, boat, hike, or just enjoy any of these special water retreats.

When you visit Tioga County, you'll find that our outdoors will beckon you to return time and time again as you listen to that inner voice to find peace, tranquility, and a simpler way of life.

 

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