Many of the links above will keep you specifically in Coudersport and Potter County, PA, "God's Country" and the Pennsylvania Wilds
Potter County was made for people who seek the escape and recreation of the great outdoors, the peace and quiet of the country, the friendliness of small towns, the wide open spaces where there's always room to relax. Come, hike the many trails in our state parks and forests; visit our festivals and celebrations; get to know our people, our places, our treasures.
Three major watersheds meet in Potter County: the watersheds of the Chesapeake Bay, St. Lawrence River, and Mississippi River. Moreover, the main stem by volume of the entire Mississippi river system, the Allegheny River, has its source in central Potter County, near Cobb Hill.
The Milky Way shines so bright at Cherry Springs State Park, it literally casts your shadow! In most places, people can only see a couple of hundred stars, but here, you can see thousands!
It's been named the best place on Earth (yep, the whole planet) for stargazing by the Travel Channel and has been designated a Gold Level Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association.
Also visit the Austin Dam Memorial which preserves the memory of 78 people who lost their lives when the Austin Dam failed in 1911. Austin is knowb as "the town too tough to die".
Explore the challenge of hunting the whitetail deer, wild turkey, black bear, and small game that fill our forests. Once you've faced the challenge of our wilderness, you will return again and again. And each time, a friendly welcome will be waiting.
Truly, Potter County has something for every member of the family; Good times, good friends, good memories. Come, explore it for yourself.
For more information on the area visit the Visit Potter-Tioga Counties. Thank you!